Ann O'Connell, EdD

Associate Professor & Section Head, Quantitative Research, Evaluation, and Measurement, Ohio State University (Affiliate)

Research Overview

Ann A. O’Connell is Associate Professor in the School of Educational Policy and Leadership at The Ohio State University. Her research focuses on the appropriate application of multivariate and multilevel methodologies for education and health intervention research, particularly for analyzing discrete or non-normally distributed outcome variables. She is currently contributing to the development and evaluation of a disclosure intervention for MSM with PI Julie Serovich at OSU, and is evaluating the Ryan White HIV Consortium for Central Ohio. With InCHIP colleague K. Rivet Amico, she has been studying the uptake of evidence-based interventions for HIV prevention by community-based organizations and health departments. Her work has been published in Evaluation and the Health Professions, Journal of Educational Psychology, Women and Health, Measurement and Research in Counseling and Development, MMWR, and the Journal of Modern Applied Statistical Methods. She has a Sage book on regression models for ordinal data and recently co-edited the volume Multilevel Modeling of Educational Data with D. Betsy McCoach at UConn.


Ed.D., Teachers College, Columbia University, 1993 (measurement and evaluation)
M.S., University of Connecticut, 1985 (statistics)
B.A., Western New England College, 1983 (mathematics)

Recent Publications

Contact Information
Mailing AddressQuantitative Research, Evaluation, and Measurement
The Ohio State University
Ramseyer Hall Room 211A
29 West Woodruff Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210-1177