Educational Psychology PhD Programs California

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Educational Psychology PhD

Professor Marsha Ing

Marsha Ing

Associate Professor   |   Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles, 2007
Areas of Research: Methods for measuring and linking student performance and instructional opportunities; increasing instructional utility of student assessments
Email: Marsha Ing

Professor Gregory Palardy

Gregory Palardy

Associate Professor   |   Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2003
Areas of Research: Extending multilevel and longitudinal models and developing new educational applications; individual and school factors contributing to student learning and educational equity
Email: Gregory Palardy

Soojin Park

Assistant Professor   |   Ph.D., University of Wisconson-Madison, 2016
Research Areas: causal mediation analysis, multilevel modeling, propensity score matching, instrumental variable approach, causal mediation analysis and Bayesian analysis.
Email: Soojin Park

Celeste Pilegard

Celeste Pilegard

Assistant Professor   |   Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2016
Research Areas: Cognition, learning, and instruction, meaningful learning and transfer in STEM domains, educational games and technology, transfer of spatial skills, multimedia learning
Email: Celeste Pilegard

Distinguished Professor and Peloy Chair, Lee Swanson

Lee Swanson

Distinguished Professor and Peloy Chair   |   Ph.D., University of New Mexico, 1976
Research Areas: Intelligence and memory, tests and measurement; learning disabilities; dynamic assessment, cognitive intervention strategies
Email: Lee Swanson

Distinguished Professor Keith Widaman

Keith Widaman

Distinguished Professor   |   Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 1982
Research Areas: Measurement of adaptive behavior of children; quantitative Psychology; growth and development of adaptive behavior
Email: Keith Widaman