Sean Gehrke

Director of Institutional Planning, Research, & Assessment at Lewis-Clark State College


Sean Gehrke is the director of Institutional Planning, Research, and Assessment at Lewis-Clark State College in Lewiston, ID. His research focuses on organizational issues in higher education relating to social networks, leadership, organizational change, and educational reform, as well as how the college environment and student experiences influence learning and development. He utilizes quantitative methods and is primarily a survey researcher with experience designing and administering surveys for a variety of populations in higher education, including college students, faculty, academic and student affairs administrators, and alumni. He also has training in and experience with social network analysis, case study, and mixed methods research. He received his PhD in urban education policy from the University of Southern California, his M.Ed. in counseling and personnel services from the University of Maryland College Park, and his B.A. in psychology from Lewis & Clark College in Portland, OR.