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Dr Jeanine Romano

Executive Director - Sharjah Education Academy

Dr. Jeanine Romano has a PhD in Curriculum and Instruction with an emphasis in Measurement and Evaluation from the University of South Florida. She is currently working as the Executive Director of the Sharjah Education Academy. She previously worked as Director, Business Education Data, Benchmarking, and Analysis at AACSB International- The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. In addition, she previously worked as a Psychometrician at The American Board of Pathology and was the Project Manager for their CertLink MOC Assessment Initiative.

Dr. Romano has worked in the field of Higher Education for over 25 years as a faculty member and in Institutional Research and Assessment both in the United States and the Middle East. She is a founding member of the Middle East North Africa Association of Institutional Research (MENA-AIR) . She has participated in over 80 research conference presentations. Her work has been published in the Journal of Experimental Education, Journal of Educational and Psychological Measurement, Journal of College Student Development, and Internet and Higher Education. She has been nominated for the Florida Educational Research Association’s Distinguished Paper Award six times and has won this award both in 2004 and 2006. She was also the recipient of the 2007 Florida Association of Institutional Research Best Paper award. Her research interests are in the areas of Statistics, Educational Measurement, and Institutional Effectiveness and Assessment in Higher Education.