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Jeffrey Grigg: SOE Faculty 

Jeffrey Grigg PhD

Assistant Professor
410-516-0726
2701 N. Charles St.
Suite 300
Baltimore MD, 21218

Biography

Jeffrey Grigg is an assistant professor affiliated with the Center for Social Organization of Schools and Baltimore Education Research Consortium (BERC) at the Johns Hopkins School of Education. He recently completed a two-year postdoctoral fellowship with BERC and the Science Achievement in Baltimore Elementary Schools (SABES) project. His research interests include student mobility and transitions, intergenerational inequality, student non-cognitive skills, teacher professional development and causal inference in real-world settings. 

He operated a summer and afterschool academic enrichment program in New Haven, Conn., as well as taught middle and high school English in New Haven and London. His recent work has been published in Sociology of Education; Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis; and Journal of Educational Psychology.

He holds M.S. degrees in both sociology and educational leadership and policy analysis and a Ph.D. in sociology from the University of Wisconsin, where his graduate training was supported by a fellowship from the U.S. Department of Education’s Institute of Education Sciences.  

Education

Ph.D.: Sociology, University of Wisconsin, 2014
M.S.: Sociology, University of Wisconsin, 2008
M.S., Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, University of Wisconsin, 2006
B.A., English, Yale University, 1999
 

Courses Taught

Basic & Inferential Statistics
 

Grants and Contracts Awarded

Recent Publications and Presentations

Hanselman, Paul, Christopher S. Rozek, Jeffrey Grigg, and Geoffrey D. Borman. In press. “New Evidence on Self-affirmation Effects and Theorized Sources of Heterogeneity from Two Cohorts in a Large-scale Replication.” Journal of Educational Psychology. doi: 10.1037/edu0000141
 
Hanselman, Paul, Jeffrey Grigg, Sarah K. Bruch, and Adam Gamoran. 2016. “The Consequences of Principal and Teacher Turnover for School Social Resources.” Research in the Sociology of Education, 19, 49-89.
 
Borman, Geoffrey D., Jeffrey Grigg, and Paul Hanselman. 2016. “An Effort to Close Achievement Gaps at Scale through Self-Affirmation.” Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis 38(1), 21-42. doi: 10.3102/0162373715581709
 
Grigg, Jeffrey, and Geoffrey D. Borman. 2014. “Impacts and Alternatives: Evidence from an Elementary Charter School Evaluation.” Journal of School Choice: International Research and Reform, 8(1), 69-93, doi:  10.1080/15582159.2014.875413
 
Liou, Yi-Hwa, Jeffrey Grigg, and Richard Halverson. 2014. “Leadership and the Design of Data-Driven Professional Networks in Schools.” International Journal of Educational Leadership and Management, 2(1), 29-73, doi:
10.4471/ijelm.2014.08
 
Grigg, Jeffrey, Kimberle A. Kelly, Adam Gamoran, and Geoffrey D. Borman. 2013. “Effects of Two Scientific Inquiry Professional Development Interventions on Teaching Practice.” Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis 35(1), 38-56, doi: 10.3102/0162373712461851.
 
Grigg, Eliot, Andrew Palmer, Jeffrey Grigg, Peter Oppenheimer, Tim Wu, Axel Roesler, Bala G. Nair, and Brian K. Ross. 2013. “Randomised Trial Comparing the Recording Ability of a Novel, Electronic Emergency Documentation System with the AHA Paper Cardiac Arrest Record.” Emergency Medicine Journal. doi:10.1136/emermed-2013-202512
 
Grigg, Jeffrey. 2012. “School Enrollment Changes and Student Achievement Growth: A Case Study in Educational Disruption and Continuity.” Sociology of Education 85(4), 388-404, doi: 10.1177/0038040712441374.
 
Borman, Geoffrey D., and Jeffrey A. Grigg. 2009. “The Visual and Narrative Interpretation of Research Syntheses.” In The Handbook of Research Synthesis and Meta-Analysis [2nd ed.] (H. Cooper, L. Hedges, & J. Valentine, eds.), 497-
519. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.
 
