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Evaluation Services Center


UCESC has a professional staff with diverse backgrounds and experience in program evaluation, assessment, research, consultation, and training. Staff members bring experiences in the fields of higher education, K-12 and early childhood education, human services, the social sciences, business, engineering, and community development, as well as quantitative and qualitative research.


  • Jacinda K. Dariotis,  Ph.D., M.A.S., M.A., M.S., Director & Professor | email
  • Regina Coates, A.S., Business Manager | email
  • Qing Duan, Ph.D., Research Associate
  • Keren Mabisi, M.A., Junior Research Associate
  • Edie Morris, Ph.D., Research Associate
  • Rachel Smith, M.H.Sc., Program Manager
  • Sinem Toraman, M.A., Research Associate
  • Sonya Turner, M.P.A, Associate Director | email


Student Trainees

  • Brianna Brown
  • David Gilardi
  • Danielle Graham, M.A.*
  • Rachel Jackson, M.A.*
  • Yuanfang Liu, M.A.*
  • Nan Yang, M.A.*

* indicates graduate student

Evaluation Associates (Contractors)

  • Julia Holton, Ph.D.

Faculty Affiliates

  • Vicki Plano Clark, PhD, Associate Professor, CECH

Mission Statement

Our mission is to support, educate, and build the capacity of educational and human services programs to make data-based decisions for accountability, meaningful program improvement, and policy development.

Contact UCESC

Email: eval (@) uc.edu
Phone: 513.556.5036
Fax: 513.556.3516