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Updated: Jun-20-2013

Name and Doctoral Institution

Title of Project

Data Set Used

Dates of Projects

Percy Abram
Stanford University
Does language matter?: The effects of language on the development of social capital among Latino students Abstract NELS:88
5/1/01-4/30/02
Candace Adams
Virginia Tech
Testing the direct and indirect effects of school learning variables on Black 10th grade students' academic acheivement Abstract NELS:88
7/1/94-6/30/95
Frank Adamson
Stanford University
Achieving educational equity: Comparing achievement scores, opportunities to learn, and teacher preparation among different socio-economic groups in TIMSS and PISA Abstract TIMSS
PISA
3/1/08-5/15/10
Amanda Agan
University of Chicago

Postsecondary Education Paths


NLSY79
NLSY97
6/30/12-6/15/13
Roberto Agodini
Columbia University
Gains in achievement from completing the "new basics": Before and after A Nation at Risk Abstract HS&B
NELS:92
10/1/96-9/30/97
Nikki Aikens
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Out-of-school and within-school influences on socioeconomic differences in reading trajectories Abstract ECLS-K
3/1/05-2/28/06
James Ainsworth-Darnell
Ohio State University
How neighborhood context affects academic performance across racial groups Abstract NELS:88
1/1/98-6/30/99
Motoko Akiba
Pennsylvania State University
Cross-national analysis of school violence: Critical evaluation of the effect of academic competition on delinquency Abstract TIMSS-95
9/1/00-8/31/01
Juan Alonso
Teachers College, Columbia University
Noncognitive skills as determinants of black-white educational and socioeconomic gaps Abstract NELS:88
ELS:2002
11/1/05-7/31/06
Henry Anaya
Stanford University
Emerging crisis: The effects of residential and educational segregation on minority dropout Abstract NELS:88
6/1/96-9/30/98
Brenda Arellano
University of California, Santa Barbara
The impact of parental involvement in the achievement of language minority Latino students in early elementary school Abstract ECLS-K
6/1/05-7/31/08
Rachel Ayieko
Michigan State University
The Influence of Opportunity to Learn to Teach Mathematics: A Comparative Study TEDS-M
 2/1/13-2/1/14
Carolyn Barber
University of Maryland. College Park
Recognizing high achievement in context: A multilevel analysis of the effects of ethnicity, gender, and motivation on teachers' selection of tenth-grade students for advanced programs Abstract ELS
6/1/06-5/31/07
Andrew Barr
University of Virginia
From the Battlefield to the Schoolyard: The Impact of the Post-9/11 GI Bill CPS
IPEDS
NPSAS
12/19/12-12/19/13
Kimberly Barraza-Lyons
University of California, Los Angeles
Preparing to stay: A quantitative examination of the effects of pre-service preparation on the retention of urban educators Abstract SASS
TFS
11/1/05-7/31/06
Rashmi Barua
Boston University
Effect of kindergarten entrance age on academic performance and maternal labor supply Abstract NLSY
5/1/07-4/30/08
Daphna Bassok
Stanford University
Do Hispanic children benefit more from preschool? The role of differential selection processes across race and ethnicity in explaining the link between preschool and cognitive development Abstract ECLS-B
6/1/08-5/31/09
Littisha Bates
Arizona State University
Racial and ethnic differences in educational trajectories: The role of parental involvement, families and schools Abstract ECLS-K
8/1/08-5/31/09
Irenee Beattie
University of Arizona
How high schools matter: Within and between school stratification and the dynamics of women's welfare recipiency Abstract NLSY
2/15/01-2/14/02
Andrew Belasco
University of Georgia
Navigating College Opportunity: The Influence of School-Based College Counseling on Postsecondary Enrollment  ELS2002 11/1/12-8/1/13
Emily Beller
University of California, Berkeley
Explaining the relationship between family structure and children's educational outcomes: Conceptual and measurement issues Abstract NELS:88
NLSY
6/1/04-5/31/05
James Benson
University of Wisconsin, Madison
Community colleges and the students that attend them: Did late twentieth century state policies improve success? Abstract HS&B
NELS
9/1/07-5/31/09
Juliette Berg
New York University
An Ecological Approach to Assessing School Climate and Its Relationship to Academic Processes and Outcomes Abstract SADC
9/1/11-8/31/12
John Bielinski
University of Minnesota
Describing and accounting for gender differences in mathematics achievement test item performance Abstract NAEP
12/14/98-6/30/99
Angela Boatman
Harvard University
Examining the Causal Effects of Instruction and Delivery in Postsecondary Remedial and Developmental Courses: Evidence from the Tennessee Developmental Course Redesign Initiative Abstract IPEDS
7/1/11-6/30/12
Donna Bobbitt-Zeher
Ohio State University
Gender, higher education, and labor market stratification Abstract NELS
HS&B
7/1/07-6/30/08
Katerina Bodovski
Pennsylvania State University
Instruction, behavior, and mathematics learning in elementary school Abstract ECLS-K
8/1/04-7/31/05
Janis Brown
Howard University
Parental involvement and the dimensions of self-esteem: Implications for education policy Abstract NELS:88
10/1/96-3/30/98
K. Jurée Capers
Texas A&M University
To Pursue or Not to Pursue, That is the Question: Assessing the Determinants of School Desegregation NCES
EEOC
Census
5/1/12-7/5/13
Deven Carlson
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Out of the Classroom and into the Voting Booth? Analyzing the Effects of Education on Political Participation Abstract NAEP, NAAL, NELS, ELS, HS&B
7/1/11-6/30/12
Sung-Hyun Cha
Florida State University
Interaction effects among salaries, working conditions, and teacher support policies on teacher turnover in a structural equation model Abstract SASS
TFS
12/16/05-4/30/08
Jae-Eun Chae
Harvard University
Student departure from U.S. community colleges: A competing risks survival analysis Abstract BPS
10/1/99-12/31/00
