Hans Bos
Senior Vice President


  • Research and methodology
  • School reform
  • Technology and learning

Johannes “Hans” M. Bos is a senior vice president at American Institutes for Research. He is a nationally recognized expert in the conduct of randomized control trials in education and other areas of social policy research. Since 1992 he has conducted numerous evaluations and policy studies in education, child development, welfare reform and labor policy. In recent years his work has also included evaluation of health reform programs, literacy programs in middle and lower-income countries and programs to improve the process of teacher recruitment, hiring and induction. At AIR, Bos is responsible for quality assurance and project review procedures. He also serves as principal investigator on several ongoing research and evaluation studies. Bos earned his doctorate at New York University’s Robert F. Wagner School of Public Service, where he also taught statistics, financial management and program evaluation. He has published in Evaluation Review, the Journal of Human Resources and Child Development. Bos serves as an external peer reviewer for the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences’ Standards and Review Office.