Halverson, Richard, Jeffrey Grigg, Reid Prichett, and Christopher Thomas. 2007. “The New Instructional Leadership: Creating Data-Driven Instructional Systems in Schools.” Journal of School Leadership 17(2), 159-194. Reprinted in: Journal of School Leadership, Special Issue: Celebrating 25 Years. 2015. 25(3), 447-481.
 

Complete CV

Jeffrey Grigg
Center for Social Organization of Schools jgrigg1@jhu.edu
Johns Hopkins School of Education 410-516-0726
2701 N. Charles St., Ste. 300, Baltimore, MD 21218
www.jeffreygrigg.com


EDUCATION
2014 Ph.D., Sociology, University of Wisconsin
2008 M.S., Sociology, University of Wisconsin
2006 M.S., Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis, University of Wisconsin
1999 B.A., English, Yale University


POSITIONS
2016- Johns Hopkins University School of Education, Baltimore, MD
Assistant Professor: Research

2014-2016 Johns Hopkins University School of Education, Baltimore, MD
Post-Doctoral Fellow (2014-2016); Teaching Assistant (Spring 2015)
Adjunct Professor (Fall 2015)

2005-2014 University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Project Assistant,
Research Intern, Mathematica Policy Research, Washington, D.C. (2008)

2000-2004 Hopkins School, New Haven, CT
Director, Summerbridge New Haven (2003-2004)
Assistant Director, Summerbridge New Haven (2000-2003)
English Teacher (2000-2004)

1999-2000 St. Paul’s School, London, England
Colet Fellow


RESEARCH & TEACHING INTERESTS
Sociology of Education Research Methods School Reform
Social Stratification Organization of Schooling

SCHOLARSHIP

Peer-Reviewed Publications:

Hanselman, Paul, Christopher S. Rozek, Jeffrey Grigg, and Geoffrey D. Borman. In
press. “New Evidence on Self-affirmation Effects and Theorized Sources of
Heterogeneity from Two Cohorts in a Large-scale Replication.” Journal of
Educational Psychology. doi: 10.1037/edu0000141

Hanselman, Paul, Jeffrey Grigg, Sarah K. Bruch, and Adam Gamoran. 2016. “The
Consequences of Principal and Teacher Turnover for School Social Resources.”
Research in the Sociology of Education, 19, 49-89.
Borman, Geoffrey D., Jeffrey Grigg, and Paul Hanselman. 2016. “An Effort to Close
Achievement Gaps at Scale through Self-Affirmation.” Educational Evaluation
and Policy Analysis 38(1), 21-42. doi: 10.3102/0162373715581709
Grigg, Jeffrey, and Geoffrey D. Borman. 2014. “Impacts and Alternatives:
Evidence from an Elementary Charter School Evaluation.” Journal of School
Choice: International Research and Reform, 8(1), 69-93, doi:
10.1080/15582159.2014.875413
Liou, Yi-Hwa, Jeffrey Grigg, and Richard Halverson. 2014. “Leadership and the Design
of Data-Driven Professional Networks in Schools.” International Journal of
Educational Leadership and Management, 2(1), 29-73, doi:
10.4471/ijelm.2014.08
Grigg, Jeffrey, Kimberle A. Kelly, Adam Gamoran, and Geoffrey D. Borman. 2013.
“Effects of Two Scientific Inquiry Professional Development Interventions on
Teaching Practice.” Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis 35(1), 38-56,
doi: 10.3102/0162373712461851.
Grigg, Eliot, Andrew Palmer, Jeffrey Grigg, Peter Oppenheimer, Tim Wu, Axel Roesler,
Bala G. Nair, and Brian K. Ross. 2013. “Randomised Trial Comparing the
Recording Ability of a Novel, Electronic Emergency Documentation System with
the AHA Paper Cardiac Arrest Record.” Emergency Medicine Journal.
doi:10.1136/emermed-2013-202512
Grigg, Jeffrey. 2012. “School Enrollment Changes and Student Achievement Growth: A
Case Study in Educational Disruption and Continuity.” Sociology of Education
85(4), 388-404, doi: 10.1177/0038040712441374.
Borman, Geoffrey D., and Jeffrey A. Grigg. 2009. “The Visual and Narrative
Interpretation of Research Syntheses.” In The Handbook of Research Synthesis
and Meta-Analysis [2nd ed.] (H. Cooper, L. Hedges, & J. Valentine, eds.), 497-
519. New York: Russell Sage Foundation.