Lisa Chavez
University of California, Berkeley
Social capital and college choice: The case of 1992 Latino high school graduates Abstract NELS:88
8/1/98-5/31/99
Jacob Cheadle
Pennsylvania State University
Early childhood academic achievement and the family environment: A unified methodological approach using "GLAMMs" via MCMC Abstract ECLS-K
6/1/04-5/31/05
Rong Chen
University of Michigan
Exploring the effects of financial aid on the gap in student dropout rates by family income Abstract BPS
6/1/05-5/31/06
Vivien Wen-Chun Chen
Pennsylvania State University
The effect of neighborhood segregation on school choice Abstract ELS
8/1/08-12/31/09
Jen-Hao Chen
University of Chicago
Healthy start, growing smart: Health and the development of academic and behavioral skills in early childhood Abstract ECLS-B
8/1/10-6/30/11
Yuk Fai Cheong
Michigan State University
A Bayesian analysis of school- and state-level correlates of the likelihood of the offering of eighth grade algebra for high school credits Abstract NAEP
6/15/94-12/31/96
Sebastian Cherng
University of Pennsylvania
The Lonely Social World of Racial and Ethnic Minority and Immigrant Youth: Examining Social Isolation of Adolescents from their Peers, Teachers, and Parents  ELS02 8/1/13-7/1/14
Nina Chisan Chien
University of California, Los Angeles
Context matters: The effects of cost of living and family income on children's well-being Abstract ECLS-K
7/1/08-6/30/09
Anna Chmielewski
Stanford University
Tracking and Achievement Inequality in Cross-National Perspective Abstract PISA
1/1/11-12/31/11
Yool Choi
University of California-Los Angeles
Who benefits most from shadow education?: The heterogeneous effects of SAT preparation activities on SAT scores NELS88
ELS02
5/1/13-4/30/14
Gayle Christensen
Stanford University
What matters for immigrant achievement cross-nationally? A structural equation model comparing immigrant and non-immigrant student achievement Abstract PISA
TIMSS-95
10/15/03-8/31/04
Anna Chung
Indiana University
For-profit colleges -- an opportunity for under-served? Analysis of educational and economic outcomes for proprietary students Abstract NELS
BPS NPSAS
5/1/05-3/31/08
Lora Cohen-Vogel
Vanderbilt University
School governance at the intersection of public school choice and accountability Abstract SASS
CCD
11/1/01-10/31/02
J. Kelly Coker
University of North Carolina, Greensboro
A context for use: Examining the environmental and social factors that impact adolescent problem drinking Abstract NELS:88
2/15/98-6/30/98
Wade Cole
Stanford University
Legitimating difference: Minority-serving colleges and the institutionalization of culture Abstract HEGIS
IPEDS
11/15/04-11/14/05
Sarah Crissey
University of Texas at Austin
Gender differences in the academic consequences of adolescent romantic relationships Abstract AddHealth
6/1/05-5/31/06
Marisol Cunnington
Teachers College, Columbia University
Teacher effectiveness in kindergarten: The importance of supports for teachers and teacher salaries for student literacy and math learning Abstract ECLS-K
1/1/10-5/31/11
Anne D'Agostino
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Assessing a social-cognitive model of achievement motivation Abstract NELS:88
10/1/95-9/30/96
Ummuhan Dagli
Florida State University
Effects of relative age on children's cognitive competence kindergarten through third grade: Cross-classified model Abstract ECLS-K
11/1/04-12/31/05
Ashlesha Datar
RAND Graduate School
Does entering kindergarten at an older age lead to better school performance? Abstract ECLS-K
11/1/01-10/31/02
Tomeka Davis
Emory University
Laissez faire education policy: Organization and equity in school choice Abstract ELS
9/1/06-8/31/07
Elizabeth Dayton
Johns Hopkins University
"First in my family": How children become the first generation in college Abstract NLSY
6/1/10-5/31/11
Susan DeAngelis
University of Arkansas
Persistence of students enrolled in graduate and professional programs: The influence of background, graduate experience, aspirations, expected earnings, and financial commitment Abstract NPSAS
3/1/97-2/28/98
Karen DeAngelis
Stanford University
The relationship between teachers' salaries and the quality of the supply of recent college graduates to teaching Abstract RCGS
1/1/98-3/31/00
Jennifer DeBoer
Vanderbilt University
Technology on trial: can computers effectively increase the achievement of traditionally under-served populations? Abstract PISA
HSLS
5/1/11-4/30/12
Madeleie deBlois
Harvard University
The Development and Importance of Self-Regulation: A Public Health Perspective ECLS-K 5/10/12-5/10/13
Thomas Dee
University of Maryland
Resource allocation and public school quality Abstract CCD
6/1/96-5/31/97
Mario Delci
University of California, Berkeley
Educational and labor market returns to combining academic and vocational coursework in high school Abstract NELS:88
3/1/00-8/31/01
Susan Dumais
Harvard University
The causes of working class educational success Abstract NELS:88
4/1/99-3/31/01

Ebony Duncan
Vanderbilt University

The color of change? Racial inequality in U.S. charter schools

SASS
ELS

5/10/12-5/10/13

Jason Dunick
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Do 4-year colleges produce better citizens? Measuring the civic returns to different types of post-secondary education Abstract NELS:88
5/1/07-8/15/08
Philomena Dunkl
University of Virginia
Factors influencing inidividual faculty retirement decisions Abstract NSOPF
10/1/96-9/30/97
Rachel Durham
Pennsylvania State University
Linguistic assimilation: Social and cognitive determinants and its effects on early literacy Abstract ECLS-K
8/1/05-7/31/06
Nevbahar Erta
Georgia State University
Public school responses to charter school presence Abstract CCD
8/1/05-7/31/07
Craig Esposito
University of Connecticut
Does school type affect student achievement? A comparison of magnet school and public school academic achievement using the Education Longitudinal Study (ELS) 2002 data set Abstract ELS
