Meet the RCR Faculty Fellow



Meet the RCR Faculty Fellow

Grant Clayton Headshot

Grant Clayton is an Assistant Professor in the College of Education and serves on both the IRB and HIPAA Privacy Boards for the University. He uses economics as a framework for investigating education policy issues such as school choice and high school to college transition. He is motivated to identify interventions and policies that improve student achievement and access to high quality educational options. He primarily employs large datasets for his work and has advanced training in quasi-experimental methods. His work has been supported by The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Searle Foundation, and the National Academic Advising Association. He frequently serves as an external evaluator on education grants including the Department of Defense Education Activity and Environmental Protection Agency. As the Responsible Conduct of Research Fellow, he looks forward to connecting with students, staff, and faculty about their research interests and goals.

RCR Faculty Fellow Duties

The Graduate School and the Office of Sponsored Programs and Research Integrity collaborate in the oversight of RCR training at UCCS. The program is led by an RCR Faculty Fellow who identifies and assists our local experts to host approximately four RCR training workshops each semester. The RCR Fellow is familiar with RCR educational resources and demonstrates flexibility in customizing content for student and faculty audiences. The RCR Fellow schedules, promotes, and co-facilitates the trainings with the lead host(s) to ensure consistency and quality of trainings.