Tiffany Smith

Educational Research Methodology

Senior Evaluation Specialist
Office: 236 SOEB
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Research Interest/Keywords

  • Reflective Practice
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness
  • Program Evaluation
  • Stakeholder Communication


  • 2014 Ph. D. In Educational Psychology and Research, with concentration in Evaluation, Statistics, and Measurement – University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • 2010 B. A. in Psychology and Philosophy – University of Tennessee, Knoxville


Dr. Tiffany Smith is the Senior Evaluation Specialist at the Office of Assessment, Evaluation, and Research Services at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and she also teaches evaluation and research methodology courses. She received her Ph. D. in Educational Psychology and Research, with concentrations in Evaluation, Statistics, and Measurement, at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville.  Before coming to UNCG, Tiffany was an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, where she taught interpersonal effectiveness, evaluation, research, statistics, psychology, and practicum and internship courses. Her research interests include reflective practice in evaluation, interpersonal effectiveness, and stakeholder communication.

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Shoemaker, C., & Smith, T. L. (2017). The influence of personality and military membership on relationship satisfaction. Journal of Student Research, University of Wisconsin – Stout

Brinkley-Etzkorn, K. E., Schumann, D., Bigler, B. A., & Smith, T. L. (2016). Designing an evaluation of instructional consultation in a higher education context. To Improve the Academy: A Journal of Educational Development, 35(1), 121-152.

Smith, T. L., Barlow, P. B., Peters, J. M., & Skolits, G. J. (2015). Demystifying reflective practice: Using the DATA model to enhance evaluators’ professional activities. Evaluation and Program Planning, 52, 142-147.

Barlow, P. B., Skolits, G. J., Heidel, R. E., Metheny, W., & Smith, T. L. (2015). Development of the biostatistics and clinical epidemiology skills (BACES) assessment for medical residents. Postgraduate Medical Journal, 0, 1-8. doi: 10.1136/postgradmedj-2014-133197

Barlow, P. B., Smith, T. L., & Skolits, G. (2014). Five strategies for successful assessment in graduate medical education. World Medical and Health Policy, (6)1, 51-62.

Asif, I. M., Johnson, S., Schmieg, J., Smith, T., Ashwin, L. R., Harmon, K. G., Salemo, J. C., & Drexner, J. A. (2014). The psychological impact of cardiovascular screening: The athlete’s perspective. British Journal of Sports Medicine, 1-6.