11/15/09-6/30/10
Stacey Farber
University at Buffalo, SUNY
The space between: Roles parents play in their children's educational success (or non-success). Examining a model of parental influence across family race and child gender. Abstract ECLS-K
11/1/04-5/31/05
Li Feng
Florida State University
Combating teacher shortages: Who leaves teaching and why? Abstract B&B
CCD
5/16/05-5/15/06
Ronald Fernandes
Carnegie Mellon University
Can parental interventions reduce the ethnic gap in college enrollment? Evidence from the NELS:88 Abstract NELS:88
12/1/00-4/30/03
Jennifer Flashman
University of California, Los Angeles
Adolescent friendship groups: Preferences, dynamics, and implications for future stratification Abstract AddHealth
4/1/09-8/31/09
Danielle Fumia
University of Washington - Seattle
The New Postsecondary Institution: Estimating the Effect of Incarceration on Racial and Gender Gaps in Educational Attainment Abstract NLSY
7/1/11-6/30/12
Ted Futris
University of North Carolina at Greensboro
The developmental trajectories of teenage males who become fathers compared to those who delay fatherhood Abstract NELS:88
10/1/99-8/31/00
Claudia Galindo
Pennsylvania State University
Latino students' math learning trajectories in the early school years: The role of English ability and socioeconomics status Abstract ECLS-K
8/1/03-1/31/05
Helen Galvan
UC Santa Barbara
Why teachers stay: A comprehensive, multivariate analysis of factors influencing the retention of teachers Abstract SASS
TFS
5/1/94-3/31/97
Joseph Gasper
Johns Hopkins University
Does involvement in adolescent delinquincy increase the risk of dropping out of school? Abstract NLSY
6/1/08-5/31/09
Annie Georges
Pennsylvania State University
Entry into and exit out of poverty among women: Do education and job training make a difference? Abstract NLSY
6/1/97-5/31/99
Benjamin Gibbs
Ohio State University
Gender Gaps in Cognitive Skill throughout Childhood Abstract ECLS-B
ECLS-K
11/1/08-9/30/09
Lisbeth Goble
Northwestern University
Linking college choice to college success: Finding a 'good fit' Abstract IPEDS
CCD
9/1/09-6/30/10
Ginger Nelson Goff
UCLA
Assessing the impact of tracking on individual growth in mathematics achievement using random coefficient modeling Abstract LSAY
11/1/93-10/31/94
Gabriella Gonzalez
Harvard University
Family background, ethnicity, and immigration status: A longitudinal analysis of school success for immigrant and native-born students Abstract NELS:88
4/1/00-3/31/01
Laura Gonzalez
North Carolina State University
The college choice process of Latino students: Influence of demographics, academic preparation, and self-efficacy beliefs Abstract ELS
91/06-11/30/07
Nora Gordon
Harvard University
Tracking Title I: From revenues to inputs to outcomes Abstract CCD
SDDB
6/1/01-5/31/02
Suzanne Graham
Harvard University
The exodus from mathematics: When and why? Abstract LSAY
6/1/96-5/31/97
Eric Grodsky
University of Wisconsin
Thirty years of maximally maintained inequality in postsecondary education Abstract NLS
HS&B
9/1/00-8/31/02
Allison Gruner
Harvard University
Inclusion: What is the impact on students without disabilities? Abstract ECLS-K
4/1/04-3/31/05
Tatyana Guzman
Indiana University
Is there a Hope for High School Graduates: the Effect of Federal Tax Preferences on College Enrollment, Persistence, Graduation, and University Choice  PSID
NPSAS
3/1/12-3/1/13
Andrew Halpern-Manners
University of Minnesota
A Dynamic Model of Contextual Effects on Young People's Educational Attainment and Academic Performance Abstract ECLS-K, CCD, PSID
7/1/11-6/30/12
Jenifer Hamil-Luker
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Differential participation in and returns to education over the life course Abstract NHES
NLS
6/1/01-5/31/02
Laura Hamilton
Stanford University
Construct validity of constructed-response assessments: Male and female high school science performance Abstract NELS:88
6/1/96-5/31/97
Laura T. Hamilton
Indiana University
Parental financial investments and college student achievement Abstract B&B, BPS
NPSAS
6/15/09-6/14/10
Gillian Hampden-Thompson
Pennsylvania State University
Social policy, family structure, and children's educational achievement: A comparative study Abstract PISA
6/1/03-5/31/04
Seong Won Han
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Cross-national study of students STEM career aspirations:
Evidence from PISA
 PISA 9/1/2011-8/31/12 
Donna Harris
University of Wisconsin
The influence of school contextual factors on the educational opportunities of Black students Abstract NELS:88
6/1/97-2/1/00
Lacey Hartigan
University of Washington
Faces of the GED: Understanding GED Recipients over the Life Course NLSY97 6/15/13-6/14/14
Cory Heyman
Johns Hopkins University
Getting a first job: Translating academic credentials into labor-market position Abstract B&B
6/1/97-12/31/98
Jacob Hibel
Pennsylvania State University
Effects of performance-based organizational differentiation on the educational productivity and equality of American elementary schools Abstract ECLS-K
8/1/08-7/31/09
Eleonora Hicks
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Inequality, Non-Linearity, and the College Experience: An Investigation of Reverse Transfer in the American Higher Education
System
BPS 04/09
12/1/12-12/1/13
Aleksandra Holod
Teachers College, Columbia University
Socioeconomic Status and Parental Investments of Time and Money: What Matters Most for Children's School Success? Abstract ECLS-K
5/1/11-4/30/12
Guanglei Hong
University of Michigan
Causal inference for multi-level observational data with applications to educational research Abstract ECLS-K
11/1/02-6/31/03
Yihua Hong
University of Toronto
Why does teacher capacity matter? Re-examining the effects of grade-3 test-based retention policy on student academic performance, instructional resource allocation, and student motivation Abstract ECLS-K
3/1/10-3/31/11
