The NRTC is thrilled to welcome Andrew Tatch as a Research Associate III. For the last four years, he served as a graduate research assistant at the MSU Social Science Research Center. During this time, he presented and published work relating primarily to impaired driving, substance use and misuse, and health disparities. Andrew holds a doctorate in sociology with a focus on social stratification and social inequalities from Mississippi State University. He earned his masters and bachelor's in sociology at Valdosta State University. Andrew will utilize his academic training and research experience to assist in the development of peer-reviewed publications and reports. Andrew says he is “eager to work in such a respected organization that is fully committed to improving employment outcomes of persons with blindness or low vision."