Eugene KennedyEugene Kennedy  

Associate Professor

Bachelor's Degree(s): Sociology, Benedict College, 1977
Master's Degree: Educational Statistics & Measurement, University of Iowa, 1982 MA, Soc. Psychology & Methodology, University of Iowa, 1980
PhD: Educational Research, University of South Carolina, 1990
Phone: (225) 578-2193
Fax: (225) 578-9135

Email: ekennedy@lsu.edu

Office: 111G Peabody Hall

Biography

Eugene Kennedy holds a Ph.D. in Educational Research Methodology from the University of South Carolina.  He has worked as a researcher for a testing company, a state department of education, and has served as a technical consultant and evaluator on numerous district, state, and national projects.

Selected Publications

Jones, L. & Kennedy, E. (2008). Passing the leadership test.  Lanham, MD: The Rowman & Littlefield Publishing Group.

Kennedy, E. (2006). Psychometrics.  In Fenwick English (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership and Administration. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Lasky, S., Stringfield, S., Teddlie, C., Kennedy, E., Schaffer, E., Chrispeels, J., Daly, A.J., & McDonald, D. (2005). Designing and conducting a gold standard effective schools study.  Journal of Effective Schools, 4(1), 27-45.

Kennedy, E. (1995). Contextual effects on academic norms among elementary school students. Educational Research Quarterly, 18(4), 5-13.

Kennedy, Eugene (1988). Estimation of the squared cross-validity coefficient in the context of best subset regression. Applied Psychological Measurement, 12, 231-237.

Selected Presentations

Kennedy, E., Sitharama, S. I., and Pang, S. (2009, May). Multi-University Research and Training in information Assurance and Computer Security.  Paper presented at the 3rd Annual Conference on Understanding Interventions That Broaden Participation in Research Careers,  Bethesda, MD.

Symansky, J. and Kennedy, E. (2008, March). The Louisiana school accountability system: An examination of the achievement gap from 2001 to 2006. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York, NY.

Yu, F., Kennedy, E., Teddlie, C. and Crain, M. (2007, April).  Identifying effective and ineffective schools for accountability purposes.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Chicago, IL.

Kennedy, Eugene & Mandeville, Garrett (1990, April). A Longitudinal Study of the Social Distribution of Achievement For a Cohort of Public Primary School Students. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Boston, Mass.

Kennedy, Eugene  & Mandeville, Garrett (1987, April).  A Study of the Link Between Social Class and Academic Achievement in South Carolina Over a 5 Year Period. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Washington, DC.

Selected Grants/Funded Projects

McAnelly, N.W., [PI], Nixon, B.C. [PI], Kennedy, E. [Co-PI], Neubrander, F. [Co-PI], Madden, J.J. [Co-PI] (8-10-2010 to 8-10-2011). Evaluation proposal for the EBRPS American Recovery and Reinvestment Act Program. East Baton Parish School System, $346,000.

Kennedy, E. [PI] (2008-2009) Longitudinal Study with University of Louisiana Lafayette. University of Louisiana, Lafayette, $118,802.