Associate Director of Research, Evaluation, and Development

Kim manages learner experience research and project evaluation at Learning Innovation.  She has extensive experience in survey design, research protocol development, attrition analysis, statistical methods, propensity score analysis, and stakeholder identification.  She has overseen many different types of evaluations including retrospective (pre/post) studies, random control trials, proof-of-concept evaluations, and qualitative projects.  Kim also supports academic research at Learning Innovation, both as a research principal investigator and as a consultant to faculty members conducting research on teaching and learning.

Contact Kimberly


(919) 660-6936

Physical location:
American Tobacco Campus

Mailing address:
334 Blackwell Street
Strickland Building, Suite 340
Durham, NC 27701


Prior to joining Duke, Kim was a Senior Research Associate at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where she continues to teach as an adjunct sociology instructor.  She led several large, multi-site evaluations and spearheaded a national initiative to standardize measures across the field of financial services research.  Her research has been published in many leading journals on higher education including Educause Review, Current Issues in Emerging eLearning, and Educational Media International, and she is a regular speaker at the American Evaluation Association annual meeting. Kim holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and received her B.A. from Indiana University.