Roger Chu currently serves a Research Systems Developer at Research for Action (RFA), where he conducts quantitative analyses on a variety of projects.
Prior to his staff positions at RFA, Roger was a Stoneleigh Emerging Leader Fellow there from 2016-2017. In that role, he assessed the implementation of the Pennsylvania Academic and Career and Technical Training (PACTT) Alliance, a network of juvenile justice facilities that work to meet a set of quality standards for academic, career, and technical preparation for the youth they serve. Previously, Roger taught honors mathematics at Camden Academy Charter High School. He also taught middle school math for two years through Teach for America. Roger developed his research skills while in graduate school; he conducted qualitative research for the Norris Square Civic Association, designing interview protocols and analyzing the diverse viewpoints of residents and other community stakeholders.
Roger holds a BS in mathematics from Georgetown University and a master’s in urban education from the University of Pennsylvania.