Faculty & Staff in Educational Psychology & Methodology

Faculty  |  Staff

Faculty 

    Heidi L. Andrade, Ed.D.Heidi Andrade

    Associate Professor, Educational Psychology and Methodology
    Classroom assessment; self-regulated learning
    Campus Address: ED 233A
    Phone: 518-437-4222
    Email: handrade@albany.edu
    Research Interests: My research and teaching focus on the relationships between learning and assessment, with emphases on formative student self-assessment and self-regulated learning.

    Kristie Asaro-Saddler, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    Educational Psychology and Methodology
    Autism, Writing and Self-Regulatory Strategies
    Campus Address: ED 228
    Phone: 518-442-5057
    Email: ksaddler@albany.edu
    Research Interests: Autism, Writing and Self-Regulatory Strategies.

    Erin Ruth Baker, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor
    Educational Psychology and Methodology

    Socio-moral decision-making and behavior outcomes
    Campus Address: ED 244
    Phone: 518-442-5066
    Email: erbaker@albany.edu
    Research Interests: Socio-moral decision-making; behavioral outcomes; parent-child relationships; early childhood and adolescence.

    Kimberly Colvin, Ed.D.

    Assistant Professor
    Educational Psychology and Methodology
    Psychometric Methods
    Campus Address: ED 231
    Phone: 518-442-5050
    Email: kcolvin@albany.edu
    Research Interests: Item response theory as applied to computer-based assessments and instrument development and analysis.

    David Yun Dai, Ph.D.

    Professor
    Educational Psychology and Methodology

    Gifted education, Talent Development, and Creativity
    Campus Address: ED 233B
    Phone: 518-442-5068
    Email: ydai@albany.edu
    Web: http://www.david-dai.net/
    Research Interests: Dr. Dai's current theoretical and research interests include (a) the psychology of talent development; (b) motivational and cognitive processes underlying creativity; and (c) foundational and policy studies in gifted education. His practical interests include formulating national and regional educational strategies and policies for promoting and nurturing talent and creativity at a macro level, and fashioning pedagogical strategies for developing talent and creativity at a micro level.

    Lynn Gelzheiser, Ed.D.

    Associate  Professor
    Educational Psychology and Methodology
    Effective Instruction
    Campus Address: ED 222
    Phone: 518-442-5421
    Email: lgelzheiser@albany.edu
    Research Interests: Effective instruction for struggling
    readers at the intermediate grades.

    Mariola Moeyaert, Ph.D. 

    Assistant Professor
    Educational Psychology and Methodology
    Statistics Campus Address: ED 245
    Phone: 518-442-4993
    Email: mmoeyaert@albany.edu
    Research Interests: Multilevel analysis, meta-analysis, single-case experimental data, bayesian statistics, bootstrapping, structural equation modeling, longitudinal data analysis, and international comparative research.

    Joan Newman, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    Educational Psychology and Methodology

    Cross-cultural differences
    Campus Address: ED 236
    Phone: 518-442-4781
    Email: jnewman@albany.edu
    Research Interests: Sibling and family relationships, Cross-cultural differences in parenting, and Topics in adolescence.

    Kevin P. Quinn, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    Educational Psychology and Methodology
    Functional Behavior Assessment and Behavior Intervention Plans
    Campus Address: ED 230
    Phone: 518-442-5074
    Email: kquinn@albany.edu
    Research Interests: Interventions to support improved social behavior for all students, including those with emotional and behavioral disorders.

    Bruce T. Saddler, Ph.D.

    Associate Professor
    Educational Psychology and Methodology

    Writing disabilities
    Campus Address: ED 231
    Phone: 518-641-5062
    Email: bsaddler@albany.edu
    Research Interests: Writing disabilities

    Gabriel L. Schlomer, Ph.D.

    Assistant Professor
    Educational Psychology and Methodology

    Genetic Research
    Campus Address: ED 233
    Phone: 518-442-4050
    Email: gschlomer@albany.edu
    Research Interests: Research on the intersection between genes and environments on adolescent health risk behaviors.

    Sigmund Tobias, Ph.D.

    Eminent Research Professor
    Educational Psychology and Methodology

    Learning from instruction
    Email: sigtobias@gmail.com
    Research Interests: Learning from instruction, student learning by adapting instruction to student characteristics, by understanding the importance of metacognitive monitoring of prior knowledge, by educational technology generally and computer games specifically.

    Zheng Yan, Ed.D.

    Associate Professor
    Educational Psychology and Methodology
    Technologies and Human Development
    Campus Address: ED 227
    Phone: 518-442-5060
    Email: zyan@albany.edu
    Research Interests: Dynamic and complex relations between contemporary technologies and human development.

Staff

    Dayna Newton Dayna KT Newton, M.S.

    Academic and Administrative Coordinator
    Educational Psychology and Methodology
    Campus Address: ED 233
    Phone: 518-442-5065
    Email: dnewton@albany.edu