Jessica Howell
University of Virginia
Eliminating affirmative action in higher education: Restricting access or engendering equality? Abstract NELS:88
IPEDS
6/1/02-12/1/03
Chueh-An Hsieh
Michigan State University
A unified model for the analysis of latent growth trajectories Abstract NYS
11/15/09-6/30/10
Yasmiyn Irizarry
Indiana University
Beyond black and white: Disentangling the effects of race, ethnicity and immigration status on the educational experiences of youths Abstract ECLS-K
5/7/09-5/6/10
Terry Ishitani
University of Iowa
An application of event history modeling to assessing student dropout behavior: National data approach Abstract BPS
10/1/99-7/31/00
Osborne Jackson
University of Michigan
The returns to skill and skill demand: Evidence from immigration and native educational attainment Abstract HEGIS, IPEDS
CPS, Census
5/15/09-5/14/10
Erik Jacobson
University of Georgia
The effects of student teaching timing, duration, and quality on K-6 mathematics teachers' knowledge and beliefs Teacher Education and Development Study in
Mathematics 
 12/15/12-9/15/12
Brenda Jarillo Rabling
Stanford University
Transition to Formal Schooling: Does Out-of-school Child Care matter? Abstract ECLS-K
ECLS-K
5/1/11-4/30/12
Dong Wook Jeong
Columbia University
The effects of the advanced placement program on college-level outcomes Abstract NELS:88
6/1/06-5/31/07
Helena Yue Jia
Southern Methodist University
Diagnostics of using sampling weights in hierarchical models Abstract NAEP
11/1/05-7/31/07
Ann Jones
Boston College
Differential effectiveness: Catholic and public school fourth graders' performance on NAEP Abstract NAEP
10/1/96-9/30/97
Kirsten Kainz
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Reading Development Trajectories from Kindergarten to Third Grade: Untangling Effects from Child, Family, Classroom, and School Literacy Systems for Children Living in Poverty Abstract ECLS-K
11/1/04-6/30/05
Demetra Kalogrides
University of California, Davis
Community college transfer and baccalaureate attainment Abstract NELS
IPEDS
3/27/07-3/26/08
Seongeun Kim
University of Southern California
Adolescent substance use prevention: Investigation of cross-level interaction and longitudinal effects of self, peer, family and school level risk and protective factors using multilevel longitudinal reticular action modeling Abstract NELS:88
5/1/99-10/31/00
Dongbin Kim
UC Los Angeles
Multilevel analysis of the effect of loans on students' degree attainment: Differences by student and institutional characteristics Abstract NPSAS
BPS
2/15/02-3/1/03
Doo Hwan Kim
University of Chicago
Social capital in action: Alignment of parental support in adolescents' transition to postsecondary education Abstract NELS:88
11/1/02-10/31/03
Daniel Kimmel
University of Chicago
Determinants, Manifestations, Mechanisms, and Consequences: A Process Model of Violence in Schools  AddHealth 4/1/12-3/31/13
Daniel Klasik
Stanford University
Steps to College Enrollment and the Effect of the Common Application on Student College Enrollment Behavior Abstract NELS, ELS, IPEDS
7/1/11-6/30/12
Josh Klugman
Indiana University
Status competition among schools and the consequences for students Abstract NELS
HSES
6/1/05-5/31/06
Kaeli Knowles
University of Maryland
Effects of teacher knowledge and motivation on students Abstract NELS:88
10/1/98-9/30/99
Daniel Kreisman
University of Chicago
Comparing returns on investments in teachers and schools: Evidence from two natural experience Abstract IPUMS Decennial Census, 1900-1950
7/1/11-6/30/12
Michal Kurlaender
Harvard University
Reinforcing disadvantage or increasing opportunity? Alternative routes to educational attainment Abstract NELS:88
10/15/03-10/15/04
Megan Kurlychek
Pennsylvania State University
The multilevel context of school crime: Assessing the relative contributions of student, school and community characteristics Abstract NELS:88
11/1/03-10/31/04
Natalie Lacireno-Paquet
George Washington University
Charter school responses to policy regimes and markets: The effect on service to disadvantaged students Abstract SASS
CCD
1/1/03-12/31/03
Aruna Lakshmanan
Louisiana State University
A longitudinal study of adolescent educational aspirations and their relation to college choice using hierarchical linear modeling and group-based mixture modeling Abstract NELS:88
3/1/03-4/30/04
Amy Langenkamp
University of Texas, Austin
The effect of school transitions on math/science academic achievement: Curriculum, social relationships, and school context Abstract AddHealth
AHAA
6/1/04-5/31/05
John Latting
UC Berkeley
Academic achievement as behavior: A study of effective approaches to secondary education Abstract HS&B
5/1/94-8/31/96
Jason LaTurner
University of Texas, Austin
The choice to teach math and science: Social values and the collegiate experience Abstract B&B
RCGS
6/1/99-5/31/01
Daniel Laxman
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The Effect of Child Disability Status and Functional Abilities on Father Involvement  ECLS-B 6/1/12-5/31/13
Jaekyung Lee
University of Chicago
Multi-level linkages of State education reform to instructional practices and student outcomes: Implications for narrowing social learning gap in math Abstract NAEP
8/1/95-7/31/96
Lars Lefgren
University of Chicago
Relating individual achievement gains to peer effects: An empirical examination of instructional and interaction effects in ability grouping Abstract PROSPECTS
9/1/00-4/30/01
Joscha Legewie
Columbia University
The Problem with Boys: How the School Context shapes Educational Outcomes for Boys and Girls  NELS 5/1/12-5/1/13
Nettie Legters
Johns Hopkins University
Teachers and contexts: Interdisciplinary teaming and teachers' work experiences Abstract NELS:88
7/1/95-6/30/96
Min Li
Stanford University
Using TIMSS items to examine the linkage between science achievement and assessment methods Abstract TIMSS-95
11/1/00-10/31/01
Jie Li
Boston College
