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Linnea Ehri
Bruce Homer
Helen Johnson
Anastasiya Lipnevich
Joan Lucariello
Keith Markus
David Rindskopf
Jay Verkuilen


Faculty by Specialization
 

Learning, Development, and Instruction

Akiba, Daisuke
Developmental psychology and education; culture and education, social psychology.
Armour-Thomas, Eleanor
Improvement of Teaching and Learning, research in cognition and learning, with particular emphasis on students from culturally diverse backgrounds.
Bhattacharya, Alpana
Literacy, language development, reading and spelling acquisition, strategy instruction, learning disabilities.
Brooks, Patricia
Language development from a life-span perspective; Individual differences in language learning and processing; Cognitive development in technology-mediated contexts; Pedagogy.
Chen, Peggy
Academic self-regulation, math self-efficacy beliefs, and assessment and evaluation.
Daiute, Colette
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.
Ehri, Linnea
Reading and spelling acquisition and disability, literacy, psycholinguistics, cognitive and language development.
Halperin, Jeffrey
The relationship between brain functions and behavior disorders in children.
Hines, Sara
Special Education.
Homer, Bruce
Literacy, language and cognition, cognitive development, theory of mind, and computer-based multimedia learning.
Johnson, Helen
Language development and emergent literacy; language and literacy development in dual language learners; school-based prevention; home-school partnerships and parent education.
Kelly, Mario Antonio
Lipnevich, Anastasiya
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.
Lucariello, Joan
Cognitive development, evidence-based instructional (teaching) practices, learning processes and development, cultural psychology.
Qian, Gaoyin
Literacy acquisition in young children from immigrant families, and adolescents.
Young, Jason
Social Psychology.

Quantitative Methods in Educational and Psychological Research/Educational Policy Analysis

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

School Psychology

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


Faculty Emeriti

Bearison, David
Social-cognitive development, social interaction, learning and cognition, cognition and affect, developmental theories, aging.
Cohen, Shirley
Special education, families of children with disabilities, options for young adults and aging persons with disabilities.
Feldmann, Shirley
Reading and literacy, technology in classroom learning, instructional design, issues in urban education.
Gross, Alan
Applied statistics, educational measurement, techniques for problems of missing data.
Hartman, Hope
Research on instructional theory, applications of instructional theory in schools and in higher education and research.
Kopala, Mary
Counseling Psychology.
Rousseau, Marilyn
Development of language with emphasis on handicapped children, particularly writing, autistic children.
Seeley, David
Leadership theory, organizational theory and change theory: Redefining public school reform.
Tittle, Carol
Educational measurement, program evaluation, gender and education, validity of assessments in the teaching and learning context.
Tryon, Georgiana Shick
Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Client Engagement and Supervision/Supervisee Relationship.
Zimmerman, Barry J.
Social cognitive learning and children’s development, teaching through demonstration, self-regulated learning, microcomputer instruction, health education.