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Jill Feldman, Ph.D. (Jill Feldman)

PROJECT AFFILIATION:

  • MSPGP
    • Roles: Project Evaluator

PROFESSIONAL ROLES

  • Researcher, Evaluator 

BIO

Jill Feldman comes to Westat with over 20 years of professional experience including providing oversight and supervision of large complex research and evaluation studies, including RCTs and rigorous quasi-experimental designs. She holds both a doctoral and master's degree in educational psychology from Temple University. 

EXPERTISE

Program Evaluation, Statistics, Developmental Psychology, and Early Childhood Education 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS

Benishek, L.A., Feldman, J.M., Shipon, R. W., Mecham, S., & Lopez, F. G. (2005). Development and validation of the Revised Academic Hardiness Scale. Journal of Career Assessment, 13(2).

Feldman, J.M., Snelbecker, G.E. & Benishek, L.A. (2005).Strengths-based Attributes as Non-ability Predictors of Freshmen's Academic Achievement at an Urban University. Discussion session at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association Conference, Montreal.

Feldman, J.M. (2004). Summary of 2003-2004 Findings from Evaluation of Philadelphia's 21st Century Community Learning Center Program. Invited presentation for principals, site coordinators, and community providers, School District of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA.

Feldman, J.M., Whittington, S., & Colangelo, B. (2004).Facilitating Applied Evaluation Workshops for the Non-Profit Sector: Lessons from the Field. Roundtable discussion at the 27th Annual Eastern Evaluation Regional Society Conference, Absecon, N.J.

Koenig, K. & Feldman, J. (2004). Practical Application of Structural Equation Models in Social Science Research. Invited Continuing Education Workshop presented at the International Annual Conference of Association for Women in Psychology, Philadelphia, PA.

Feldman, J.M. (2003). Child Development and Behavior Management Strategies in Elementary After School Programs. Invited presentation for the Get Smart Tutor Training program, Temple University's Center for Social Policy and Community Development, Philadelphia, PA.

Feldman, J.M. & Benishek, L.A. (2003). Effective Communication Strategies: Talking with Teens. Invited presentation at Bodine High School for International Affairs, Parent Orientation, Philadelphia, PA.