The effect of accommodations for special-needs students in NAEP Abstract NAEP
11/1/04-1/31/06
April Linton
University of Washington
Spanish for Americans? The dual-language option in U.S. public schools Abstract SDDB
4/1/00-3/31/02
Cheryl Littman
University of Chicago
An investigation of the effects of child- and school-centered parent involvement on student achievement: Implications for family interactions and school policy Abstract PROSPECTS
5/1/99-7/31/00
Caitlin Lombardi
Boston College
Maternal employment during the early years and children's readiness to learn: A cross-country comparative analysis using contemporary birth cohort studies ELCS-B
LSAC
NLSCY
MCS
5/1/12-4/30/13
Kimberly Lowry
University of Central Florida
The paths to becoming a mathematics teacher Abstract HS&B
3/1/04-2/28/06
Lu Lu
Iowa State University
Statistical methods for utilizing auxiliary data in educational surveys Abstract CCD
U.S. Census
8/16/07-8/15/09
John Luczak
Stanford University
Who will teach in the 21st century? Beginning teacher training routes and attrition rates Abstract SASS
10/15/03-8/31/04
Amy Lutz
SUNY-Albany
Bilingualism in the USA: Language outcomes and consequences for Hispanic youth Abstract NELS:88
5/1/01-9/30/02
Byron Lutz
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
The effects of the end of court-ordered desegregation Abstract CCD
PSS
7/1/03-6/30/04
Xin Ma
University of British Columbia
A national assessment of mathematics participation: A survival analysis model for describing students' academic careers Abstract LSAY
10/1/95-9/30/96
Erin Maher
Indiana University
A multi-level analysis of the influence of school organizational features on student achievement in the desegregation context Abstract NELS:90
8/1/99-12/31/00
Kate Mahoney
Arizona State University
Linguistic influences in differential item functioning for English learners on the NAEP mathematics, 1996 Abstract NAEP
11/1/02-10/31/03
Nathaniel Malkus
University of Maryland-College Park
Below the District Average: The Intradistrict Distribution of Teacher Compensation Expenditures Teacher Compensation Survey
10/1/11-4/15/11
Lizabeth Malone
Teachers College, Columbia University
The world as our classroom: Early extracurricular participation and elementary school academic growth Abstract ECLS-K
12/1/06-5/30/08
Adam Maltese
University of Virginia
The effect of school experiences on long-term student persistence in STEM Abstract NELS:88
11/1/07-6/30/08
William Mangino
Yale University
Openness as social capital: Network position and adolescent boys in their schools Abstract AddHealth
4/1/03-4/30/04
Charles Mathies
University of Georgia
Research hierarchy: Examining the relationship between higher education institutions and research subsidies Abstract NSF Surveys
IPEDS, SUSB
11/1/06-6/30/10
Betsy McCoach
University of Connecticut
Does grouping matter? A cross-classified random effects model of children's reading growth during the first two years of school Abstract ECLS-K
6/1/02-5/31/03
Mary McKillip
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
The context of changing schools: A life course perspective on elementary school mobility Abstract ECLS-K
6/1/08-5/31/09
Tara McLaughlin
University of Florida
Functional Profiles and Young Children's Social Competence: Exploring Relationships in the Pre-Elementary Education Longitudinal Study (PEELS) Data Set Abstract PEELS
5/1/11-4/30/12
Tatiana Melguizo
Stanford University
What types of institutions are doing a better job graduating minorities? A comparative analysis for African American, Hispanic, and white students in the U.S. in the last two decades Abstract HS&B
NELS:0P
11/1/01-10/31/03
Zena Mello
Pennsylvania State University
Across time and place: The development of adolescents' educational and occupational expectations in the context of parental and neighborhood socioeconomic status Abstract NELS:88
6/1/03-12/31/04
Stephen Meyer
University of Chicago
Understanding the Impact of Organizational Differentiation in High-Poverty Schools: An Integrated Model of its Consequences and Effects on Student Achievement Abstract PROSPECTS
10/1/99-9/30/00
Jason Meyers
University of Texas, Austin
The impact of the inappropriate modeling of cross-classified data structures Abstract NELS:88
10/15/03-5/31/04
R. Sam Michalowski
City University of New York
The organizational context of school violence and disruption: A national perspective Abstract SASS
5/1/02-18/15/04
Carolina Milesi
University of Wisconsiin - Madison
Different paths, different destinations: A life course perspective on educational transitions Abstract NLSY
9/1/05-11/30/06
Catherine Mobley
University of Maryland
Community colleges and the school-to-work transition: A multilevel analysis Abstract HS&B
IPEDS
11/1/95-10/31/96
Stefanie Mollborn
Stanford University
Why is it so bad? Teenage parenthood and the impact of norms and resources Abstract NELS
7/1/05-6/30/06
Jeanine Molock
University of Delaware
Selection bias in multilevel linear models Abstract NELS:88
11/1/00-8/31/01
Juan Moran
University of Illinois
Examining depth and dimensionality of achievement: Application of the Unified Cognitive-Psychometric Diagnosis Model to the TIMSS 4th grade science data Abstract TIMSS-95
5/1/99-2/28/01
Stephen Morgan
Harvard University
Endogenous, contextual , or correlated: Does adolescent interaction mediate the effect of school inputs on learning outcomes? Abstract NELS:88
HS&B
11/1/97-6/30/00
Nancy Morse-Kelly
Temple University
Secondary school students and sex equity, 1969-1994 Abstract NELS:88
HS&B
9/1/95-8/31/97
David Most
University of California, Los Angeles
Funding and finishing the PhD: The role of various patterns of graduate support mechanisms Abstract GSS
R&D
7/1/01-6/30/02
Ann Mullen
Yale University
Gender, race, and class and the new dimensions of stratification in higher education Abstract B&B
1/1/97-6/1/98
Patricia Muller
Indiana University
