Dr. Christopher Cappelli

Senior Research Scientist


Christopher Cappelli joined the CEISMC Educational Research and Evaluation Team in 2011.  He earned his B.S. in Biology from Wagner College in Staten Island, NY, a Masters in Public Health (MPH) in Global Environmental Health from the Rollins School of Public Health at Emory University, and a Ph.D. in Research, Measurement, and Statistics from the Department of Educational Policy Studies at Georgia State University. 

Dr. Cappelli's work centers on research and evaluation for education and public health programs.  His work specifically focuses on the use of innovative methods to design and conduct useful evaluations to provide program stakeholder's with data-informed feedback that can be used to improve their programs and information regarding overall program impact.  Additionally, he contributes to research projects that aim to extend our knowledge around the topics of teacher professional development programs and graduate student education.  His interests and expertise include program evaluation and survey methods, as well as methodological expertise using discrete-time survival analysis, multilevel modeling, social network analysis, and other quantitative methods.