Staff Contacts

Rebecca Hong, Ed.D.

Assistant Vice Provost of Educational Effectiveness and Assessment

University Hall 4823
Rebecca.Hong@lmu.edu 

Rebecca serves as the Assistant Vice Provost of Educational Effectiveness and Assessment and the Chief Accreditation Liaison Officer (ALO) at Loyola Marymount University. She leads university assessment, accreditation, and institutional change efforts to advance equitable learning environments and respond to the needs of learners in the 21st century. Her work centers around examining voice and power in spaces and constructing new ways to partner with students around learning and equity in higher education. Her most recent publication, “There is No Return to Normal: Harnessing Chaos to Create Our New Assessment Future” through the National Institute of Learning Outcomes Assessment (NILOA) provides strategies for institutions to consider in light of the dual pandemics of COVID-19 and racism.

Prior to joining LMU, Rebecca served as Assistant Provost for Educational Effectiveness, Dean of Curriculum and Assessment, and Associate Professor of Education at Biola University. She earned her Ed.D. in Educational Leadership, with a focus in Higher Education Administration, from the University of Southern California, M.A. in Education from Biola University, and a B.A. in Economics from University of California, San Diego. She is also a proud graduate of the WSCUC Assessment Leadership Academy (Cohort VI) and continues to serve on WSCUC accreditation review teams.

Chris Schmader, Ph.D.

Research Associate in Assessment

University Hall 1869
cschmade@lmu.edu



Chris has served as a Research Associate in the Office of Assessment at Loyola Marymount since January 2018. In this role, he conducts research on assessment methods, consults with faculty on program- and course-level learning assessments, and helps conduct university-wide assessments of Loyola Marymount's Undergraduate Learning Outcomes. He also administers the Educational Effectiveness Inventory (EEI), an annual survey of academic programs' assessment activities at LMU.

Chris completed his undergraduate degree in English at Davidson College and holds a Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from Northwestern University, where he studied how social context affects the negotiation of meaning in conversation. He also worked as an assessment researcher at Northwestern, collaborating with faculty and administrators to assess the impacts of summer academic programs on student achievement.

Allison Jeu

Research Partner in Assessment and Analysis

University Hall 1863

Allison currently works as a Research Partner in Assessment and Analysis in the Office of Assessment at Loyola Marymount University, providing student voice and support towards Assessment and the improvement of student learning. She is a junior student at LMU, working towards a Business Administration and Marketing degree.

Jeremy Law

Research Partner in Assessment and Analysis

University Hall 1863

Jeremy currently works as a Research Partner in Assessment and Analysis in the Office of Assessment at Loyola Marymount University. He is a senior Applied Informations Management Systems student working towards a degree in Business Administration. Within the Office of Assessment, he will be offering his perspective as a student as well as data analytical skills in order to work towards improving student learning and forge greater bonds between professors and students.

Fez Hosseini

Graduate Research Assistant in Assessment (Emeritus)

Fez worked as a Graduate Research Assistant in the Office of Assessment at Loyola Marymount University from Fall 2019 through Spring 2020, supporting efforts to improve university-wide assessment practices for improving student learning outcomes. As an MBA candidate at LMU, Fez plans to improve his business acumen in order to pursue a career in management consulting, with aspirations to eventually start his own business.

Fez completed his undergraduate degree at UCSD, receiving his B.S. in Human Biology. He then worked as a Medical Administrative Assistant, facilitating the day-by-day office activities at Bennett Surgery Center - a dermatology office in Santa Monica, CA that specializes in Mohs surgery.