Dr. Huifang Zuo is a Research and Evaluation Associate in Outlier Research & Evaluation at the University of Chicago since 2017. She received her Doctoral Degree in Educational Research Methodology (focusing on quantitative methods) and M.A. in Geography Information Science (GIS). Currently, she is studying interdisciplinary quantitative methods that can be applied in educational research through the Master program of Quantitative Methods & Social Analysis at the University of Chicago. Dr. Huifang Zuo specializes in STEM education and workforce development research, particularly for underserved K12 populations. She also conducted geography-related educational research with integrating GIS technologies into education to better explore and understand educational outcomes. During her professional training, her research has focused on STEM education, neighborhood conditions in relation to academic achievement, and self-efficacy in learning English as a second language.