Curriculum Vitae Resume

Curriculum Vitae:  Jennifer D. Kelly, Ph.D.

2215 Raintree Boulevard, Kokomo, IN |  (765) 210-2843  |  jennifer


Professional Profile


Committed teacher and researcher with expertise in business and secondary education.


Sought after educational researcher with two fully-funded research programs and a solid body of published research.


Skilled business leader with experience in instructional design.





Yale University, Teachers College, New Haven, CT 1990

Doctor of Philosophy (Education Curriculum and Instruction)


Columbia University, School of Education, New York, 1983

Master of Arts (Education Instructional Design)


Princeton University, Princeton, NJ, 1980

Bachelor of Science (Economics)

Graduated with University Honors


Teaching Experience


brigham young University, PROVO, UT  1999 – Present

Professor of Education

Teaching Activity:  Curriculum Theory, Economics, Instructional Design, and  Research Methods.

Research Activity:  Wrote five chapters for colleagues book, presented two papers for publication.

University Service:  Committee member for accreditation team.

Significant Achievements:

  • Professor of the Year.
  • Mentored three graduate students supporting research.
  • Wrote application to secure $4M grant.
  • Cultivated alliances between university and busineses to fundraise for displaced families.


brigham young University, PROVO, UT  1997 – 1999

Associate Professor of Education

Teaching Activity:  Educational Statistics, Instructional Design, Online Learning Models, and Research Methods.

Research Activity:  Wrote two books and delivered two papers to faculty.

Departmental Service: Recruited graduate research students and assisted with grant applications.

Significant Achievements:

  • Professor of the Year.
  • Directed well-received new teacher orientation courses.
  • Established forum for networking between local businesses and university community.


denver state College, DENVER, CO 1994 – 1997

Assistant Professor of Education

Teaching Activity:  Evaluation Methodology, Instructional Design, and Technology in Education.

Research Activity:  Wrote five articles and delivered three papers.

Departmental Service: Helped students write grant application.

Significant Achievements:

Professor of the Year.

Assisted with successful grant application for $200,000 technology grant.

Delivered motivational lectures to high school students.


Highlights of Work Experience


brunswick Business Center, New Brunswick, NJ 1988 – 1994

Director of Corporate Training

Directed corporate training department of 30 personnel including writers, graphic artists, trainers and evaluators. Helped recruit corporate clients. Designed custom training programs for corporate clients.

Generated several repeat and referral client relationships.

Led transition from paper courses to digital courses.

During tenure revenue was increased by 35%.


BRUNSWICK Business Center, New Brunswick, NJ 1985 – 1988

Manager of Executive Education Programs

Led develoment team to create custom instructional programs for executives. Developed marketing campaigns to target executives. Worked with local business leaders to determine course needs.

Customized courses to suit industry.

Created targeted presentations to identify benefits of courses to potential clients.

Mentored and assessed trainers.






Service to the Profession


Publicity Committee, American Society for Training & Development, Chairman

Alliance Teams, Western Association of Schools and Colleges, Member

CEO Panel on Executive Training, The International Association for Management Education, Member


Service to the University


Freshman Week Orientation, Group Leader

Technology Committee, Chairman

Leadership Committee, Member


Service to the School


Curriculum Committee, Chair

Research Review Committee, Chair

Mentoring Program, Member







Conference Presentations, Poster Sessions, School and Community Lectures


Collaborative Learning Strategies for Increased Retention, (1995).  Conference for  Progressive Education.

Computer-Based Training for Executives, (2001).  Conference of the International Association for Management Education.

Data Strategies and Online Learning, (2000).  Annual Meeting for Computer-Based Learning.

Ethical Considerations in Online Learning Research, (1997). Convention of the American Research in Education Consortium.

Computer Use in Corporate Training, (1996).  Meeting of the New Jersey Chapter for Training & Development.



Honors and Awards


School Awards


Alumni Service Award, 2000

Professor of the Year, 3 years

University Exemplary Service Award, 2002


Professional Awards


Business Leaders in Education, 1997

Denton Mark Award for Educational Research, 1999



Research Activity


Research Topics


Computers in Corporate Training

Role Playing in Learning

Teacher Assessments and Performance





Teaching Activity


Courses Taught


         Adult Education
         History of Education
         Curriculum Development
         Lectures on Role-Play Based Training
         Corporate TrainingTheory
         Computer-Based Learning Models
         Curriculum Theory
         Testing Methodology



Courses Developed


         Adult Education
         Role-Play Based Training
         Computer-Based Learning Models
         Corporate Training Theory



Evaluation Results


Regularly ranked in top 2% of university professors.

Chosen to lead model teaching sessions to new hires.





Professional Affiliations


Academy of Human Resource Development (AHRD)

American Association for Adult & Continuing Education (AAACE)

American Education Research Association (AERA)

American Society for Training & Development (ASTD)

Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM)




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