Halverson, Richard, Jeffrey Grigg, Reid Prichett, and Christopher Thomas. 2007. “The
New Instructional Leadership: Creating Data-Driven Instructional Systems in
Schools.” Journal of School Leadership 17(2), 159-194.
Reprinted in: Journal of School Leadership, Special Issue: Celebrating 25
Years. 2015. 25(3), 447-481.
Manuscripts under Review:
Parker, Carolyn, Jeffrey Grigg, Stephanie D’Souza, Charlie Mitchell, Erica Smith, and
Yolanda Abel. “Enhanced Interest and Awareness in Science and Engineering
with Students Placed at Risk After One Year of a STEM Intensive Partnership.”
Smith, Erica, Carolyn Parker, David McKinney, and Jeffrey Grigg. “Conditions and
Decisions of Urban Elementary Teachers Regarding Instruction of STEM
Curriculum.”


MANUSCRIPTS IN PROGRESS (AVAILABLE UPON REQUEST)
Grigg, Jeffrey. “The Structural and Social Dimensions of the Transition to Middle
School.”
Grigg, Jeffrey. “Addressing Selection Bias Using Partial Longitudinal Data: A
Demonstration Using Recent and Past School Movers.”
Grigg, Jeffrey. “Student Mobility and Self-Affirmation: Evidence from a Field
Experiment.”
Grigg, Jeffrey. “Causal Inference and Partial Interference in School Effects Research, or:
What Can School Effects Research Learn from Neighborhood Effects Research?”
REPORTS & OTHER PUBLICATIONS
Grigg, Jeffrey, Faith Connolly, Stephanie D’Souza, and Curt Cronister. 2016. “Early
Education Data Collaborative: Kindergarten Readiness for Baltimore’s High
School Class of 2027.” Baltimore Education Research Consortium, Baltimore,
MD.
Connolly, Faith, Jeffrey Grigg, Curt Cronister, and Stephanie D’Souza. 2015. “Born in
Baltimore.” Baltimore Education Research Consortium, Baltimore, MD.


EXTERNAL SUPPORT
2016 Co-Principal Investigator (with Marc Stein), “One Card Pilot Study,”
The Aaron and Lillie Straus Foundation, The Annie E. Casey Foundation,
and Open Society Foundations ($48,103)
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2016 Co-Principal Investigator (with Faith Connolly), “Baltimore Curriculum
Project Long-Term Follow-Up” ($37,081)


FELLOWSHIPS, HONORS AND AWARDS
2012 American Educational Research Association,
Sociology of Education Special Interest Group
Honorable Mention, Student Paper Award, for “School Enrollment
Changes and Student Achievement Growth: A Case Study in Educational
Disruption and Continuity”

2006-2011 Graduate Fellow, Interdisciplinary Training Program in the Education
Sciences
University of Wisconsin-Madison

2009-2012 Graduate Research Fellow, Institute for Research on Poverty
University of Wisconsin-Madison

1999 Yale University, English Department
Lloyd Mifflin Prize for a Senior Essay in English or American Literature


SELECTED PRESENTATIONS

Grigg, Jeffrey, Faith Connolly, Stephanie D’Souza, and Charlie Mitchell. (August, 2016).
“How Early Childhood Programs Interact with Early Life Circumstances:
Evidence from Baltimore.” Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the
American Sociological Association, Washington, D.C.

Grigg, Jeffrey, Faith Connolly, Stephanie D’Souza, and Charlie Mitchell. (July, 2016).
“Early Life Circumstances, Access to Early Childhood Programs and
Kindergarten Readiness: Evidence from a Mid-Atlantic City.” Poster to be
presented at The Administration for Children and Families' (ACF) National
Research Conference on Early Childhood, Washington, D.C.

