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Howard Sandler

Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Emeritus

Professor Sandler's interests are in the philosophy of science and research methods, with particular emphasis on the application of current thinking in philosophy to the development of systematic methods of inquiry for psychology. Epistemology is a major component of that interest.

Representative Publications

  • Hoover-Dempsey, K.V., Sandler, H.M., & Whetsel, D. (Invited paper). Parental involvement: Next steps for teachers, families and schools. Elementary School Journal.
  • Walker, J.M., Wilkins, A.S., Dallaire, J., Sandler, H.M., & Hoover-Dempsey, K.V. (Invited paper ). Parental involvement: Model revision through scale development. Elementary School Journal.
  • Hoover-Dempsey, K.V., Walker, J.M.T., & Sandler, H.M (in press). What motivates parents to become involved in their children's education? In E.N. Patrikakou, R.P. Weisberg, J.B. Manning, H.J. Walberg, & S. Redding (Eds.), School-Family Partnerships: Promoting the Social, Emotional, and Academic Growth of Children.
  • Hoover-Dempsey, K.V. & Sandler, H.M. (1997). Why do parents become involved in their children's education? Review of Educational Research, 67(1), 3-42.
  • Hoover-Dempsey, K.V. & Sandler, H.M. (1995). Parental involvement in children's education. Teachers College Record, 97(2), 310-331.
  • Huck, S.W. & Sandler, H.M. (1984). Statistical Illusions. New York: Harper and Row.
  • Huck, S.W. & Sandler, H.M. (1979). Riva Hypotheses: Alternative Interpretations of Data-Based Conclusions. New York: Harper and Row.