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Dr. Kimberlee Everson
Dr. Kimberlee Everson
- Associate Professor, Research Methods


  • Ph.D., Educational Inquiry, Measurement, and Evaluation, Brigham Young University, 2012
  • M.S., Statistics, Brigham Young University, 1988
  • B.S., Statistics, Brigham Young University, 1987


Kimberlee Everson is a specialist in quantitative methods, including statistics and psychometrics. She joined the WKU faculty in 2014.

Courses Taught:

  • EDFN 500 (Research Methods)
  • EDFN 501 (Educational Statistics)
  • EDLD 722 (Survey Methods for Educational Leaders)
  • EDFN 740 (Intermediate Statistics)
  • EDFN 744 (Advanced Research Methods)

Research Interests:

My research interests focus on the use of statistical models to estimate teacher and school inputs to student outcomes. In addition, I examine quasi-experimental methods, particularly propensity score-based approaches.

Selected Publications:

  • Everson, K.C., Feinauer, E., & Sudweeks, R. (2013). Rethinking teacher evaluation: A conversation about statistical inferences and value-added models. Harvard Educational Review, 83, 349-370.
  • Everson, K.C. (2016). Value-added modeling and educational accountability: Are we answering the real questions? Review of Educational Research, 1-36.
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