Nicholas Beyler, PhD
Dr. Nicholas Beyler is the Vice President of Social, Behavioral, and Methodological Sciences Research at 2M. He is an expert in sample design, analysis of complex survey data, random assignment procedures, model-based analysis, and systematic evidence reviews.
Dr. Beyler supports 2M’s work in various capacities. Currently, he serves as the project director for USDA FNS’s Quick Response Surveys and Data Analysis indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (IDIQ). He is also the project director for an IDIQ for the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). Dr. Beyler leads and coordinates proposals for any task orders that come out of these IDIQs, which includes coordinating staffing, technical approach, and budgets. Additionally, he oversees work associated with these task orders, such as sampling frame construction, sample design, instrument development and testing, and data collection and analysis.
Prior to 2M, Dr. Beyler was a Senior Statistician with Mathematica Policy Research. Dr. Beyler has published articles in, and served as a peer reviewer for, the Journal of Applied Statistics, Preventive Medicine, the Journal of School Health, the Journal of Physical Activity and Exercise, and Medicine and Science in Sports and Exercise. Dr. Beyler earned his PhD in Statistics and his Master of Science in Statistics from Iowa State University, and he received his Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and Economics from Lawrence University.