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Director, James M. Jeffords Center
James M. Jeffords Center
College of Education and Social Services
Public Relations:Jon Reidel, (802) 656-8206,
Specialty:Policy Evaluation in Education and Human Services; Quantitative Analysis
Biography:Dr. Meyers came to Vermont in 1971, when he joined the faculty at the University of Vermont having received his Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut. During his tenure at UVM he has taught quantitative methods, directed several grant programs and served as department chair for the Department of Education. He has also served appointments as visiting scholar to Stanford University, Oulu University in Finland and Oxford University, England. While on leave from the University from 2000-2004, he served as Deputy Commissioner of Education for Vermont where he directed the development of the New England Common Assessment program. He is the founding director of the James M. Jeffords Center for Policy Research.