Jeff is a senior officer for the strategy, learning and evaluation department. Jeff assists with research related to special projects, including support for Special Interest and Individually Directed project measurement. Before joining the foundation, Jeff was a research associate with the Office of Innovation for Education at the University of Arkansas. He was also a Distinguished Doctoral Fellow, graduate assistant and research associate with the UA’s Department of Education Reform. Jeff has interned with the Heritage Foundation in Washington, D.C., and taught courses in geometry and philosophy at Haas Hall Academy in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Jeff holds a Bachelor of Arts in physics and philosophy, with a minor in religious studies, as well as a Ph.D. in education policy from the University of Arkansas.