Based on her interest in and passion for equitable educational outcomes, Claudia co-founded, together with Dr. Jeffrey Sprague, the Partners for Educational Equity Research (PEER) group in January of 2012.  She convenes PEER regularly and coordinates PEER activities.

Claudia received her undergraduate degree as well as her Master of Arts in English and French from the University of Würzburg in Germany, her Ph.D. in English from the University of Oregon, and her Master of Science in Psychology from the University of Oregon. She taught English composition, literature, and German at the University of New Mexico, the University of Oregon, Lane Community College in Eugene, Oregon, and Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, Oregon, before becoming a Researcher.  

Claudia was born and raised in Germany and has lived in Oregon for over 25 years. She is a voracious reader and loves languages, traveling, bike riding, gardening, baking, and crafts. Together with her husband, she practices the art of Aikido. 

Curriculum vitae

Claudia Vincent Ph.D.
Phone: (541) 346-2486
Curriculum vitae

Dr. Claudia Vincent is a Research Assistant at the University of Oregon Institute on Violence and Destructive Behavior. She conducts analyses of large-scale extant databases, prepares analytical outcomes for publication in peer-refereed journals, and writes grants. The overall focus of her research is positive behavioral interventions and supports, with specific attention to equitable discipline and academic outcomes for students from different racial/ethnic, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds. She has published widely in the areas of positive behavior support, racial/ethnic disproportionality in discipline, and merging cultural responsiveness with systemic student supports. She regularly presents her work at local, regional, and national conferences.