Kevin Eagan
Researcher, University of California Los Angeles (UCLA)
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Kevin Eagan is an Assistant Professor in Residence in the department of education and the Assistant Director for Research for the Higher Education Research Institute (HERI) at UCLA. As Assistant Director for Research at HERI, Dr. Eagan works with the Director to develop the national instruments used to survey college students and postsecondary faculty and implements the research agenda for the Institute. Dr. Eagan's research interests include issues related to undergraduate science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) education, contingent faculty, student retention, institutional contexts and structures of opportunity, survey validity and reliability, and advanced quantitative methods. He currently serves as Principal Investigator with Dr. Sylvia Hurtado on an NIH- and NSF funded project that examines students’ pathways through STEM postsecondary education and into the labor force. He obtained his Ph.D. in Higher Education and Organizational Change from UCLA, his M.S. in Higher Education Administration from North Carolina State University, and his B.S. in Mathematics from Greensboro College.

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