Associate Assessment Specialist; Associate Professor of Graduate Psychology
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Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807


  • PhD, James Madison University (2010) Concentration: Assessment and Measurement
  • MA, James Madison University (2004) Concentration: Assessment, Measurement and Statistics
  • BA, Millersville University (1988) Concentration: Psychology
  • RN, Lancaster Institute for Health Education

Scholarly Interests/Research Topics

  • Assessment-related professional development
  • Assessment in higher education
  • Propensity score analysis and quasi-experimental designs
  • Applications of statistical methods and research design to higher education assessment settings
CARS Faculty/Assessment Specialist Role:

S. Jeanne Horst, PhD oversees the Professional Development team in the Center for Assessment and Research Studies. In this capacity, Jeanne and a team of three graduate students and an administrator work to support the university’s assessment efforts by planning and providing assessment-related professional development opportunities for faculty and staff. In addition, Jeanne serves as the assessment liaison to faculty and staff in the Center for Global Engagement, and the Ethical Reasoning in Action program.

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