Dr. Carolyn Pearson

Dr. Carolyn Pearson





Educational Foundations
Office: DKSN 419F
Office Phone: 501.569.3553
Email: lcpearson@ualr.edu

Dr. Carolyn Pearson joined the faculty as a Professor in 2004. In addition to her teaching duties, she serves as an Executive Editor of The Journal of Educational Research.

Dr. Pearson continues to stay active in the American Educational Research Association. Her research agenda has resulted in numerous publications in prestigious journals such as The Journal of Educational Research; Educational and Psychological Measurement; Educational Research Quarterly; and Practical Assessment, Research and Evaluation. She teaches various measurement, research, and statistics courses for the Foundations unit and is interested in the integration of technology into the classroom and online instruction.

Research Interests:

  • High-stakes Testing
  • Teacher Autonomy
  • Student Evaluation of College Instruction


  • Ph.D. in Measurement and Evaluation, University of South Florida
  • M.P.H. in Epidemiology and Biostatistics, University of South Florida
  • B.A. in Health Education, University of South Florida