Grigg, Jeffrey, Stephanie D’Souza, and Faith Connolly. (April, 2016). “Characteristics
of Parents, Kids, and Early Childhood Programs: Ready for Kindergarten in
Baltimore City?” Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American
Educational Research Association, Washington, D.C.

Bryant, Carla, Faith Connolly, Chris Doss, Jeffrey Grigg, and Perry Gorgen. (March,
2016). “Addressing Quandaries in Early Education Through Research Practice
Partnerships.” Panel presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for
Research on Educational Effectiveness, Washington, D.C.

Parker, Carolyn, Yolanda Abel, Jeffrey Grigg, Charlie Mitchell, Stephanie D’Souza,
Audrey Moshfeghian, and Steven B. Sheldon. (April, 2015). “It Takes a Village
to Raise an Engineer: The STEM Achievement in Baltimore Elementary Schools
Project.” Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational
Research Association, Chicago, IL.


Grigg, Jeffrey. (March, 2015). “Addressing Selection Bias Using Partial Longitudinal
Data: A Demonstration Using Recent and Past School Movers.” Paper presented
at the Spring Conference of the Society for Research on Educational
Effectiveness, Washington, D.C.

Borman, Geoffrey D., Jeffrey Grigg, Chris Rozek, and Paul Hanselman. (March, 2015).
“The Sustained Effects of a Brief Self-Affirmation Intervention on Students'
Academic Outcomes Across Middle and High School.” Paper presented at the
Spring Conference of the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness,
Washington, D.C.

Grigg, Jeffrey. (February, 2015). “The Organizational and Social Dimensions of the
Transition to Middle School.” Paper presented at the Sociology of Education
Association Annual Conference, Pacific Grove, CA.

Grigg, Jeffrey. (August, 2014). “Student Mobility and Self-Affirmation: Evidence from a
Field Experiment.” Roundtable presentation at the annual meeting of the
American Sociological Association, San Francisco, CA.


Hanselman, Paul, Jeffrey Grigg, Sarah Bruch, and Adam Gamoran. (August, 2014).
“The Consequences of Principal and Teacher Turnover for School Social
Resources.” Roundtable presentation at the annual meeting of the American
Sociological Association, San Francisco, CA.


Borman, Geoffrey D., Jeffrey Grigg, and Dominique Bradley. (April, 2014). “Scaling Up
a Self-Affirmation Intervention in St. Paul.” Paper presented at the annual
meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.


Grigg, Jeffrey, Paul Hanselman, and Geoffrey D. Borman. (April, 2014). “Closing
Achievement Gaps at Scale Through Self-Affirmation: First-Year Findings from
Two Cohorts.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American
Educational Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Liou, Yi-Hwa, Jeffrey Grigg, and Richard Halverson. (April, 2014). “Access to
Expertise: Data-Driven Accountability, School Leadership, and Teacher Social
Capital.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational
Research Association, Philadelphia, PA.

Borman, Geoffrey D., and Jeffrey Grigg. (March, 2014). “An Effort to Close
Achievement Gaps at Scale through Self-Affirmation: Second-Year Results.”
Paper presented at the Spring meeting of the Society for Research on Educational
Effectiveness, Washington, D.C.


Grigg, Jeffrey, Paul Hanselman, and Geoffrey D. Borman. (August, 2013). “Stereotype
Threat, Self-Affirmation, and School Context: Evidence from 11 Schools.” Paper
presented at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, New
York, NY.


Borman, Geoffrey D., and Jeffrey Grigg. (March, 2013). “An Effort to Close
Achievement Gaps at Scale through Self-Affirmation.” Paper presented at the
Spring meeting of the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness,
Washington, D.C.


Grigg, Jeffrey. (August, 2012) “Causal Inference and Partial Interference in School
Effects Research, or: What Can School Effects Research Learn from
Neighborhood Effects Research?” Roundtable presentation at the annual meeting
of the American Sociological Association, Denver, CO.


An, Brian P., and Jeffrey Grigg. (November, 2011). “Resources that Link High Schools
to College: Accounting for Socioeconomic Gaps in College Application.” Paper
presented at the annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Higher
Education, Charlotte, NC.


