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Prof. Dr. David Kaplan

  Kaplan Gastwissenschaftler/-in

Visiting researcher

Educational Quality and Evaluation

Schloßstraße 29
60486 Frankfurt am Main


Academic and professional career


Curriculum Vitae

Program and Department Affiliations

University of Wisconsin-Madison:

  • Center for Demography and Ecology
  • Department of Population Health Sciences
  • Prevention Sciences Program

Fellowships, Honors, and Awards

Current Research Interests

  • Bayesian statistical methods
  • Causal inference in observational studies
  • Statistical issues in large-scale assessments

Consulting/Policy Advising Activitiess

Memberships in Professional Societies

  • American Educational Research Association
  • American Psychological Association
  • American Statistical Association
  • International Society for Bayesian Analysis
  • National Council on Measurement in Education
  • Psychometric Society
  • Society for Multivariate Experimental Psychology (Elected member in 2001)
  • Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness (Charter member)

Service to Professional Organizations

Service on Editorial Boards

Past Service on Editorial/Advisory Boards:

  • Educational and Psychological Measurement
  • Journal of Educational Research
  • Encyclopedia of Social Science Research Methods (Sage Publications)
  • Science Education
  • Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis
  • Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics (Management Committee and Associate Editor)

Occasional Reviewer

  • American Educational Research Journal
  • Behaviormetrika
  • British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology
  • Child Development
  • Computational Statistics and Data Analysis
  • Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis
  • Journal of Educational Measurement
  • Journal of Educational Research
  • Journal of Special Education
  • Journal of Studies on Alcohol
  • Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development
  • Multivariate Behavioral Research
  • Structural Equation Modeling
  • Organizational Research Methods
  • Psychological Bulletin
  • Psychometrika
  • Science Education
  • Sociology of Education
  • AERA Division D
  • APA Division 5

Grant Reviewer Boards and Study Sections

  • U.S. Dept. of Education (OERI, IES, NCES)
  • National Institutes of Health (NICHD, NIMH, NIGMS)
  • National Science Foundation (SBE, EHR)
  • The Spencer Foundation
  • Research Grants Council (Hong Kong)
  • Israel Science Foundation

University, School, and Department Service (at UW-Madison)

last modified Jun 22, 2017