The Office of Institutional Research and Planning



Rudniy, A., Calluori, R., Deess, P, "Big Data Analytics in Institutional Effectiveness" NJ AIR 20th Annual Conference (4/4/2014)


Elliot, N., Deess, P., Rudniy, A., and Joshi, K. "Placement of Students Into First-Year Writing Courses,"  (Research in the Teaching of English, Volume 46, Number 3, February 2012, pp 285-313).


Gastil, J., Deess, E. P., Weiser, P., & Simmons, C. (2010). The Jury and Democracy: How Jury Deliberation Promotes Civic Engagement and Political Participation. New York: Oxford University Press.

Deess, E.P., Rudniy, A., Calluori, R., Joshi, K. "Modeling Faculty Load and Enrollment: A Visual Simulation Tool", National Association of Institutional Research.  Chicago, IL (5/2010).



 AIR Forum Paper 2009


“Jury service and electoral participation: A strong test of the participation hypothesis,” Gastil, J., Deess, E. P., Weiser, P., & Larner, J. (2008) Journal of Politics (70: 1-16).

"From small group member to citizen: Measuring the impact of jury deliberation on citizen identity and civic norms," Gastil, J., Leighter, J., Black, L., & Deess, E. P. (2008). Human Communication Research (34: 137-169)


Briller, V., Deess, Eugene P., Calluori, R. and Joshi, K. Student Enrollment at a Large Technical University: Encouraging Women to Enter the Engineering Profession, (American Society for Engineering Education, Mid-Atlantic Section  Conference, April 2007)

Scharf, D., Elliot, N., Huey, H.A., Briller, V. and Joshi, K. Direct Assessment of Information Literacy Using Writing Portfolios. (Journal of Academic Librarianship, July 2007, Vol. 33 Issue 4, pp 462-477, 16p, 2 charts, 2 diagrams)

Norbert Elliot, Vladimir Briller, Kamal Joshi. "Analytic Portfolio Assessment: A Program Development Model." Journal of Writing Assessment 3.1 (2007): 5-29.


Calluori, R. Briller, V., Carpinelli, J., Deess, P, and Joshi, K.,  A Comparison of Web Software Platforms,   Teaching Technology Training used in Distance Learning Courses and Their Impact on Learning Outcomes, (Association for Institutional Research Forum 2006: Effectiveness through Diversity, Chicago (5/06)


Carpinelli, J.D., Briller, V., Valyo, J.A., Deess, E.P., Calluori, R. and Joshi, K. Effects of a Freshman Engineering Design Experience on Student Performance in a Sophomore Circuits Course, (ASEE Annual Conference and Exposition, Conference Proceedings, pp.5025-5031, Portland, Oregon, June 2005)


Briller, V. and  Carpinelli, John   D. “Reducing Withdrawal Rates in Distance Learning Courses”.  (ASEE Annual Conference,   Salt Lake City  ,  Utah     , June 2004)

Briller, V., Deess, Eugene P., Calluori, R. and Joshi, K. “Predicting Engineering Student Retention”. (ASEE Annual Conference, Salt Lake City , Utah , June 2004)

Briller, V. and  Iskakova, S. “University Ranking In Central Asia: The Experience Of Kazakhstan”. In The Challenges of Education in Central Asia.  Greenwich (Conn.): Information Age Publishing, 2004.

Davis, R., Ortiz, C., Gilinskiy, Y., Ylesseva, I. and Briller, V.  “A Cross-national comparison of citizen perceptions of police in New York City and St. Petersburg, Russia.”  (Policing: An International Journal of Police Strategies and Management, Volume 27, Number 1, 2004, pp 22-36).


Briller, V., Carpinelli, J., Deess, P., Calluori, R. and Gonzalez-Lenahan C. “The Effectiveness of Education Learning Assistants Program for Student Retention” , (ASEE Annual Conference, Nashville, TN, June 2003).

Briller, V., Deek, F., Friedman, R. and Joshi, K.  “Active Research Experience for Undergraduates Increases Students’ Motivation and Academic Performance”, (ASEE Annual Conference, Nashville, TN, June 2003).

Deess, P.  NAEGS Conference Panel (2003)

Hiltz, S. R., Briller, V., and  Han, H. J. “Public attitudes towards a National Identity ‘Smart Card:’ Privacy and Security Concerns.  (Nominated for the best paper at HICSS 2003).

Zola, M., Deess, P., Calluori, R., and Briller, V. “Comprehensive Outcomes Assessment Model.”  NJ Air Conference.  April 2003. 


Calluori, R. and  Zola, M. “A University- wide System for the Evaluation of Instructional Courses” NJ Air Conference.  April 2002.

Calluori, R.,  Perna, A., Zola, M. and  Briller, V. “Linking Entering Students Survey Data and Freshman Performance to Improve Advisement Services” (ASEE Annual Conference, Montreal, Canada, June 2002). 

Deess, P. "Civic Awakening in the Jury Room" (Journal of Politics, 2002)

Zola, M., Briller, V., Deess, P., and Calluori, R.  “Evaluation of Retention factors at an urban public university in the US with large undergraduate and graduate engineering programs” Proceedings of the ICEE 2002 Conference.