Edward Parker, MA
Edward Parker has been a data analyst with Philliber Research & Evaluation since 1992. He has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from Utica College of Syracuse University, and a Master of Arts degree in Sociology from the State University of New York, College at New Paltz.
His experience at Philliber is diverse and includes evaluation of projects involved with young fathers, teen pregnancy, housing, the homeless, needle exchange, HIV/AIDS, prison, high school initiatives, and after school tutorial programs. His responsibilities include creating program models, designing forms for use in evaluations, SPSS programming, data analyses, graphic design, and creating reports and presentations.
Edward’s publications include the following:
"Graphical Presentation of Multilevel Data: Table Versus Flowchart Format." New Directions for Evaluations, No. 73, Spring 1997, Jossey-Bass Publishers.
"An Exploration of Self-Concepts Among Incarcerated Fathers." Classical and Contemporary Issues in Corrections: Roxabury Publishing Company, Los Angeles, California (1997).
"A Prisoner's Research: Insights and Perspectives on Receiving a College Education While Incarcerated." Forum on Correctional Research, Volume 8 Number 1, 1996.
"The College Library and Research Center: Students' Opinions and Ratings." The Yearbook of Correctional Education, 1992.
"A College Library and Research Center in a Correctional Facility: An Innovation in Post-Secondary Education in a Correctional Facility." Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, Volume 17 (1/2), 1991.
"The Social-Psychological Impact of a College Education on the Prison Inmate." Journal of Correctional Education, Volume 41, Issue 3, 1990.
Presentations at conferences:
"Impact of the Minority AIDS Initiative on Participants in 12 Treatment Education and Adherence Programs," presented at 2nd International Conference on HIV Treatment Adherence, March 28-30, 2007.
"Voluntary HIV Testing Among Prenatal Clients," presented at the 1998 12th World AIDS Conference in Geneva, Switzerland.
"Prisoners Conducting Research on Prisoners: Methodologies and Procedures," presented at the 46th annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology in Miami, Florida, November 9-12, 1994.
"The Interaction Effect of Self-Determinacy and a College Education on Prisoners' Self-Efficacy," presented at the 46th annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology in Miami, Florida, November 9-12, 1994.
"A Review of Studies from Within: Prisoners Doing Research on Prisoners," presented at the 45th annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology in Phoenix, Arizona, October 27-30, 1993.
"An Exploration of Self-Concepts Among Incarcerated Fathers," presented at the 44th annual meeting of the American Society of Criminology in New Orleans, Louisiana, November 4-7, 1992.
"An Exploration of Self-Concepts Among Incarcerated Fathers," accepted for presentation at the Third North American Conference on the Family and Corrections in Batesville, Virgina, September 23, 1991.
"The College Library and Research Center: Students' Opinions and Ratings," presented at the 46th International Conference of the Correctional Education Association, Washington DC, July 7-10, 1991.