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IES Grant

Title: Post Doctoral Research Training in Education Sciences
Center: NCER Year: 2010
Principal Investigator: Hedges, Larry Awardee: Northwestern University
Program: Postdoctoral Research Training Program in the Education Sciences      [Program Details]
Award Period: 5 years Award Amount: $654,480
Type: Training Award Number: R305B100027

The Postdoctoral Research Training Program in Education Sciences provided interdisciplinary training in methods for education research, including statistical methods, measurement methods, evaluation methods, and research design to seven fellows. Fellows in this program worked in one of many projects that exposed them to designs relevant to large-scale randomized experiments, meta-analyses, and exploration of factors effecting academic achievement and the development of language, mathematical, and spatial skills. Fellows also presented and published papers, wrote grant proposals, and produced a career development plan.

Related IES Projects: This university received a previous award for a postdoctoral fellowship program.

Postdoctoral Fellows

Citkowicz, Martyna
Engel, Mimi (ORCID)
Jean, Marshall
Jones, Nathan
Levine, Cynthia
Rhoads, Christopher
VanHoudnos, Nathan

As of 2020, Dr. Citkowicz was a senior researcher at the American Institute of Research (AIR), Dr. Engel was an associate professor in the Research and Evaluation Methodology (REM) program the School of Education at the University of Colorado, Bolder, Dr. Jean was a senior research analyst with the Office of Institutional Analysis in the Office of the Provost at the University of Chicago, Dr. Jones was an associate professor of special education at Boston University, Dr. Levine was an assistant professor at the University of Washington, Dr. Rhoads was an associate professor at the University of Connecticut, and Dr. VanHoudnos was a senior machine learning research scientist, CERT Division, at the Software Engineering Institute.

Products and Publications

Book chapter

Hedges, L.V., and Citkowicz, M. (2015). Meta-Analysis. In R.A. Scott, and S.M. Kosslyn (Eds.), Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences. San Francisco: Wiley.

Hedges, L.V., and Citkowicz, M. (2015). Meta-Analysis. In R.L. Cautin, and S.O. Lilienfeld (Eds.), The Encyclopedia of Clinical Psychology. NY: John Wiley and Sons, Inc.

Journal article, monograph, or newsletter

VanHoudnos, N. M., & Greenhouse, J. B. (2016). On the Hedges Correction for a "t"-Test. Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 41(4), 392-419.