Mesika is a report production analyst in the Research Technology Unit, where he designs and implements professional development training for report contributors and coaches incoming report coordinators. His training sessions cover topics from report production to data visualization software. Mesika has worked as a report coordinator on several projects — including Supporting Healthy Marriage evaluation and the Head Start CARES project — and has conducted technical assistance for the Making Pre-K Count program. Previously, he interned in the White House Office of National AIDS Policy and for the AIDS Action Committee of Massachusetts, where he conducted state-level policy advocacy. Rob holds a BA in philosophy from Brandeis University and is currently pursuing an MPA in public and nonprofit management and policy from the Robert F. Wagner Graduate School of Public Service at New York University.