Jonathan E Messemer, Ed.D.
 Title: Associate Professor
Program Coordinator of Adult Learning and Development
 Dept: Counseling, Administration, Supervision & Adult Learning
 Office: JH 282
 Phone: 216-523-7132
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. JH 282, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Ed.D., Adult Education, The University of Georgia, 2006
M.A., Adult Education, Ball State University, 1997
B.S., Supervision, Purdue University, 1989
Brief Bio:
Dr. Jonathan E. Messemer is currently an Associate Professor of Adult Learning and Development at Cleveland State University.  Dr. Messemer also serves as the Program Coordinator for the Adult Learning and Development Master's Degree Program.  Dr. Messemer received his Ed.D. degree in Adult Education at The University of Georgia, whereby his dissertation was entitled: "Influences On Teacher Decision-Making In Correctional Education Classrooms."  Dr. Messemer has published research articles in numerous refereed journals and he has made numerous presentations at national and international professional conferences.  Dr. Messemer's areas of specialty include: adult literacy, educational program planning theory and evaluation, correctional education, and quantitative research methodology.  

Prior to his graduate studies, Dr. Messemer served as a Research Analyst and Data Systems Manager for the Department of Urology, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, Indiana.  While at Indiana University Dr. Messemer developed the largest U.S. research dataset for the study of Testicular Cancer.  Dr. Messemer co-authored numerous research articles in medical journals and co-authored numerous presentations at medical conferences that pertained to the topic of testicular cancer.
Research Interests:
Dr. Messemer is a quantitative research methodologists who is interested in the following areas of study:
1. Adult Literacy,
2. Adult Education Program Planning Theory and Evaluation,
3. Continuing Medical Education,
4. Correctional Education,
5. Faith-based Programs for Adult Inmates, and
6. Power, Politics, and the Art of Negotiation.
Professional Affiliations:
Member, American Association for Adult and Continuing Education (1996-Present)
Member, Association for Continuing Higher Education (1998-Present)
Member, Commission on Adult Basic Education (2000-Present)
Member, Correctional Education Association (1996-Present)
University Service:
Member, Doctoral Studies Committee (2009 - Present)
Member, Undergraduate Affairs Council, College of Education and Human Services (2008 - Present)