Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Applied Science in Information Quality, May 2010.
George W. Donaghey College of Engineering and Information Technology, now known as
Donaghey College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics
University of Arkansas at Little Rock Graduate School
Doctoral Advisor: Dr. John R. Talburt
"Knowledge-Driven Identity Resolution for Longitudinal Education Data" (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)


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


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


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


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"

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

Attended the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville
receiving the Chancellor's Merit Scholarship

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

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

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

Participated in the Duke University Talent Identification Program - TIP - at age 12,
earning an ACT score higher than the national average for high school seniors.
Attended Northwestern State University residential ADVANCE program
and completed College Algebra in the summer after the 7th grade.

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