Our Researchers

  • Ben Clarke
    Research Interests: 
    • Early numeracy
    • Curriculum based measurement
    • Instructional design
  • Research Interests: 
    • Physical Activity and Cognition
    • Diffusion of Ideas and Technology
    • Video Games and Activity Trackers
    • Academic Achievement
  • Research Interests: 
    • Curriculum design
    • Mathematics interventions
    • Learning disabilities
  • Daniel Anderson
    Research Interests: 
    • Multilevel Modeling
    • Teacher/school effects
    • Statistical programming/reproducible research
  • Research Interests: 
    • English as a Second Language
    • Literacy in Spanish
    • Assessment of English Learners in Spanish and in English
    • Early Interventions in Reading for English Learners
    • Latino Parent Involvement in their Children’s Education
  • Research Interests: 
    • Design of Instruction
    • Instructional Interventions
    • Vocabulary Learning
    • Beginning Reading
    • Learning Disabilities
  • Research Interests: 
    • Tier II mathematics interventions
    • Supporting learners with intellectual and developmental disabilities
  • Gina Biancarosa
    Research Interests: 
    • Measurement of reading processes
    • Reading comprehension and meta-representational skill and development
    • Heterogeneity of reading difficulties among grade 4-12 struggling readers
    • Eye-tracking and fMRI investigations of reading comprehension
  • Research Interests: 
    • Early reading and mathematics interventions
    • Formative assessments
  • HyeonJin Yoon
    Research Interests: 
    • Quantitative research methods
    • Individual differences in reading comprehension development and reading difficulties
    • Evaluation of reading intervention effects
  • Jeanne Mercier
    Research Interests: 
    • Evaluating the impact of instruction on student achievement
    • Formative assessment in reading
    • Multi-tiered systems of instructional support
    • Early Childhood Special Education
  • Research Interests: 
    • Early math and reading intervention strategies and materials
    • Factors predicting nonresponse to intervention
    • Schoolwide multi-tiered systems of support
       
  • Research Interests: 
    • Mathematics
    • Instructional Design
    • Reading
    • Tier 2 and Tier 3 Intervention
  • Lillian Durán
    Research Interests: 

    Improving instructional and assessment practices with preschool-aged dual language learners

  • Lina Shanley
    Research Interests: 
    • Mathematics
    • Cognition
    • Intervention
    • Research Design
    • Technology
    • Learning Sciences
    • Quantitative Methods
  • Research Interests: 
    • Educational technologies
    • Interdisciplinary curriculum
    • Assessment development
  • Research Interests: 
    • Preschool and Pre-K
    • PreK-12 Mathematics
    • Educational technology
    • Collaboration of schools, agencies, and community members to effect positive change
    • Practitioner-Researcher partnerships
  • Nancy J. Nelson
    Research Interests: 
    • Math and literacy assessment and intervention
    • Instructional gaming technology
    • Classroom observation
    • Implementation science
    • Data based decision making
    • Systems implementation
    • Middle school
  • Research Interests: 
    • Multi-tiered systems of support
    • Implementation fidelity for math and literacy interventions
    • Family-school partnerships and consultation
  • Ruby Batz
    Research Interests: 
    • Dual language development
    • Parenting Interventions
    • Implementation Science
    • Policies
  • Sam Choo
    Research Interests: 
    • Learning Disabilities in Mathematics
    • Math Problem Solving
    • K-12 Math Assessment & Curriculum Development
    • Assistive & Instructional Technology
    • Enhanced Anchored Instruction
    • Maker Education & 3D Printing Technology
    • Quantitative Methods
  • Sarah Carlson
    Research Interests: 
    • Assessment of the cognitive processes and products of reading comprehension
    • Reading comprehension interventions
    • Literacy; disciplinary literacy
    • Elementary to adolescent struggling comprehenders
    • Cognitive psychology
    • Educational psychology
    • Multi-tiered systems of support
  • Research Interests: 
    • Literacy and Mathematics
    • English as a Second Language
    • Response to Intervention (RtI) frameworks
  • Dr. Sylvia Linan-Thompson
    Research Interests: 

    Examining appropriate instructional and assessment practices for English learners