Peter F. Halpin, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Invited Speaker
About the Speaker

Dr. Halpin specializes in psychometrics and educational measurement. His research seeks to develop and apply rigorous statistical methodology to address pressing issues in educational research, practice, and policy. His methodological work focuses on IRT as well as methods for the analysis of time series data (process data, traces) collected in computer-supported collaborative learning. His applied work has addressed the assessment of early childhood development in international settings. He earned his Ph.D. from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada. Prior to joining UNC, he was a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Amsterdam, and an assistant/associate professor at New York University. His research has been supported by the US Institute of Education Sciences, the Spencer Foundation, and the National Academy of Education.

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