Current Evaluation, Measurement and Research Doctoral Students

Listed below are the current students in the Doctor of Philosophy in evaluation, measurement and research program in the Department of Educational Leadership, Research and Technology at Western Michigan University.

Deyab Almaleki
Deyab Almaleki

Research interests: Evaluation, measurement and research

Polly Barrett
Polly Barrett

Research interests: Consumer evaluation of food—the efficacy of spices in salt reduction, the perception of chili peppers, hops bitterness, garlic and onion

John Brusk
John Brusk

Research interests:
 Information technology; measurement; and Web-based mental health staging

Hongyan Cui
Hongyan Cui

Research interests: 
The use and analysis of preferential ranked data; measurement

Katie Daniels
Katie Daniels

Dissertation title: "
An Examination of Response Shift Bias in Retrospective Pretesting Using a Measurement Invariance Mode"

Tammy (DeRoo) Russell
Tammy (DeRoo) Russell

Research interests: 
Program evaluation of health and human services

Yu Du
Yu Du

Research interests: 
Methods specific to evaluation and social science research and their application in the field of education and human services

Xiaojie (Jason) Hu
Xiaojie (Jason) Hu

Research interests: 
Quantitative research specifically in hierarchical linear modeling

Nakia James
Nakia James

Research interestsIncreasing Nonprofit Sustainability Activities with Effective Requests for Proposals: A Mixed Methods Evaluation of RFPs as an Instrument for Success

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Diyana Kamarudin

Tracy Koehler
Tracy Koehler (Frieswyk)

Research interests: 
Evaluation, measurement and research in medical education and health research.

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William Maddix

Ran Shi
Ran Shi

Research interests: 
Evaluation, measurement and research in education

Kathryn Wilson
Kathryn Wilson

Research interests: 
Evaluation and research design of health, alternative health, and human service organizations; historical analysis; nonprofit organizational sustainability; and the application of statistics

Mustafa Yildiz
Mustafa Yildiz