Dr. Enis Dogan serves as a Senior Education Research Scientist at the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) of the U.S. Department of Education in Washington DC. NCES is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in Unites States. In this position, Dr. Dogan advises the NCES leadership on psychometric and statistical issues related to various NCES assessment and survey programs, provides guidance in assessment design, statistical analysis, reporting and technical documentation, and conducts original research. His research on large scale assessments, including National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS), has been published as book chapters, journal articles and conference papers. Prior to his current position, Dr. Dogan served as a senior researcher at various non-profit organizations such as the American Institutes for Research, Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers and National Institutes of Statistical Sciences, all located in Washington DC.
More recently, in 2017, Dr. Dogan led NAEP’s annual Innovation Symposium focused on the role of technology in educational assessment titled “Anticipating the Future”. He also serves as a reviewer in the Department’s Small Business Innovation Research program that funds research and development of commercially viable education technology products the same year. He currently directs Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) Young Adult Follow-Up Study, which examines the association between performance on PISA and later life outcomes in young adult life such as education and employment.
Dr. Dogan holds a B.S. degree in Teaching Physics from Boğaziçi University and taught at TED Zonguldak Koleji before moving to New York City, where he earned his doctoral degree in Measurement, Evaluation and Statistics at Columbia University in 2006.