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Department of Counseling, Foundations, and Leadership

Department of Counseling, Foundations, and Leadership

Eli Jones

Assistant Professor of Research

 Eli Jones


Dr. Eli Jones

Position: Assistant Professor
Office: Frank Brown Hall 3105
Phone: 706-565-1453

Office Hours

Tuesday: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
(Changes dependent on semester)


Brigham Young University, Ph.D. in Educational Inquiry, Measurement, & Evaluation, 2016
Provo, UT
Dissertation: Using Regression Discontinuity with Multiple Cutoffs to Estimate the Effects of Tier 2 Reading Interventions in Elementary School.

Brigham Young University, MPA, 2009
Provo, UT
Emphasis in Human Resource Management

Weber State University, B.A., 2006
Ogden, UT
Communication Studies

Specialty Area

Research Methodology


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.

Link to curriculum vitae