Grigg, Jeffrey, Adam Gamoran, and Geoffrey D. Borman. (April, 2011). “Effects of the
Professional Development Intervention on Classroom Instruction.” Roundtable
presentation at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research
Association, New Orleans, LA.


Hanselman, Paul, Jeffrey Grigg, and Sarah K. Bruch. (April, 2010). “Is School Capacity
the Key for Successful Scale Up?” Paper presented at the American Educational
Research Association Annual Meeting, Denver, CO.

Hanselman, Paul, Jeffrey Grigg, and Sarah K. Bruch. (March, 2010). “Treatment Effect
Heterogeneity in a Science Professional Development Initiative: The Case for
School Capacity.” Paper presented at the Society for Research in Educational
Effectiveness Annual Research Conference, Washington, D.C.

Grigg, Jeffrey. (August, 2009). “School Enrollment Changes and Achievement Growth:
A Case Study in Educational Disruption and Continuity.” Paper presented at the
annual meeting of the American Sociological Association, San Francisco, CA.

Bruch, Sarah K., Jeffrey Grigg, and Paul Hanselman. (April, 2009). “Up to the
Classroom Door: Effects of a School-Randomized Trial.” Paper presented at the
annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Diego,
CA.

Bruch, Sarah K., Adam Gamoran, Paul Hanselman, Jeffrey Grigg, and Ana Cristina
Collares. (August, 2008). “Professional Development, School Capacity, and the
Unequal Distribution of Teacher Quality.” Paper presented at the annual meeting
of the American Sociological Association, Boston, MA.

Johnson, Jason, and Jeffrey Grigg. (April, 2006). “Student Self-Representation in Web-
Based Social Networks: University Freshmen and Thefacebook.com.” Paper
presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research
Association, San Francisco, CA.


SERVICE

2016 Reviewer, Coleman Award for Best Paper in the Sociology of
Education, American Sociological Association Sociology of
Education Section

2015 Adjunct Professor, “Basic and Inferential Statistics” (Fall 2015)
Teaching Assistant, “Evaluation of Educational Programs and
Policies” (Spring 2015 [online]).
Johns Hopkins University School of Education

2013 Staff Member, Superintendent’s Transition Team
(Chair: Robert Peterkin)
Madison Metropolitan School District
Reviewer, American Sociological Association (ASA), Section on
Sociology of Education

2012 Presider, Sociology of Education Paper Session:
Social Composition and Organization Effects in Education:
Schools and Networks, ASA Annual Meeting

2011 Discussant, “MPCP Longitudinal Educational Growth Study
Fourth Year Report,” in “Old Issues, New Issues, All New
Evidence: School Choice in Milwaukee” (March 30, 2011).
Video (part 4 of 5) available at:
http://www.wiseye.org/Programming/VideoArchive/EventDetail.a
spx?evhdid=3969

2010 Search Committee, WIDA Consortium Quantitative
Researcher/Scientist, Wisconsin Center for Education Research
2009-2010 Graduate Student Mentor, University of Wisconsin Sociology
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2009 Presider, Sociology of Education Roundtable Session:
Geographic Mobility, Migration, and Immigration
ASA Annual Meeting

2005-2011 Steering Committee Member, Mendota Elementary School,
Madison, WI


REVIEWING
American Journal of Sociology, American Sociological Review, Sociology of Education,
Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, American Educational Research Journal,
Journal for Research on Educational Effectiveness, Educational Policy, Educational
Researcher, Journal for Education of Students Placed at Risk, Social Science Research,
Educational Administration Quarterly, Education Finance and Policy, What Works
Clearinghouse


OTHER RESEARCH
Core Knowledge Charter Schools in Colorado (Data Manager, 2012)

Wisconsin State Personnel Development Grant, Early Childhood Hub (Social Network
Analyst, 2011-2012)

St. Paul Public Schools (Research Consultant, 2009-2011)

Expeditionary Learning Schools/Outward Bound (Research Consultant, 2009)

Rowland Reading Foundation (Research Consultant, 2007-2008)


PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Sociological Association, American Educational Research Association,

International Sociological Association (RC28: Social Stratification and Mobility),

Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, Sociology of Education Association