ACADEMICS







ACADEMICS

2006-2010
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Applied Science in Information Quality, May 2010.
George W. Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology
University of Arkansas at Little Rock, UALR Graduate School
Doctoral Advisor: Dr. John R. Talburt
Dissertation:
"Knowledge-Driven Identity Resolution for Longitudinal Education Data" (pdf download from M.I.T.)

Completion Timeline
  • Entered graduate program - August 2006
  • Classroom coursework completed - December 2007
  • Candidacy examinations completed - October 2008
  • Oral and written proposal defense - August 2009
  • Oral and written dissertation defense - April 2010
  • Commencement - May 2010 (pdf download)

AWARDS









Ballou & Pazer DQ/IQ Dissertation Award 2010
International Conference on Information Quality (ICIQ)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology Information Quality Program (MIT IQ)



PUBLICATIONS

Mulkey, SB, Bai S, Luo C, Cleavenger JE, Gibson N, Holland G, et al. "School-Age Test Proficiency and Special Education
After Congenital Heart Disease Surgery in Infancy." The Journal of Pediatrics, November 2016
J Pediatr. 2016 Nov;178:47-54.e1. doi: 10.1016/j.jpeds.2016.06.063. Epub 2016 Jul 22.

Kaiser, Jeffrey R., Shasha Bai, Neal Gibson, Greg Holland, et al. "Association Between Transient Newborn Hypoglycemia
and Fourth-Grade Achievement Test Proficiency: A Population-Based Study." JAMA Pediatrics, October 2015
2015;169(10):913-921. doi:10.1001/jamapediatrics.2015.1631.

Gibson, Neal and Greg Holland. "A Dual-Database Trusted Broker System for Resolving, Protecting, and Utilizing Multi-Sourced Data"
Information Quality and Governance for Business Intelligence - IGI Global, December 2013
Book chapter 18. doi:10.4018/978-1-4666-4892-0.ch018

Holland, Greg and John Talburt, "q-Gram Tetrahedral Ratio (qTR) for Approximate String Matching"
Proceedings: 2010 Annual Acxiom Laboratory for Applied Research Conference (ALAR-10), April 9, 2010
University of Central Arkansas (UCA), Conway, AR

Holland, Greg and John Talburt, "An Entity-based Integration Framework for Modeling and Evaluating
Data Enhancement Products", Journal of Computing Sciences in Colleges, Vol. 24, Issue 5 (May 2009),
pages 65-73, Consortium for Computing Sciences in Colleges, ACM Digital Library - ISSN:1937-4771

Holland, Greg and John Talburt, "A Framework For Evaluating Information Source Interactions"
Proceedings: Seventh Annual Conference on Applied Research in Information Technology (ALAR-08), March 14, 2008
University of Central Arkansas (UCA), Conway, AR

Holland, Greg, "Methods for Building Data Elements for Multi-sourced Data Products"
Proceedings: Eighth International Conference on Information Quality 2003 (ICIQ-03), November 7-9, 2003
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA

Talburt, John and Greg Holland, "Shared System for Assessing Consumer Occupancy and Demographic Accuracy,"
Proceedings: Eighth International Conference on Information Quality 2003 (ICIQ-03), November 7-9, 2003
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, MA


CONTINUED STUDY


August 2012
Workshops on Quasi-Experimental Design and Analysis in Education
Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois
Instructors: Dr. Thomas Cook and Dr. William Shadish






May 2012
Summer Statistics Institute 2012
Multivariate Data Analysis Using R
University of Texas at Austin






Summer 2011
School Finance for Educational Leadership (EDLP 7300)
University of Central Arkansas
Instructor: Dr. Greg Murry


PRIOR ACADEMICS


2006-2007
Master of Science (M.S.), Information Quality, received December 2007.
University of Arkansas at Little Rock Graduate School
The Master of Science in Information Quality (MSIQ) program was
developed in 2006 by UALR and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).
Capstone Project: "Impact on Quality of Major Source Replacement in Consumer Data Product"

1995-1998
Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Computer Science, minor in Mathematics, received May 1998.
University of Arkansas at Little Rock
receiving the Arkansas Governor's Distinguished Scholarship

1994-1995
Attended the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville
receiving the Chancellor's Scholarship




1994
Valedictorian of Bryant High School in Bryant, Arkansas.
Achieved 99th Percentile on both the ACT and SAT exams
National Merit Finalist



1993
Attended Arkansas Governor's School at Hendrix College
Attended Arkansas Boys State at the University of Central Arkansas

1990-1991
Attended Arkansas Dept. of Education's AEGIS programs
(Residential summer programs for junior high school students)
at Harding University and Arkansas College (now Lyon College)

1988-1989
Participated in the Duke University Talent Identification Program at age 12,
attended Northwestern State University residential ADVANCE program
and completed Algebra (college instruction) prior to the 8th grade.


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