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Education Psychology Faculty

Jan Armstrong

Jan Armstrong

Professor
Office Location: Simpson Hall, Room 116
Phone: (505) 277-6427
Email: jka@unm.edu
Education: PhD from University of Minnesota in 1987

Research Interests:
  • Teaching, learning and development in the professions
  • Professional knowledge transmission and acculturation
  • Qualitative research methods in psychology and education
  • Applied visual research

Courses:

  • Qualitative Research in Education
  • Advanced Seminar in EdPsy: Qualitative Research in the Psychological Sciences
  • Human Growth and Development Course
  • Psychological Development of Women
  • Educational Studies Home Page

CV: armstrong_vita_abbrev6-3-16.docx

Webpage: www.unm.edu/~jka


Chi Chang

Research Assistant Professor
Phone: (505) 277-4535
Education: Ph.D. in Measurement and Quantitative Methods from the Michigan State University in 2016
M.S. in Biostatistics from the Michigan State University in 2016

Research Interests:
  • Multilevel data analysis
  • Mixture modeling
  • Meta-analysis
  • Psychometrics
  • Methodological evaluation

Courses:

  • EDPY 511 Introduction to Statistics

CV: cv_chi-chang.pdf

Dr. Chi Chang earned her Ph.D. in Measurement and Quantitative Methods from Michigan State University. She holds Master’s degrees in Biostatistics as well as Educational Administration and Policy. She was a former statistical consultant at the Center for Statistical Training and Consulting at Michigan State University.

Dr. Chang’s primary research areas include multilevel modeling, mixture modeling, psychometrics methods, and meta-analysis. Her statistical research focuses on multilevel mixture modeling. She examines the quality of parameter estimates and the classification accuracy of multilevel mixture models under various conditions. In addition to her work in methodological evaluation, she also has a wide variety of interests in applied research, particularly in the medical, epidemiological, and social science disciplines.

Patrick Coulombe

Patrick Coulombe

Assistant Professor
Office Location: Simpson Hall, Room 119
Phone: (505) 277-7101
Email: patc@unm.edu
Education: Ph.D. in Quantitative Psychology from the University of New Mexico in 2016

Research Interests:
  • Quantitative psychology
  • Longitudinal data analysis
  • Statistical tools and software
  • Bayesian statistics
  • Meta-research

Courses:

  • Introductory Educational Statistics
  • Applied Statistical Design and Analysis

CV: Patrick Coulombe - CV.pdf

Webpage: www.patrickcoulombe.com


Terri Flowerday

Professor
Office Location: Simpson Hall, Room 113
Phone: (505) 277-3208
Email: tflower@unm.edu
Education: Ph. D. from the University of Nebraska in 2000.

Research Interests:
  • Motivation, cognition and instruction
  • Human development
  • Reading and literacy issues

Courses:

  • Learning and the Classroom 310
  • Principles of Human Development 503
  • Principles of Classroom Learning 510
  • Motivation Theory and Practice 520
  • College Teaching Seminar 630
  • Seminar in Classroom Learning 610
  • Seminar in Human Growth and Development 613
  • Dissertation Seminar 650

Curriculum Vitae

Carolyn Hushman

Carolyn J. Hushman

Assistant Professor
Office Location: Simpson Hall, Room 118
Phone: 505-277-9917
Email: ckimble@unm.edu
Education: Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, University of New Mexico, 2011

Research Interests:

  • Using assessment to guide instructional decisions
  • Cognition, expertise and teacher professional development
  • Learning and cognition in pre-service education

Courses:

  • EDPY 310 Learning and the Classroom
  • EDPY 303 Human Growth and Development
  • EDPY 505 Conducting Quantitative Educational Research
  • EDPY 472/572 Classroom Assessment

Curriculum Vitae

Martin Jones

Martin H. Jones - Program Coordinator

Assistant Professor
Office Location: Simpson Hall, Room 117
Phone: 505-277-3164
Email: martinjones@unm.edu
Education: Ph.D. Indiana University, Bloomington 2007

Research Interests:

  • Social influences on academic motivation and achievement
  • Underrepresented students' academic experiences
  • Learning, cognition, and social development

Courses:

  • EDPY 310 Learning and the Classroom
  • EDPY 503 Principles of Human Development
  • EDPY 510 Principles of Classroom Learning

Webpage: smaart.unm.edu

Jay Parkes

Jay Parkes

Professor & IFCE Department Chair
Office Location: Simpson Hall, Room 120
Phone: (505) 277-3320
Email: parkes@unm.edu
Education: Ph. D. in 1998 from the Pennsylvania State University

Research Interests:
  • Learning and Assessment
  • Simulation and Feedback in Medical Education
  • Dual Language Education Research
Lee Van Horn

H. Lee Swanson

Research Professor (beginning July 2017)
Currently on sabbatical at UNM
Email: lhswanson@unm.edu
Education: Ph.D. University of New Mexico 1976; Post-Doc University of California Los Angeles 1980

Research Interests: 

  1. Cognitive processes underlying math and reading disabilities in monolingual and English language learners
  2. Dynamic assessment and Meta-Analysis
  3. Intellectual and Working Memory Development
Lee Van Horn

M. Lee Van Horn

Professor
Director of the Methodology Group @ UNM
Office Location: Tech 274
Phone: (505) 277-4535
Email: mlvh@unm.edu
Education: Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2001.

Research Interests:  Lee’s research focuses on understanding statistical methods for assessing individual differences. His current research focuses on statistical and applied issues around regression mixture models and a recently funded study to develop methods for modeling individual differences in intervention effects. He has applied these methods to diverse areas around human development including academic performance for at-risk students, modeling causes of delinquency and drug use in adolescence, and promoting physical activity. He also specializes in statistical methods for group randomized trials.

Courses:

  • EdPy 604 Multiple Regression Techniques Applied to Education
  • EdPy 607 Structural Equation Modeling
  • EdPy 608 Multilevel Modeling

CV: lee_vita_feb2016.docx

Website: methodologygroup.unm.edu

Professors Emeritae

Andrea Frieder Vierra, Ph.D., University of New Mexico
Professor Emerita

Mary B. Harris, Ph.D., Stanford University
Professor Emerita

Candace G. Schau, Ph.D., lowa State University
Professor Emerita

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