Mathematics and science achievement growth trajectories: Racial-ethnic and gender differences in the precollege years Abstract NELS:88
8/1/98-7/31/99
McHale Newport-Berra
Johns Hopkins University
Examination of the Effects of Elementary School Organizational Climate on Students' Socio-Emotional Development ECLS-K 6/1/12-5/31/13
Thomas Nix
University of Alabama
Comparison of low, moderate, and high effectiveness schools: A value-added longitudinal assessment of consistent school effectiveness in American suburban, secondary public schools Abstract NELS:88
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5/1/99-8/31/00
Takako Nomi
Pennsylvania State University
Educational stratification in early elementary school: The causal effect of ability grouping on reading achievement in early elementary school Abstract ECLS-K
6/1/05-5/31/06
Yuko Nonoyama
Teachers College, Columbia University
A cross-national, multi-level study of family background and school effects on educational achievement Abstract PISA
11/15/04-11/14/05
Anne Nordstrom
Boston College
The effect of alternative tracking systems on post-secondary attainment of high school students Abstract HS&B
10/1/95-9/30/96
Julia Ogg
Michigan State University
Predictors of reading achievement in a population of school-aged children with parent and school reported ADHD Abstract SEELS
3/1/07-5/28/08
Yoonkyung Oh
University of Wisconsin-Madison
School-level contextual effects of parent involvement on children's achievement growth in reading and math in primary grades Abstract ECLS-K
3/1/07-6/30/11
Colin Ong-Dean
University of California, San Diego
Parents' role in the diagnosis and accomodation of disabled children in the educational context Abstract SDDB
U.S. Census
9/1/02-8/31/03
Sarah Ovink
University of California, Davis
Differential postsecondary pathways: Examining the college enrollment gender gap across racial/ethnic groups Abstract ELS
11/15/09-4/30/11
Lindsay Page
Harvard University
Understanding trends in the achievement gap: A quantile decomposition of black-white differentials over time Abstract NAEP-LTT
5/1/08-6/30/09
Susan Paik
University of Illinois, Chicago
Educational productivity in Korea and the United States Abstract TIMSS-95
5/1/98-4/30/01
Gregory Palardy
University of California, Santa Barbara
A comparison of hierarchical linear and multilevel structural equation growth models and their application in school effectiveness research Abstract NELS:88
3/1/01-6/30/03
Eunai Park
University of California, Santa Barbara
The relationship among parental involvement, adolescents' aspirations and adolescents' academic achievement Abstract NELS:88
4/1/99-2/28/01
Chanho Park
University of Wisconsin - Madison
A multilevel IRT model for group-level diagnostic assessment with application to TIMSS Abstract TIMSS-2003
6/1/07-1/31/08
Kevin Payne
University of Missouri
The problem of multiple levels in social inquiry: An application to educational policy analysis Abstract SDDB
NAEP
9/1/00-4/30/02
Lisa Pellerin
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Urban youth and schooling: A dynamic and contextual study of student disengagement Abstract NELS:88
HSES
5/1/99-4/30/00
David Perda
University of Pennsylvania
Predictors of teacher turnover and retention: What matters and when? Abstract SASS
TFS
6/1/06-6/30/08
Robert Petrin
University of Chicago
The distribution and effects of instruction for high school math and science Abstract NELS:88
6/1/98-2/28/01
Nina Philipsen Hetzner
Teachers College Columbia University
First-year parental employment and child school readiness in preschool Abstract ECLS-B
5/1/10-4/30/11
Natasha Pilkauskas
Columbia University
Three Generation Family Households and School Readiness  ECLS-B 11/1/11-6/1/12
Patricia Polanski
University of North Carolina-Greensboro
Why some at-risk students do not dropout: An ecological -developmental model of educational persistence Abstract NELS:88
2/15/98-9/30/98
Derek Price
American University
Systems of inequality: Student indebtedness and early labor market incorporation Abstract B&B
5/1/98-3/31/99
Sara Rab
University of Pennsylvania
Swirling students: Putting a new spin on college attrition Abstract NELS:88
6/1/03-5/31/04
Daniel Ramsey
University of Chicago
Financial Barriers and College Attainment CPS
GSS
HEGIS
IPEDS
5/1/12-5/1/13
Sheri Ranis
Teachers College, Columbia University
Making sense of the postsecondary aspirations of disadvantaged youth: The concept of planfulness Abstract NELS:88
10/1/00-9/30/01
Amy Rathbun
University of Maryland, College Park
Making the most of extra time: The role of classroom resources, instructional decisions, and family risks on full-day kindergartners' reading achievement and approaches to learning Abstract ECLS-K
6/1/06-12/31/07
Robert Ream
University of California, Santa Barbara
On the move: Student mobility as a contributing factor in achievement stratification between Mexican-Americans and non-Latino Whites Abstract NELS:88
7/1/99-12/31/01
Sarah Reber
Harvard University
School desegregation: Successes and failures in integration since Brown vs. Board of Education Abstract CCD
11/1/01-10/31/03
Katherine Reed
Pennsylvania State University
New destinations, new destinies? Latinos' college attendance in new and traditional destinations Abstract ELS
U.S. Census
8/1/10-7/31/11
Michelle Reininger
Stanford University
Do community colleges increase the supply of teachers in areas with difficult-to-staff schools? Abstract NELS:88
IPEDS
9/1/04-3/1/06
Maria Rendon
Harvard University
Transition out of school and into young adulthood: The role of neighborhoods on the educational and work outcomes of Mexican-origin youth Abstract AddHealth
6/1/06-9/30/07
Linda Renzulli
University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
In the tradition of local control: Charter school initiatives in the US Abstract CCD
PSS
5/1/00-7/30/01
Catherine Riegle-Crumb
University of Chicago
The math and science gender gap in international context: Looking for patterns and particulars Abstract TIMSS-95
