Jimmy Kijai

Jimmy Kijai

Title: Professor
Office Location: Bell Hall 160C
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 and Trinidad.  He is married to Lucia and has three grown sons.  He enjoys photography, and playing racquetball and golf.

Current Research or Professional Activities

Jimmy is a member of the American Educational Research 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 experiences of Adventist students in Adventist and non-Adventist colleges and universities in North America. His current research activities include a study on college expereinces of students at four Adventist colleges and universities in Asia. He is also working with a group of graduate students in examining attempted suicide among youths in denominationally affiliated junior and high schools in North America.