Lieutenant-Headshot-Web-2014-11-22Elizabeth Lieutenant is an education professional with research, analysis, and writing expertise. She specializes in the development of resources that promote equitable, data-informed decision-making in support of continuous improvements to education systems.

Elizabeth is an Education Program Analyst at Quality Information Partners. As a member of the Administrative Data Improvement team, she supports the work of the National Forum on Education Statistics (Forum), sponsored by the National Center for Education Statistics, within the Institute of Education Sciences of the U.S. Department of Education. In this role, she works with stakeholders in the education data community to develop best practice resources that support the effective collection, management, reporting, and use of education data. Elizabeth served as lead consulting author to the forthcoming Forum Guide to Collecting and Using Attendance Data, and is currently lead consultant to the Early Warning Systems Data Working Group.

Her primary research interest is higher education administrative leadership, with an emphasis on assessment, accountability, and accreditation. She has published in scholarly, professional, and popular outlets and presented her research in local, regional, and national venues. Prior to joining Quality Information Partners, Elizabeth worked at a number of leading research institutions, including the University of Michigan, the Smithsonian Institution, Georgetown University, and the National Archives and Records Administration. She holds an MS in Library and Information Science (LIS) from The Catholic University of America, where she was the Graduate Assistant to the LIS Department Chair.

Elizabeth lives in the Washington, D.C. area, and enjoys cooking, gardening, home renovations, and Formula One.

CIDLIS 2016: Poster Accepted

I’m looking forward to presenting a poster at next week’s 2016 Conference on Inclusion and Diversity in Library and Information Science (CIDLIS). This conference, hosted and organized by the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland at College Park, is an annual event focused on diversity, inclusion, justice, and rights in the LIS field. I’ve … Continue reading

QIP: Education Program Analyst Position Accepted

I’m thrilled to share that I recently accepted a position with Quality Information Partners (QIP), to start in early October. QIP is a woman-owned small business that provides project management, data analysis, report writing, web management and analysis, and technology planning services to the education data community. 

NDLC 2016: Poster Accepted

I’m excited to present a poster at the 2016 National Diversity in Libraries Conference (NDLC). This conference, sponsored by the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Library and the Association of Research Libraries, will highlight the value and importance of diversity and inclusion for staff, users, communities, and institutions in the library, archive, and museum fields. I will be presenting the findings … Continue reading

MLA/DLA Joint Conference: Invited Panelist and Poster Accepted

I’m honored to be participating in both a panel and a poster session at the Maryland Library Association & Delaware Library Association Joint Library Conference on Thursday, May 5th. First, I will be participating as an invited member of a student-led panel presentation on the future of the LIS field. Our moderator, Hope Reilly, has organized a … Continue reading

ITL Conference: Presentation Accepted

I’m looking forward to presenting at the University of Maryland‘s Innovations in Teaching and Learning Conference next Friday, April 29th. This conference is designed to bring the University of Maryland community, leaders from other education institutions, and members of the learning technology industry together to discuss how to define, foster, and engage students in educational success. Lindsay T. Inge and I will be presenting on the iDiversity … Continue reading

UMSI REMS: Graduate Research Fellowship Awarded

I’m thrilled to announce my acceptance into the Research Experience for Master’s Students (REMS) program at the University of Michigan, School of Information! This 12-week intensive summer research appointment pairs graduate research fellows with leading University scholars, who serve as mentors on a major research projects.