Staff of Institutional Analysis

Jennifer Hodges

Associate Vice President for Institutional Effectiveness

Jennifer joined DACC in August 2021 as the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs and started her current position in July 2023. She serves as the Accreditation Liaison Officer for DACC, directs the Office of Institutional Analysis, and supports assessment, institutional effectiveness, and specialized accreditation efforts across the college. Prior to joining DACC, Jennifer worked at NMSU – first in the College of Arts and Sciences and then as the inaugural Director of the Center for Academic Advising and Student Support. She earned her PhD in Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education from Michigan State University. She also earned an MS in Student Affairs Administration from Texas A&M University and a BS in Marketing from Ball State University. 



 Xiaojing Wei

Institutional Researcher

Xiaojing joined DACC’s Institutional Analysis as an institutional researcher in March 2015. Her current duties focus on analyzing survey data, addressing specific research questions and data requests on student’s enrollment, retention and graduation from within and outside the institution. She received a M.S in Accounting from NMSU in 2012 and M.S in Applied Statistics from NMSU in 2014. In her spare time, she enjoys swimming, hiking, and spending time with family and friends.

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 Alejandro Bernal

Institutional Researcher

Alex became part of Doña Ana Community College in May 2019 as a Data Analyst for the Institutional Analysis Department. He is charge of Adult Education data analysis for DACC South County Centers. He received a M.A in Economics from NMSU in 2012 and a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from NMSU in 2010. He is also working on a Doctorate in Economic Development with a focus on community development around local food systems and is set to finish in 2023. When free time comes around, Alex enjoys growing organic food, playing sports, and rock hunting.



 Analyssa Martinez

Institutional Researcher

Analyssa joined the DACC Institutional Analysis team in December 2023 as an Institutional Researcher. She received her M.A. in Sociology from NMSU in 2022, and previously received two bachelor’s degrees from NMSU in 2020. In her free time, Analyssa enjoys playing board games, cooking, and spending time with family and friends.