Bachelor of Arts, Haverford College, PA Major: History, Minor: Psychology
Bachelor of Science, SUNY Stony Brook, NY Major: Mathematics
American Educational Research Association
National Council on Measurement in Education
Graduate Student Council
United Nations Young Professionals Group
Research Area: Quantitative Methods
Designing and analyzing high quality randomized controlled trials using state of the art quantitative methods
Areas of Interest:
- Conducting and managing research across diverse subject areas (e.g., mathematics, literacy, health, obesity prevention, etc.)
- Using quantitative methods and evaluation to analyze and synthesize large amounts of data in order to inform scientific advancement
- Designing randomized controlled trials and analysis plans to maximize the validity and utility of results
- Incorporating fidelity of implementation data into intervention analysis
- K-12 Education Research
- Health Research
- Implementation Fidelity
- Randomized Controlled Trials (RCT)
- Research and Experimental Design
- Data Analysis
- Item Response Theory (IRT)
- Latent Class and Mixture Modeling (e.g., Longitudinal Growth Curve Modeling)
- Correlation and Regression Analysis
Recent Research Topics/Field-Based Project(s):
Project: Analyzing data from two education-related studies using methodologies such as multiple regression, IRT, and multiple group mixture modeling.
Project: Conducting a meta-analysis to discover the effects of Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies Math (PALS Math) on elementary school student achievement.
Project: Experimental design, analysis, and data management for a large-scale, longitudinal RCT of a childhood obesity prevention program.
Project: Meta-analysis to explore the effects of high school restructuring on dropout rates and academic achievement.