6/15/98-6/15/00
Kate Riordan
Pennsylvania State University
An assessment of factors that account for the socioeconomic and racial gaps in children's school readiness: An analysis using the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study-Kindergarten Class Abstract ECLS-K
5/1/00-1/31/02
Julie Riordan
University of Pennsylvania
The cumulative effect of high quality teaching on the cognitive development of early elementary students Abstract ECLS-K
6/1/05-4/1/08
Phyllis Rippeyoung
University of Iowa
Is it too late baby? Pinpointing the emergence of a black-white skills gap in infancy Abstract ECLS-B
7/1/05-4/30/06
Vincent Roscigno
North Carolina State University
Families, friends, and schools: The Black-White achievement gap and its reproduction Abstract CCD
NELS:88
10/1/95-9/30/96
Rachel Rosen
Teachers College, Columbia University
Do financial incentives for shortage-field teachers lead to increases in teacher quality and retention? Abstract SASS
CCD
5/1/11-4/30/12
Karen Ross
University of Michigan
Competition versus equity: The effect of school choice on segregation in Michigan public schools Abstract CCD
SDDB
5/15/04-5/14/05
Susan Rotermund
University of California, Santa Barbara
Can schools reduce dropout rates by improving student engagement? Using multilevel structural equation modeling to explore how schools affect students' dropout decisions Abstract ELS
4/109-8/1/10
Jodie Roth
University of Michigan
Teenage childbearing and high school dropouts: The role of school experiences Abstract NELS:88
2/1/94-11/30/94
Joshua Saldana
University of California - Irvine
The For-Profit Sector in Postsecondary Education: Selection and Outcomes
 BPS 7/1/12-6/30/13
Paul Schvaneveldt
University of North Carolina, Greensboro
The role of parents, peers, and academic achievement, and involvement in substance use in determining pathways to success in early adulthood Abstract NELS:88
10/1/98-9/30/99
Christina Sentovich
University of South Florida
Teacher satisfaction in public, private, and charter schools: A multilevel analysis Abstract SASS
5/1/02-6/30/04
Hilary Shager
University of Wisconsin, Madison
The role of peer effects in early education: Evidence from the 2003 Head Start Family and Child Experiences Survey (FACES) Abstract FACES
6/1/10-5/31/11
Xuejun (Ina) Shen
Stanford University
Helping or harming: Do unintended effects of high-stakes testing hit disadvantaged schools harder? Abstract CCD
SASS
9/4/07-6/19/08
Jamie Shkolnik
University of California, San Diego
Ability grouping in secondary schools; The tradeoff between efficiency and peer group effects Abstract LSAY
3/1/96-8/31/97
Sarah Simmons
University of Virginia
Welfare (to school?) to work: How welfare reform affects collegiate attainment Abstract IPEDS
11/1/06-10/31/07
Kathryn Simms
Old Dominion University
A hierarchical examination of the immigrant educational gap: The additional explanatory power of nationality and educational selectivity over traditional explorations of race and socioeconomic status Abstract ECLS-K
12/1/09-12/31/10
Susan Skipper
George Washington University
A cross-national study of teacher quality, its distribution and effects on math achievement Abstract TIMSS-2003
1/1/07-6/30/08
Becky Smerdon
University of Michigan
How the academic and social organization of high schools either marginalize or encompass students at-risk of school failure Abstract NELS:88
7/1/97-12/31/98
Margaret Smith
University of Delaware
The cognitive levels of mathematics tasks during instruction: A video study of the treatment of mathematics tasks in eighth-grade classrooms in the United States, Germany, and Japan Abstract TIMSS-95
9/1/98-8/31/99
James Soland
Stanford University
Tell Me Something I Don't Know: Do Early Warning Systems Improve on Teacher Intuition? NELS
HSB
11/19/12-11/19/13
Lisa Stanley
University of California, Los Angeles
The relationship between the amount of time children spend in child care and their healthy development during the toddler years Abstract ECLS-B
7/1/07-6/30/08
Elizabeth Stearns
University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
The relationship between school racial composition and dropout Abstract HSES
9/1/00-8/31/01
Adam Stevenson
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Institutional returns to quality and the male-female attainment gap in post-baccalaureate education Abstract IPEDS
B&B
8/1/08-7/31/09
Susan Stone
University of Chicago
Understanding adolescent, family, and school determinants of changes in parental involvement between 8th and 10th grades: Evidence from the Student Life in High Schools Project and the NELS:88. Abstract NELS:88
2/1/97-8/30/99
Katharine Strunk
Stanford University
Accountability and local control: Incentive response with and without authority over resource generation and allocation Abstract NAEP
SASS
11/15/04-11/14/05
Debra Suarez
SUNY-Albany
Heritage language maintenance and its relationship with second language instruction Abstract NELS:88
10/1/96-9/30/97
Min Sun
Michigan State University
Shaping professional development to promote the diffusion of instructional expertise among teachers Abstract CCD
6/1/10-5/31/11
Brian Surette
University of North Carolina
An empirical model of post-secondary schooling, vocational training, employment, and wages Abstract NLSY
HEGIS
7/1/94-6/31/95
Christopher Swanson
University of Chicago
A study of educational and residential mobility in America's high schools Abstract NELS:88
6/1/97-6/1/99
Christopher Swoboda
University of Wisconsin-Madison
A New Method for Multilevel Multiple Imputation: MLMI Abstract NELS:88
ECLS-K
11/1/10-8/15/11
Peter Teitelbaum
University of California, Berkeley
The impact of graduation requirements on student coursetaking and achievement Abstract NELS:88
10/1/99-9/30/01
George Terhanian
University of Pennsylvania
