Dr. Doug Leigh earned his Ph.D. in instructional systems from Florida State University, where he served as a technical director of projects with various local, state, and federal agencies. His current research, publishing, and speaking engagements concern psychometrics, machine learning, and science communication. He is co-editor of The Handbook of Selecting and Implementing Performance Interventions (Wiley, 2010) and coauthor of The Assessment Book (HRD Press, 2008), Strategic Planning for Success (Jossey-Bass, 2003) and Useful Educational Results (Proactive Publishing, 2001).
Leigh served on a two-year special assignment to the National Science Foundation, is a two-time chair of the American Evaluation Association's Needs Assessment Topic Interest Group, and a past editor-in-chief of the International Society for Performance Improvement's (ISPI) monthly professional journal, Performance Improvement. A lifetime member of ISPI, he is also a member of the editorial board for its peer-reviewed journal, Performance Improvement Quarterly.
- PhD, Florida State University
- MS, Florida State University
- MDR, Pepperdine University
- BA, Florida State University
- 734: Advanced Multivariate Analysis
- 766: Research Design and Analysis
- 791: Dissertation Research
- Needs Assessment Resources
- Useful Educational Results: Defining, Prioritizing & Accomplishing (2001)
- Strategic Planning for Success: Aligning People, Performance, and Payoffs (2003)
- The Assessment Book Applied Strategic Thinking and Performance Improvement Through Self-Assessments (2008)
- Handbook of Improving Performance in the Workplace, The Handbook of Selecting and Implementing Performance Interventions (2010)
- Curriculum Vita: Doug Leigh, Ph.D.