Jimmy Kijai

Jimmy Kijai

Jimmy Kijai

Title: Professor, Research and Statistical Methodology
Office Location: Bell Hall 167
E-mail: kijai@andrews.edu
Phone: (269) 471-6240

Education

Ph.D., University of South Carolina
M.Ed., University of South Carolina
B.A., Spicer Memorial College

Biography

Malaysian by birth, Jimmy currently teaches graduate level courses in research and statistical methods.   He is a former high school science/math teacher.  He has taught in Thailand, Kenya, Tanzania, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Peru, Zambia and Trinidad.  He is married to Lucia and has three grown sons.  He enjoys photography, playing racquetball and golf.

Current Research or Professional Activities

Jimmy is a member of the American Counseling Association, American Educational Research Association, American Psychological Association, Midwest Psychological Association, and the National Council on Measurement in Education.  His research interests center around school effects.  He was the Principal Investigator for a research on college ecperiences of Adventist students in Adventist and non-Adventist colleges and universities in North America.  Most recently, he was principal investigator on a survey of student engagement in four Asian Adventist universities.