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Kevin Eagan

Associate Professor
Kevin Eagan
Kevin Eagan

Moore Hall 3101D
405 Hilgard Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1521

Kevin Eagan
Associate Professor
Research Center


  • Assistant Professor
  • Interim Director, Cooperative Institutional Research Program
  • Director, Higher Education Research Institute


  • Ph.D., University of California Los Angeles, 2010
  • M.S., North Carolina State University, 2006
  • B.S., Greensboro College, 2004

Awards, Honors, Fellowships

  • Young Academic Fellow, Institute for Higher Education Policy and Lumina Foundation

Select Publications

  • Eagan, M. K., Jaeger, A. J., & Grantham, A. (in press). Supporting the academic majority: Policies and practices related to part-time faculty’s job satisfaction. The Journal of Higher Education.
  • Eagan, M. K., Hurtado, S., Chang, M.J., Garcia, G.A., Herrera, F.A., & Garibay, J.C. (2013).Making a difference in science education: The impact of undergraduate research programs. American Educational Research Journal, 50(4), 683-713.
  • Gasiewski, J.A., Eagan, M.K., Garcia, G.A., Hurtado, S., & Chang, M.J. (2012). From gatekeeping to engagement: A multicontextual, mixed method study of student academic engagement in introductory STEM courses? Research in Higher Education, 53(2), 229-261.
  • Eagan, M.K., Sharkness, J., Hurtado, S., Mosqueda, C.M., & Chang, M.J. (2011). Engaging undergraduates in science research: Not just about faculty willingness. Research in Higher Education, 52(2), 151-177.