James Madison University

Alumni

Quantitative Psychology Concentration


Carolyn Miesen (2016), Assessment Developer at Western Governors University

Thai Ong (2016), Assessment & Measurement PhD Program at JMU

Heather Harris (2015), Assessment & Measurement Ph.D. Program at JMU

Liz Pyburn (2015), Assessment & Measurement Ph.D. Program at JMU

Rochelle Fisher (2015), Assessment Coordinator: Salisbury University’s Office of University Analysis, Reporting and Assessment

John Sessoms (2015), Educational Research Methodology Ph.D. Program at the University of North Carolina Greensboro

Kristen Smith (2014) Assessment & Measurement Ph.D. Program at JMU

Oksana Naumenko (2014), Educational Research Methodology Ph.D. Program at the University of North Carolina Greensboro

Ashley Charsha (2013), Assessment Analyst, University of Tennessee's Office of Institutional Research and Assessment

Jeff Kosovich (2013), Educational Psychology: Applied Developmental Science Ph.D. Program, University of Virginia

Oksana Naumenko (2013), Educational Research Methodology Ph.D. Program, University of North Carolina Greensboro

Bozhidar Bashkov (2012), Assessment & Measurement Ph.D. Program, James Madison University; Associate Psychometrician, American Board of Internal Medicine

Jessica Flake  (2012), Measurement, Evaluation, and Assessment Ph.D. Program, University of Connecticut; Post-doc fellow at York University

Jerusha Gerstner (2012), Assessment & Measurement Ph.D. Program, James Madison University; Manager: Marriott International, Analytics & Solutions (i.e., oversees research design, analysis, program evaluation)

Megan Rodgers (Good)  (2012), Assessment & Measurement Ph.D. Program, James Madison University; Director of Academic Assessment at Auburn University

Kelli Samonte (2012), Educational Research Methodology Ph.D. Program, University of North Carolina Greensboro

Matthew Swain (2012), Assessment & Measurement Ph.D. Program, James Madison University; Research Scientist: HumRRO

Tanja Waugh (2012), Educational Measurement & Statistics PhD Program, University of Iowa

Daniel Jurich (2011), Assessment & Measurement Ph.D. Program, James Madison University; Currently Psychometrician: National Board of Medical Examiners

Jason Kopp (2011), Assessment & Measurement Ph.D. Program, James Madison University; Associate Psychometrician: American Board of Surgery

Allie Brown (Yost) (2010), Industrial Organizational Psychology Ph.D. program, George Washington University; Research Scientist: Talent Management Labs at CEB

Anna Zilberberg (2010), Assessment & Measurement Ph.D. Program, James Madison University; Educational Program Manager: Evaluation Systems, Pearson

Melynda Cotton (2009), SAS Programmer, Harvard School of Public Health

Mary Johnston (2009), Research Associate, American Board of Internal Medicine; Assessment & Measurement Ph.D. Program, James Madison University

Tara Shore (2009), Loudoun County Mental Health Division2

Megan France (2008), Assessment & Measurement Ph.D. Program,  James Madison University; Instructor & Assessment Specialist for the College of Arts & Sciences and School of Engineering at Santa Clara University

Carol Barry (2007), Assessment & Measurement Ph.D. Program,  James Madison University; Associate Research Scientist: The College Board

Pamela Kaliski (2006), Assessment & Measurement Ph.D. Program, James Madison University; Associate Psychometrician at The College Board

Abby Lau (2006), Assessment & Measurement Ph.D. Program, James Madison University; Assistant Professor of Education & Director of Assessment: Emmanuel College

Lisa Baranik (2005), Measurement and Individual Differences Ph.D. Program, University of Georgia; Assistant Professor of Psychology at East Carolina University

Brandi Weiss (2005), Ph.D. program in Measurement, Statistics, and Evaluation, University of Maryland; Assistant Professor of Educational Research at George Washington University

Amanda Fairchild (2004), Quantitative Psychology Ph.D. Program, Arizona State University; Associate Professor of Quantitative Psychology at The University of South Carolina

S. Jeanne Horst (2004), Assessment & Measurement Ph.D. Program, James Madison University: Assistant Professor of Assessment & Measurement at JMU

B.J. Miller (2004), Assessment & Measurement Ph.D. Program, James Madison University; Director of Institutional Research at Eastern Mennonite University

Kara Owens (2003), Assessment & Measurement Ph.D. Program,James Madison University; Special Assistant to the President, Institutional Effectiveness & Assessment: Salisbury University

Experimental Psychology Concentration


Rachael Bryson Peck (2016). Air Force Captain and Instructor, Dept of Behavioral Sciences and Leadership, United States Air Force Academy

Kristian Ponder (2016). Adjunct Instructor, Dept of Health Sciences, JMU (applying for PhD programs in Behavioral Neuroscience for 2017).

