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Anastasiya Lipnevich
Joan Lucariello
Keith Markus
David Rindskopf
Jay Verkuilen


Faculty by Specialization
 

Learning, Development, and Instruction

Daisuke Akiba
Developmental psychology and education; culture and education, social psychology.
Eleanor Armour-Thomas
Improvement of Teaching and Learning, research in cognition and learning, with particular emphasis on students from culturally diverse backgrounds.
Alpana Bhattacharya
Literacy, language development, reading and spelling acquisition, strategy instruction, learning disabilities.
Patricia Brooks
Language development from a life-span perspective; Individual differences in language learning and processing; Cognitive development in technology-mediated contexts; Pedagogy.
Peggy Chen
Academic self-regulation, math self-efficacy beliefs, and assessment and evaluation.
Colette Daiute
Formal and information education to mediate growing up in adversity (such as in situations of conflict, migration, economic inequality). Within education contexts, my research focuses on design and implementation of digital tools, oral narrative, and written communication.
Linnea Ehri
Reading and spelling acquisition and disability, literacy, psycholinguistics, cognitive and language development.
Jeffrey Halperin
The relationship between brain functions and behavior disorders in children.
Bruce Homer
Literacy, language and cognition, cognitive development, theory of mind, and computer-based multimedia learning.
Helen Johnson
Language development and emergent literacy; language and literacy development in dual language learners; school-based prevention; home-school partnerships and parent education.
Mario Antonio Kelly
Anastasiya Lipnevich
Instructional feedback, attitudes toward mathematics, emotions and affect, alternative ways of cognitive and non-cognitive assessment, and the role of non-cognitive characteristics in individuals’ academic and life achievement.
Joan Lucariello
Cognitive development, evidence-based instructional (teaching) practices, learning processes and development, cultural psychology.
Gaoyin Qian
Literacy acquisition in young children from immigrant families, and adolescents.
Jason Young
Social Psychology.

Quantitative Methods in Educational and Psychological Research/Educational Policy Analysis

Sophia Catsambis
Quantitative Methods.
Keith Markus
Test validity, causation and causal inference, SEM model interpretation, program evaluation.
Philip Ramsey
Computer simulation, power of statistical tests, ability factors.
David Rindskopf
Latent variable models, categorical data, Bayesian statistics, multilevel models.
Charles Scherbaum
Industrial organizational psychology, psychometric theory, the use of statistical models of test bias.
Irvin Schonfeld
Work, stress, and health in teachers; Burnout and depression.
Jay Verkuilen
Psychometrics

School Psychology

Erin Ax
Response to Intervention, academic and behavioral intervention planning, data-based decision making.
Yung-Chi Chen
Impact of chronic illness on family and children, parental involvement and parenting decision making and process, minority stress and psychological adaptation and health.
Marian Fish
Cognitive behavior modification, family systems, instructional technology.
David Goh
Psychological assessment and intervention, differential diagnosis of children’s disorders, multicultural issues and procedures in psychological service delivery, clinical research methodology, microcomputer applications in professional psychology.
Bruce Homer
Literacy, language and cognition, cognitive development, theory of mind, and computer-based multimedia learning.
Helen Johnson
Language development and emergent literacy; language and literacy development in dual language learners; school-based prevention; home-school partnerships and parent education.
Emilia Lopez
School psychology multicultural and bilingual competencies, multicultural consultation, working with school interpreters.
David Rindskopf
Latent variable models, categorical data, Bayesian statistics, multilevel models.
Roslyn Ross
Assessment, measurement, counseling, personality development, issues in learning disability identification, school psychology supervision practices.
Georgiana Shick Tryon
Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Client Engagement and Supervision/Supervisee Relationship.
Jay Verkuilen
Psychometrics


Faculty Emeriti

David Bearison
Social-cognitive development, social interaction, learning and cognition, cognition and affect, developmental theories, aging.
Shirley Cohen
Special education, families of children with disabilities, options for young adults and aging persons with disabilities.
Linnea Ehri
Reading and spelling acquisition and disability, literacy, psycholinguistics, cognitive and language development.
Alan Gross
Applied statistics, educational measurement, techniques for problems of missing data.
Mary Kopala
Counseling Psychology.
David Seeley
Leadership theory, organizational theory and change theory: Redefining public school reform.
Carol Tittle
Educational measurement, program evaluation, gender and education, validity of assessments in the teaching and learning context.
Georgiana Shick Tryon
Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Client Engagement and Supervision/Supervisee Relationship.
Barry J. Zimmerman
Social cognitive learning and children’s development, teaching through demonstration, self-regulated learning, microcomputer instruction, health education.