Area of Expertise
My methodological interests include latent construct measurement, instrument development, construct validity, and classical test theory score reliability. Previous substantive interests included best practices in the teaching of statistics and data analysis to graduate students, using a research model to develop and guide research, and issues related to EdD/PhD students’ degree completion. As I transition from graduate education more generally to a more specific medical education focus, I anticipate new scholarly interests. Thus far, interests include development and/or identification of an assessment or assessment process that allows for the longitudinal measurement of students’ professional identity formation, including providing ongoing feedback to students for self-reflection and growth, and guidance for faculty in terms of specific support students may need throughout their undergraduate medical education.
PhD Educational Research, University of North Texas - Denton
MEd Early Childhood Education, University of Southern Mississippi
BS Elementary Education, University of Southern Mississippi