Casey Williamson (2016). Ph.D. program in Behavioral and Cognitive Neuroscience, City University of New York-Graduate Center.

Richard (Ric) Hohn (2015). Ph.D. program in History, Quantitative & Theoretical Psychology, Simon Frasier University

Sancho Sequeira (2015). Research Associate at Windwalker Corporation, Tysons Corner, VA.

JJ O’Malley (2014), Ph.D. program in Neuroscience, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston

Ashley Shemery (2014), Ph.D. program in Neuroscience, Kent State University/NEOMED

Ashley “Lily” Assgari (2014). Ph.D. program in Experimental Psychology--Vision and Hearing Sciences, University of Louisville

Sarah Marrs (2013), Education Psychology Ph.D. Program, Virginia Commonwealth University

Lauren Whitehurst (2013), Experimental Psychology- Systems Neuroscience Ph.D. Program, University of California, Riverside.

Christopher Becker (2012), M.D. program at The University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Alex Manuel Borgella (2012), Experimental Social Psychology Ph.D. Program, Tufts University

Chris Runyon (2012), Quantitative Methods Ph.D. Program, University of Texas at Austin

Becca (Kimberly R.), Marsh (2010), Assessment & Measurement Ph.D. Program, James Madison University

Jonathan Schuett (2010), Engineering Psychology Ph.D. program, Georgia Institute of Technology 

Jennifer Roche (2007), Ph.D. from University of Rochester; Assistant Professor, Dept of Speech Pathology & Audiology, Kent State University 

Thomas A. Farmer (2003), Ph.D. in Cognition and Perception, Cornell University. Associate Scientist, Center for Mind and Brain, University of California-Davis

Behavior Analysis Concentration


Verena “Ren” Bethke (2016), Ph.D. program in Behavior Analysis, CUNY-Queens

Curtis Bradley (2013). Ph.D. program in Experimental Psychology, East Tennessee State University

Daniel Peterson (2013), Ph.D. program in Behavioral Neuroscience, East Tennessee State University. Currently Post Doc fellow at University of Colorado Institute for Behavioral Genetics

Brad Joachim (2012), Ph.D. program in Experimental Psychology, West Virginia University

Tonya Lambert (2011), Ph.D. program in School Psychology, Syracuse University. Currently Licensed Psychologist in Virginia and BCBA-D. Adjunct faculty, JMU and UVA.

Whitney Smiley (2011), Ph.D. in Educational Research and Measurement, University of South Carolina. Currently Analyst at SAS Institute

Brantley Jarvis (2010), Ph.D. program in Behavior Analysis, University of Florida

Philip Erb (2009), Ph.D. program in Behavior Analysis, University of Florida

Applied Research Concentration


Erik Inglis (2016), PhD program in Sports Psychology, Florida State University

Elizabeth Smith (2016), PhD program in Assessment & Measurement, JMU

Kim Johnson (2015), Health Educator, James Madison University Student Health Center

Cathryn Richmond (2015), Data Manager/Protocol Monitor at Emmes Corporation in Rockville, MD

Mariafe Panizo (2015), Psy.D. program in Clinical-School Psychology, James Madison University

Kelly Foelber (2014), Ph.D. program in Assessment and Measurement, James Madison University

Kathleen Casto (2012), Ph.D. program  in Neuroscience and Animal Behavior, Department of Psychology,  Emory University.

Sarah Vasquez (2012), Behavior Analyst, Behavioral Services of Tennessee, Memphis, Tennessee

Chauncy Brinton (2011), Psy.D.in Combined Clinical-School Psychology, James Madison University. Post doc resident, Department of Defense.