Assistant Professor of Research
Dr. Eli Jones
Brigham Young University, Ph.D. in Educational Inquiry, Measurement, & Evaluation, 2016
Dissertation: Using Regression Discontinuity with Multiple Cutoffs to Estimate the Effects of Tier 2 Reading Interventions in Elementary School.
Brigham Young University, MPA, 2009
Emphasis in Human Resource Management
Weber State University, B.A., 2006
Eli A. Jones received is MPA and Ph.D. from Brigham Young University. He is Assistant Professor of Research at Columbus State University. His published works are related to measurement and evaluation in P-12 education settings. His research focuses on rater-mediated assessment and other forms of performance assessment in education settings such as teacher evaluation and principal leadership. His research interests also encompass the psychometric evaluation of measurement instruments used in assessment. He has published in numerous educational journals, and has presented at regional, national, and international educational conferences. He has worked extensively in teacher evaluation research, and completed a postdoctoral post at the University of Missouri’s Network for Educator Effectiveness. His prior teaching experience includes work as a second grade French dual-language immersion teacher and as an instructor of statistics at Columbia College.