Conduct your scholarly research with the support of Johnson & Wales University’s Center for Research and Evaluation (CRE).
Work with the center to find external funding for your research, develop manuscripts for submission to journals and produce papers to present at state, regional and national conferences.
Whether you’re a member of the education community or a JWU faculty member, graduate student or alumni, the center can connect you with resources to support your research efforts and professional development.
Contact Robert Gable, CRE director, at 401-598-2952 to get involved.
JWU Research FellowsBillups, Felice Braun, DonnaDeMagistris, DeniseDiPaola, ThomasFilippelli, Lawrence Gable, Robert, CRE directorHolmquist, CarolJasparro, RalphKiley, Meghan L.Kim, MinKite, Stacey Perakslis, ChristineSisco, Lisa Sivula, Martin
Invited Research Fellows Brian Bartolini, associate vice president for Academic Affairs, Providence CollegeTimothy Ryan, policy analyst, Rhode Island School Superintendents Association
Goals The goals of our Center for Research and Evaluation are to
Mission The Center for Research and Evaluation will focus on research, faculty professional development and service to education leaders. Specifically, the CRE will:
Support school improvement efforts through the conduct of a scholarly research agenda by Graduate School faculty and students.
Support faculty, doctoral students and alumni in the development of research papers for presentation at state, regional and national conferences, and the development of manuscripts for submission to journals.
Provide professional development for faculty and graduate students in the areas of research design, data analysis and program evaluation.
Identify and seek state, federal and foundation external funding to support the conduct of scholarly research and professional development.
Create opportunities for doctoral students to participate in faculty sponsored research projects not related to their dissertations.
Collaborate with educational leaders in conducting action-based research which will enable RI educators to improve the performance of their students.
Establish working relationships with the following RI and New England professional groups to facilitate and support mutual research interests: RISSA, RIASP, RIASBO, ARIASE, RIMLE, RI-ASCD, NASPA – Region I, and NEAIR.
Develop this website to disseminate CRE fellows' research materials and enable education leaders in the region to access and add to resources available through this website.
Where will your research lead? Our research fellows write papers and articles on everything from cyberbullying and school finance to tourism and technology. read more