Rebecca M. Eddy, Ph.D.
Rebecca is the President of Cobblestone and a faculty member at Claremont Graduate University. She received her doctorate in Applied Cognitive Psychology and has focused her work on applying principles of learning and cognition to evaluation of programs, schools, and curricula. She has worked with community-based organizations, universities, and international corporations. Recent projects include evaluations of U.S. Department of Education (Title V) funded programs such as CoyoteCareers at California State University, San Bernardino and the STEM Pipeline Project at Cal Poly Pomona. She has also evaluated educational curricula in content areas such as Biology, Language Arts, Mathematics, and Chemistry. Click here for an extended biography of Dr. Eddy.
H. Todd Ruitman, M.A.
Todd earned an M.A. degree in Psychology with a co-concentration in Organizational Behavior and Evaluation. He is a Project Manager at Cobblestone and has expertise in data analysis, instrument development, training, and planning. He has experience in managing national curriculum studies, including extensive contact with school personnel and administration, and has exemplary client management skills.
Nancy Hankel, M.A.
Research Associate II
Ms. Hankel earned a Master of Arts in Psychology with a co-concentration in Organizational Behavior and Evaluation degree from Claremont Graduate University. She also graduated from Hillsdale College with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. She has worked as a research associate on one current Houghton Mifflin Harcourt efficacy study, and has worked on numerous other curriculum studies in the past. She is skilled in multiple aspects of the research process including data analysis, coding, and reporting. She has experience in interviewing, site visits, instrument development, and site management.
Monique holds an M.A. in Psychology and is pursuing a doctoral degree in Applied Social Psychology from Claremont Graduate University (CGU) with a focus in intergroup relations. She holds a B.S. degree in Psychology and Sociology from Pennsylvania State University. At Cobblestone, she examines the effectiveness of programs that support low-income and minority students’ success in higher education. Monique is skilled in data analysis, research methodology, instrument development, and report writing.
Benjamin Marsh, M.A.
Ben has a B.A. degree in Psychology from Birmingham- Southern College, and a M.A. degree in Psychology from Claremont Graduate University (CGU). He is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Applied Cognitive Psychology at CGU with a focus on cognitive topics across culture. At Cobblestone he assists Project Managers with national evaluations concerning K-12 and college curriculum. Benjamin has strong communication skills and a high competency in research methodology and statistical analysis. He is a student member of Sigma Xi scientific research society, the American Psychological Association, and Western Psychological Association.