Aileen Reid

Educational Research Methodology (ERM) Department

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Assistant Professor
Office: 248 SOE Building

Research Interest

  • Educational measurement and psychometrics
  • Culturally responsive, STEM, and mixed methods research and evaluation
  • Program evaluation theory and practice
  • Higher education and large-scale assessment
  • Public policy and accountability


  • B.A., Public Policy Studies, Duke University
  • M.P.A., Health Policy and Management, New York University
  • M.S., Educational Research, Measurement and Evaluation, University of North Carolina Greensboro
  • Ph.D., Educational Research, Measurement and Evaluation, University of North Carolina Greensboro


Dr. Aileen Reid has extensive experience in mixed methods research, evaluation, assessment and psychometrics. Her evaluation and assessment experience spans K-12 and higher education, health and social policy, non-profit and government contexts. Her current research centers on diversity, equity, and inclusion in higher education as it relates to faculty, first-generation students and students from low SES backgrounds, and STEM education. Other strands of her research and practice include applications of advanced statistical and measurement techniques in education and understanding the intersection of program evaluation, accountability and public policy in K-12 and higher education. Dr. Reid teaches classes on research methodology, assessment and program evaluation and is the co-program chair of the American Evaluation Association Teaching of Evaluation Topical Interest Group.

Link to Dr. Reid’s CV


Reid, A. M. (2020). Applying an educative approach to engage stakeholder values in evaluations of STEM research and education programs. Evaluation Journal of Australasia, 20(2), 103-108.

Reid, A. M., Boyce, A. S., Adetogun, A., Avent, & C., Moller, J. (2020). If not us, then who?: Evaluators of color and social change. In L. C. Neubauer, D. McBride, A. D. Guajardo, W. Casillas & M. Hall (Vol. Eds.). Examining Issues Facing Communities of Color Today: The Role of Evaluation to Incite Change. New Directions for Evaluation, 166, 23-36.

Ishitani, T. T., &; Reid, A. M. (2015). First‐to‐second‐year persistence profile of commuter students. New Directions for Student Services, 2015(150), 13-26.

Berry, C., Kaplan, S. A., Reid, A., &; Albert, S. (2009). The viability of community partnerships initiated by external funders. Public Health Reports, 124(4), 590-593.