People: Chris Willis

Chris Willis

Assoc Director Online and Distance Education
Address Box 7113 Raleigh NC 27695
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Biographical Info

Chris Willis, DELTA’s Assistant Director, DELTA Research and Analysis, manages the evaluation and assessment of course redesign and educational technology projects, focusing on technology integration, pedagogy, and teaching best practices to support student success and engagement. He manages data collection, analysis, and reporting, and provides training, guidance, and support for the effective integration and use of quantitative and qualitative data collection methods for evaluating and assessing DE and blended course redesigns.

Chris graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a B.A. in Psychology. He has also earned Master’s degrees in Survey Research, Education, and Public Administration, and is currently a Ph.D. student in NC State’s Educational Leadership, Policy and Human Development program. His doctoral research focuses on college students with anxiety and/or depression and their experiences, preferences, and perceptions related to online learning, educational technology, and help-seeking. In his spare time, he likes spending time with his husband and six cats (yes, six!), being creative, and working in his garden.