Our Team

Dr. Eddy

Rebecca M. Eddy, Ph.D.
President

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.

 

Monique Matelski

Monique Matelski, Ph.D.
Research Associate II

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.

 

Nancy Hankel

 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 from Claremont Graduate University. She is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Education at UCLA. At Cobblestone, Nancy manages multiple evaluation projects related to teacher training and professional development as well as various federally-funded STEM-focused programs at the post-secondary level. She has extensive experience in all phases of data collection (such as instrument development and administration, observations, focus group and individual interviews) as well as experience in site recruitment, developing logic models, quantitative and qualitative data analyses and reporting, and presenting results to a variety of audiences.

 

Nicole Porter

 Nicole Galport, M.A.
Research Associate

Nicole is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Evaluation and Applied Research Methods at Claremont Graduate University (CGU). She received her B.A. in Psychology and Leadership and Organizational Studies from Chapman University, and M.A. in Psychology with a co-concentration in Positive Organizational Psychology and Evaluation from CGU. Her evaluation and research interests include working with programs aiming to serve underrepresented, under-served, and marginalized populations, evaluator competency development, and evaluator professional development and training.

 

Ashley

 Ashley Hunt, M.A.
Research Assistant

Ashley Hunt earned a Master of Arts in Psychology with a co-concentration in Health Behavior Research and Evaluation from Claremont Graduate University (CGU). She is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Evaluation and Applied Research Methods at CGU. She is very interested in evaluator competencies and how they adapt across content areas. She is also interested in the professionalization of evaluation. As a Research Assistant at Cobblestone, Ashley assists with evaluation and applied research studies by contributing her skills in observations, survey development, and qualitative/ quantitative analysis and reporting.

 
Carlos Echeverria-Estrada

 Carlos Echeverria-Estrada, MPH
Research Assistant

Carlos earned a Master’s of Public Policy from the University of Minnesota. He is currently pursuing a Doctorate of Public Policy and Evaluation at Claremont Graduate University. At Cobblestone, Carlos brings analytical support to multiple evaluation projects related to teacher training and professional development as well as various federally-funded STEM-focused programs. He has previous experience in multiple phases of data collection (such as instrument design, sampling, planning, administration and supervision) using observations, focus group discussions, surveys and individual interviews; developing evaluation designs and logic models; conducting quantitative and qualitative data analyses and reporting; and presenting results to a variety of audiences. He is fluent in Spanish and French.

 

Holly Watt

 Holly Watt
Research Assistant

Holly is currently pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Azusa Pacific University and plans to earn her M.S. in Psychology. As an undergraduate student, she worked as a research assistant collecting and cleaning data for Cross Race Effect Study in Latino and European Americans and Homograph Effect Study in bi-cultural bilinguals. Her research interests include K-12 education programs and substance abuse prevention.

 

Patrick Cortez

 David Mendelsohn, M.A.
Statistics Consultant

David is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Organizational Behavior at Claremont Graduate University. He received his B.A. in Psychology from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, and his M.A. in Organizational Behavior & Evaluation from Claremont Graduate University. His research primarily focuses on the workplace experiences of LGBT individuals. He also serves as an Adjunct Lecturer, teaching courses related to Statistics and Psychometrics.

 

Anne Heberger Marino, MSW.
 Anne Heberger Marino, MSW.
Consultant

Anne is 15 year veteran of helping others use data for decision-making in government, academic and “for purpose” organizations. She is a consultant for Cobblestone and holds a B.A. in Psychology from Ithaca College, a master’s degree from the University of Pennsylvania, and a certificate of advanced study in evaluation from Claremont Graduate University. Her current work focuses on applying developmental evaluation and mixed-method approaches to measuring the impacts of interdisciplinary research and venture science funding initiatives. She previously served in a research capacity at the Ministry of Health in British Columbia, Canada and began her career at Cornell University’s National Data Archive on Child Abuse and Neglect.