Jeffrey Pomerantz

3308 W Crockett St, Seattle, WA 98199 | 919-599-5742 | jeffrey@pomerantz.name | jeffrey.pomerantz.name

Researcher with 20+ years of experience in conducting quantitative and qualitative, mixed-methods, applied
and basic research; program development and program evaluation; and strategic planning

Core competencies
Mixed Methodology | Social Science Research Methods | Program Evaluation | Data Analysis &
Visualization | Consulting | Writing | Presentations | Strategic Planning | Higher Education Leadership |
Grant Writing | Information Science & Library Science | Curriculum Design & Teaching

Experience
SENIOR RESEARCH ANALYST | EDUCAUSE | 2016 – PRESENT
Principal investigator on research projects on IT in higher education; Project lead for ad hoc teams; Write
reports and present at conferences and directly to member institutions; Inform and shape EDUCAUSE’s
research agenda based on evidence, the higher education terrain, and the membership’s needs

EVALUATION CONSULTANT | SELF-EMPLOYED | 2006 – PRESENT
Freelance program evaluation consulting for a wide range of clients, including state and federal
government agencies, and corporations

VISITING PROFESSOR | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON SEATTLE | 2013 – 2015

PROGRAM DIRECTOR | UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA AT CHAPEL HILL | 2009 – 2013
Director of Undergraduate Studies and Director of the Field Experience Program for the School of
Information and Library Science; outreach and liaison to partner organizations

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR | UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA CHAPEL HILL | 2003 – 2014
Principal investigator on multiple basic and applied research projects; Managed budgets up to $500,000;
Mentored graduate students; Taught multiple courses; Published and presented extensively

MANAGER OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY | SIMMONS COLLEGE | 1995 – 1998
Managed all campus computer labs and desktop support; Collaborated with other campus units to provide
staff and faculty support; Managed staff; Developed institutional IT strategy

SOFTWARE ANALYST | SEGUE SOFTWARE | 1993 – 1995
Developer and QA analyst for software startup

Education
PhD, INFORMATION SCIENCE | 2003 | SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY

MS LIBRARY & INFORMATION SCIENCE | 1997 | SIMMONS COLLEGE

BA COMMUNICATION | 1993 | UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS AMHERST
Select Publications
Pomerantz, Jeffrey. (March 2017). IT Leadership in Higher Education, 2016: The Chief Information
Officer. Research report. Louisville, CO: EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research.
Pomerantz, J., & Peek, R. (2016). Fifty Shades of Open. First Monday, 21(5).
Pomerantz, J. (2015). Metadata. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.
Greene, J., Oswald, C., & Pomerantz, J. (2015). Predictors of Retention and Achievement in a Massive Open
Online Course. American Educational Research Journal, 52(5), 925-955.
Pomerantz, J., Hank, C., & Sugimoto, C. R. (2015). The State of Social Media Policies in Higher Education.
PLOS ONE, 10(5).
For more publications, see my website or Curriculum Vita: jeffrey.pomerantz.name/publications/

Select Public Speaking
Pomerantz, J. & Brooks, D. C. (2016, October). Analytics and Student Success: Research and
Benchmarking. EDUCAUSE Annual Conference, Anaheim, CA.
MIT Press Podcast, Episode 78. (December 2015).
Maximizing Open Access and the DPLA. DPLAfest, Boston, MA. 25 October 2013.
For more presentations, see my website or Curriculum Vita: jeffrey.pomerantz.name/presentations/

Select Teaching
Courses on research methodology, evaluation & assessment, information literacy, information services, &
metadata, for multiple institutions of higher education
MOOC on metadata, for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, offered through Coursera
Workshop on educational metadata, for the NASA Center for Distance Learning

Professional Development
Numerous courses including: Python, R, JavaScript, institutional research, macro- & microeconomics,
finance, & astronomy. Numerous workshops on quantitative and qualitative research methodologies
and analysis tools. Numerous conferences in Information Science, Evaluation, & Education.

Volunteer Experience
· Board of Directors & Technology Lead, Seattle Derby Brats
· Editor of the Open Access Directory, a project of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard U.
· Volunteer, Humanitarian Data Exchange, UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs