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Jennifer Lowman, Ph.D.

Director, Student Persistence Research


Jennifer Lowman supports mixed methods program and learning outcomes assessment for co-curricular programs and student services at Nevada. She conducts original research for the improvement of student persistence, progress, graduation, and career preparation. Occasionally, she teaches courses on research methods, statistics, and a variety of sociological and educational topics.

She also consults locally, independent of her University position, to support assessment, program evaluation, and data-use in community service programs. Previous career experiences include survey design and deployment with the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey and doctoral work in the University of Nevada, Reno's Interdisciplinary Social Psychology Ph.D. program. Jennifer is married to a local science teacher; she's raising two kids to be tree-hugging liberals; believes DIY is the only way to truly live; and can be found in her garden.