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Emily Hadley

Emily Hadley

Research Data Scientist


MS, Analytics, North Carolina State University
BS, Statistical Science, Duke University


Emily Hadley is a Research Data Scientist with the RTI International Center for Data Science. She collaborates with other technical contributors and subject matter experts on applied data science projects in several practice areas including health, education, social policy, and criminal justice. Her technical skills include machine learning, forecasting, agent-based models, dashboard development, natural language processing, predictive analytics, data visualizations, and expertise programming in Python and R. Active areas of research include machine learning to automate coding of survey text responses, near real-time analytics dashboards for clinical trial enrollment in low and middle income countries, and agent-based modeling of resource demands related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Prior to joining RTI in 2018, Emily served as an AmeriCorps college adviser in rural North Carolina, where she used data-driven techniques to build a college-bound culture. Her college advising work was featured in the New York Times in May 2017.

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