Dane Joseph

Dane Joseph, PhD

Assistant Professor

Doctor of Education Program



Dane Christian Joseph joined the College of Education in 2015 as an assistant professor of education. In the four years prior, he taught as an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology at Pacific University. Dane’s teaching and research experience also includes one year as an instructor in Pacific’s College of Arts & Sciences (2010-11), three years as a graduate research assistant in Washington State University’s Learning and Performance Research Center (2006-09), and one and a half years as a graduate teaching assistant in Washington State’s Department of Philosophy (2005-06).


PhD, Educational Psychology (2010), Washington State University
MA, Philosophy (2006), Washington State University
BA, Humanities (2003), minors in Natural Sciences and Philosophy, Concordia University Wisconsin

Research Interests

Validating methodologies for modeling quantitative data
Investigating ethics case-violations and policy breaches
Strategic thinking and adaptive learning 

Courses Taught

Advanced Quantitative Research Methods, Educational Statistics 

Selected Publications and Presentations

Joseph, D.C. (2016). Searching for data ethics courses. Assessment Update, 28(5), 3-14.

Joseph, D.C., Harper, K., & Tuffey, S. (2013). Playing-time in youth football (soccer) games: The challenge of developing measures of inequality and social minimums. International Journal of Sport and Society, 3 (3), 101-111.

Joseph, D.C. (2016). Designing datasets for analyzing (you guessed it) evaluation data. Presented at the Fall 2016 American Evaluation Association, Atlanta, GA.

Joseph, D.C. (2016). How to save a job and develop personnel potential using assessment data. Presented at the Fall 2016 IUPUI Assessment Institute Conference, Indiana University Purdue University, Indianapolis, IN.

Joseph, D.C. (2016). E-portfolios in statistics course assessment: Sexier and smarter. Presented at the Spring 2016 Electronic Conference on Teaching Statistics (ECOTS), hosted by the American Statistical Association in conjunction with CAUSEWEB and The Pennsylvania State University.