Academic Appointments

The University of Houston—Clear Lake



2014-present


Dean & Professor, School of Education, University of Houston—Clear Lake. Chief academic officer of the School of Education responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating programs in the field of education. Works with program leaders for faculty and staff hiring and development; collaborates with senior administrators for program accreditation, budgeting, and center involvement with the local community and schools; is involved with donors in matching their passions with the expertise of faculty.


The University of Akron


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2009-2014


Professor (with tenure), Department of Educational Foundations and Leadership; Department of Psychology (since 2012), The University of Akron. Teach courses in measurement, statistics, and research methods; advise students; supervise theses and dissertations; consult with faculty.


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2009-2012

 

Dean, College of Education, The University of Akron. Dean, College of Education, University of Akron and Professor, Department of Educational Foundations and Leadership. Chief academic officer of the College of Education responsible for planning, implementing, and evaluating programs in the field of education. Works with department chairs for faculty and staff hiring and development; collaborates with senior administrators for program accreditation, budgeting, and center involvement with the local community and schools; is involved with donors in matching their passions with the expertise of faculty; disseminates the good work of the College and University.


University of Florida


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2006-2009

 

Professor (with tenure), Department of Educational Psychology, Research and Evaluation Methodology Program (REM), College of Education, University of Florida. Teach courses in measurement, statistics, and research methods; advise students; supervise theses and dissertations; consult with faculty.

 

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2006-2008 


Chair, Department of Educational Psychology, College of Education, University of Florida.  Work with faculty in the department to execute the policies of the University with regard to teaching and research, fiscal affairs, and other University-related administrative business; with consultation, securing and retaining faculty and staff of high caliber; ensuring the adequacy of the courses and programs offered in the department through guidelines established by the faculty concerned; promote the quality of scholarly and research activities of the department; foster the welfare of departmental faculty and staff and facilitate their professional development.


Florida International University


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2001-2006


Associate Dean for Research and Grants, College of Education, Florida International University.  Responsibilities include working with faculty in the College to generate sponsored research and development opportunities; professional development and training pertaining to research; oversight of the doctoral programs,  Office of Continuous Quality Improvement, and the Technology Office.

 

Professor (with tenure), Department of Educational and Psychological Studies, Educational Research Methodology Program (ERM). Teach courses in measurement, statistics, and research methods; advise students; supervise theses and dissertations; consult with faculty.


Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis

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1992-2001

 

Associate Professor (with tenure), Department of Psychology, Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).   Major responsibilities include teaching Psych I664-Introduction to Assessment, Psych I669-Assessment II, Psych B305-Introduction to Statistics, Psych B307-Testing and Measurement; student advising; sitting on thesis and dissertation committees; consulting with faculty.


Director, Testing Center,Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI).  Responsible for planning, budgeting, and administering the Testing Center.  The mission of the Testing Center is to provide measurement and assessment skills and expertise in the areas of placement testing, credit by examination, course instructor surveys, image scanning, and external testing.


The University of Texas at Austin

 

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1986-1992

 

Assistant Professor, The University of Texas at Austin.    Major responsibilities include teaching: EDP 380P-Introduction to Measurement and Evaluation, EDP 380P-Design and Construction of Evaluation Instruments, EDP 384P-Survey Research Methods, EDP 384P-Survey Sampling, EDP 384-Introduction to Educational Research; EDP 371-Introduction to Statistics; student advising; sitting on thesis and dissertation committees; consulting with faculty.


The University of Pittsburgh

 

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1983-1986

 

Research Assistant Professor, University of Pittsburgh.   Major responsibilities include teaching in the Educational Research Methods Program: ER 210-Introduction to Educational Research, ER 281-Measurement II, ER 317-Constructing Evaluation Instruments, ER 324-Introduction to  Statistics, ER 325-Introduction to Statistics II, ER 332- Sampling, and ER 370-Survey Research Methods; student advising; sitting on thesis and dissertation committees; consulting with faculty.

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