The relationship between school policies, practices, and resources and reading proficiency: Evidence from the1994 National and Trial State Assessments of Educational Progress Abstract NAEP
CCD
5/1/98-5/1/99
Bridget Terry Long
Harvard University
The effect of state in-kind subsidies on investment in higher education Abstract NPSAS
NELS:88
6/1/99-5/31/00
Pamela Theroux
Teachers College, Columbia University
Parent involvement and adolescent achievement: Defeated by divorce? Abstract NELS:88
8/1/96-2/28/98
Letitia Thomas
University at Buffalo, SUNY
Pathways to success or failure: Factors affecting academic achievement among black students Abstract NELS:88
5/1/05-110/31/06
Amy Thoreson
University of Chicago
Trends in African American - White differences in academic achievement and post-high school education Abstract NLS
HS&B
6/1/00-12/31/01
Nitika Tolani
Teachers College, Columbia University
Social contexts and adolescent achievement: The interrelated effects of families, peers. and schools on disadvantaged youth in OECD countries Abstract PISA
6/1/06-5/31/07
Paige L. Tompkins
Mississippi State
Teacher burnout and attrition in the U.S. teacher corps Abstract SASS
TFS
11/1/94-10/31/95
Loan Tran
University of California, Santa Barbara
The impact of attitudes and behaviors on the educational achievement gap in early elementary school Abstract ECLS-K
3/1/06-6/30/08
Herbert Turner
University of Pennsylvania
Are advanced high school mathematics courses predictors of earnings in the labor market? Abstract HS&B
11/1/00-6/1/02
Lesley Turner
Columbia University
Do colleges practice price discrimination? Implications for access and affordability Abstract NPSAS
IPEDS
9/1/10-8/31/11
Kazuaki Uekawa
University of Chicago
Children's achievement and social backgrounds: An international comparison Abstract TIMSS-95
1/1/98-12/31/99
Ana Useche
University of Florida
Effects of family, school, and community contexts on children's self-regulation, competence in mathematics and reading, and social and emotional adjustment Abstract ECLS-K
6/1/10-5/31/11
Pedro Villarreal
Pennsylvania State University
Delaying the postsecondary education dream: A discrete-time survival analysis of financial aid information effects on time-to-initial enrollment Abstract NELS:92/2000
11/1/06-2/29/08
Clare Von Secker
University of Maryland
Using hierarchical linear growth models to evaluate protective mechanisms that mediate science achievement Abstract NELS:88
10/16/98-5/16/99
Erica Walker
Harvard University
Off track?: Students' advanced math course-taking patterns in high school Abstract NELS:88
9/1/00-8/31/01
Marjorie Wallace
Michigan State University
Making sense of the links: From government policy to student achievement Abstract BTPS
NAEP
5/1/02-8/26/05
Haiwen Wang
University of California, Los Angeles
The effects of ability grouping on mathematics achievement: A hierarchical modeling approach with balanced comparison groups Abstract LSAY
11/1/05-10/31/06
Aaryn Ward
Louisiana State University
Does school matter for the low SES student? Investigating the causal effects of school context on college enrollment Abstract ELS
1/1/10-6/30/11
Sandra Way
University of Arizona
For their own good? The effects of school discipline on student behavior and academic achievement Abstract NELS:88
5/1/02-4/30/03
Xin Wei
Stanford University
The stringency of the NCLB accountability standards, incentives and performance: Multilevel analysis of NAEP data Abstract NAEP
6/24/08-6/23/09
Harold Wenglinsky
New York University
The promises and pitfalls of privatization: A comparison of public and private secondary schools Abstract NELS:88
6/1/94-5/30/95
Susan Wiley
University of California, Santa Barbara
The influence of school leadership and school professional community on student achievement Abstract NELS:88
11/1/96-10/31/97
George Wimberly
University of Chicago
Links between social capital and educational attainment among African American adolescents Abstract NELS:88
12/1/98-6/30/00
Manyee Wong
Northwestern University
A longitudinal study of the educational attainment process: Examining the effects of environmental and social stressors on students' educational trajectory Abstract NELS:88
6/1/06-6/30/08
Hyunsil Yoo
University of Virginia
School factors affecting postsecondary career pursuits of high-achieving girls in math and science Abstract NELS:88
3/1/05-2/28/06
Elizabeth Zachry
Harvard University
Taking a second chance? Investigating minority dropout from K-12 education, and their subsequent re-engagement through the General Educational Development (GED) diploma Abstract NELS:88
4/1/2007-11/30/2007
Kristina Zeiser
Pennsylvania State University
Investigating the causal effects of student mobility on negative academic outcomes: Who is disproportionately affected by transferring during high school? Abstract NELS
7/15/10-5/14/11
Guang Zeng
University of Pennsylvania
An exploratory investigation of internalizing problem behavior among children from kindergarten to third grade Abstract ECLS-K
11/1/06-6/30/07
Fuhua Zhai
Columbia University School of Social Work
The effects of Head Start on the outcomes of participants Abstract ECLS-K
11/1/06-10/31/07
Liang Zhang
University of Arizona and Cornell University
How college affects students: Toward the reconciliation of theory with empirical evidence Abstract B&B
IPEDS
10/15/03-6/30/04
Ting Zhang
University of Maryland - College Park
The Role of Reading Comprehension in Large-Scale Subject-Matter Assessments Abstract TIMSS-99
CIVED-99
5/1/11-4/30/12
Hui Zhao
University of Missouri, Columbia
Parental involvement in 34 nations: A comparative study from the TIMSS 1999 data Abstract TIMSS-99
12/1/05-11/30/06
Ying Zhou
Pennsylvania State University
Examining the influences on faculty departure using NSOPF-99 Abstract NSOPF
7/1/02-10/31/03
Keith Zvoch
University of New Mexico
Parental involvement: A test of factorial invariance across and within family type Abstract NELS:88
1/1/99-6/30/00
 
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