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John C. Hanes Jr., Ph.D.
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John C. Hanes Jr., Ph.D.


Dr. John Hanes has degrees in History (Brown University, BA), Accounting (Guilford College, BAS), Business (Wake Forest University, MBA), and Educational Research and Evaluation / Educational Research Methodology (University of North Carolina - Greensboro, MEd, PhD, Outstanding Dissertation Award, 2000-2001). He also completed the 2003 Physical Activity and Public Health Postgraduate Course on Research Directions and Strategies sponsored by the Prevention Research Center at the University of South Carolina and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

His experience includes chairing the science department in a Christian K-12 school, programming computers for a regional consulting company, functioning as controller and data processing manager for a $25M distributing company, analyzing data and organizing documentation for the Technical Analysis Group of the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards, assisting in the evaluation of the National Science Foundation's Urban Systemic Initiatives Project, and serving as the Research Project Coordinator for the Medical College of Georgia FitKid Project under a grant from the National Institutes of Health.


PhD, Educational Research Methodology, The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG), 2000 MEd, Educational Research and Evaluation, UNCG, 1991 MBA, Babcock Graduate School of Management, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, 1982 BAS, Accounting, Guilford College, Greensboro, NC, 1981 BA, History, Brown University, Providence, RI, 1966


Hatcher, J. W., Stiff-Williams, H., & Hanes, J. (2015). "The African-American adolescent male identity crisis: A mixed- methods design exploring the relationship between ethnic identity development status and academic achievement." Journal of African-American Males in Education, 6(1), 25-41.

Hanes, J. C., & Koonce, G. L. (2013). "Exploring a modified Solomon four-group design for support of value-added claims in the accreditation of an educational leadership program." Journal of Scholastic Inquiry: Education, 1(1), 56-68.

Koonce, G. L., & Hanes, J. C. (2012). "Program logic for a Teacher Education Accreditation Council accredited program in educational leadership." Educational Planning, 20(3), 1-18.

Hanes, J. (2011). "The framework." In A. Arroyo & H. Jordan (Eds.), The secret kingdom for educators (pp. 42-53). New York, NY: Pearson Learning Solutions.

Hanes, J. (2011). "The law of perseverance." In A. Arroyo & H. Jordan (Eds.), The secret kingdom for educators (pp. 83-97). New York, NY: Pearson Learning Solutions.

Hanes, J. (2010, February). "John Hanes on the future of education." OurBlook [online]. Retrieved from http://www.ourblook.com/Future-of-Education/John-Hanes-on-the-Future-of-Education.html.

Rockinson-Szapkiw, A. J., Baker, J. D., Neukreg, E., & Hanes, J. (2010). "The efficacy of computer mediated communication technologies to augment and support effective online helping profession education." Journal of Technology in Human Services, 28, 161-177.

Moore, J. B., Yin, Z., Hanes, J., Duda, J., Gutin, B., & Barbeau, P. (2009). "Measuring enjoyment of physical activity in children: Validation of the Physical Activity Enjoyment Scale." Journal of Applied Sport Psychology, 21, S116-S129.

Arroyo, A. A., Hanes, J., & Hoskins, J. J. (2008). "Inquiry brief: A case for TEAC accreditation of the Elementary Education, Special Education, Career Switcher, and ESL emphases." Virginia Beach, VA: Regent University School of Education.

Arroyo, A. A., Koonce, G., & Hanes, J. (2008). "Inquiry brief: A case for TEAC accreditation of the Educational Leadership, Educational Specialist, and K-12 School Leadership Doctoral programs." Virginia Beach, VA: Regent University School of Education.

Nisbet, D. L., Tindall, E. R., & Hanes, J. (2008). "Spoken language in the academy: A virtues-based model." Journal of Christian Education, 51(1), 21-30.

Wang, I. Y., Yin, Z., Barbeau, P., Moore, J. B., Hanes, J., Jr., Johnson, M. H., Cavnar, M., Thornburg, J., & Gutin, B. (2008). "Cost-effectiveness of a school-based obesity prevention program." Journal of School Health, 78(12), 619-624.

Moore, J. B., Hanes, J. C., Jr., Barbeau, P., Gutin, B., Trevino, R. P., & Yin, Z. (2007). "Validation of the Physical Activity Questionnaire for Older Children in children of different races." Pediatric Exercise Science, 19(1), 6-19.

Yin, Z., Gutin, B., Johnson, M. H., Hanes, J., Moore, J. B., Cavnar, M., Thornburg, J., Moore, D., & Barbeau, P., (2005). "An environmental approach to obesity prevention in children: MCG FitKid project year 1 results." Obesity Research, 13, 2153-2161.

Yin, Z., Hanes, J., Jr., Moore, J. B., Humbles, P., Barbeau, P., & Gutin, B. (2005). "An after-school physical activity program for obesity prevention in children: The Medical College of Georgia FitKid project." Evaluation & the Health Professions, 28(1), 67-89.

Hanes, J.C. (2003). "Data exploration with statistical tableau." 2002 Proceedings of the American Statistical Association [CD-ROM]. Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association.

Harman, P.H., Hanes, J.C., Bond, S., McCloskey, W, & Howard, M. (2003). "A systematic examination of the relationship between systemic reform and student achievement: Technical report for the National Science Foundation." Greensboro, NC: SERVE.

Hanes, J.C. (2002). "A nonparametric approach to program evaluation: Utilizing number needed to treat, L'Abbe_ plots, and event rate curves for outcome analysis." American Journal of Evaluation. 23, 165-182.

Hanes, J.C. (2002). "Tapestry over time: Extending the data matrix method." 2001 Proceedings of the American Statistical Association [CD-ROM]. Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association.

Hanes, J.C., & Baker, W.K. (1995). "Reports of the Technical Analysis Group to the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards: An annotated bibliography." Greensboro, NC: Center for Educational Research and Evaluation.


American Evaluation Association (AEA); American Statistical Association (ASA); National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME); Virginia Educational Research Association (VERA)


Outstanding Dissertation Award - University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2000-2001;
Outstanding Poster Presentation Award - NCARE Conference, 1999;
Highest Grade Point Average Award - Guilford College Evening Program, Graduating Class of 1981;
Harvard Prize Book and Model Athlete Award - High School