Shannon Sampson, Ph.D.
Evaluation Center Director
Department of Educational Policy Studies & Evaluation
205 Dickey Hall
Shannon Sampson, Ph.D., is Director for the College of Education Evaluation Center. In this role, she leads evaluation studies for projects funded by National Science Foundation, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Education, National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, and local foundations. She teaches graduate courses in program evaluation, measurement, and survey research methods at the University of Kentucky. Dr. Sampson’s doctorate is in Educational Policy and Evaluation with an emphasis in Assessment and Evaluation related to Foreign Language and English Language Learners. Prior to her role as faculty, she was a secondary foreign language educator and later a district-wide resource specialist for Foreign Language and English Language teachers. Dr. Sampson is a member of the graduate faculty in the Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation department in the College of Education.
Research categories: Assessment, Evaluation, Research Methods, Teacher Education