Christopher Schatschneider, Ph.D.



Professor of Psychology and an Associate Director of FCRR. Dr. Schatschneider has significant expertise in quantitative methods and research design, including measurement and item response theory, and multi-level models. He has published in the area of individual differences in early reading acquisition, measurement and item response theory, and the use of hierarchical linear models in developmental research. Dr. Schatschneider has been the PI, co-PI, or co-I for several federally funded (NICHD, NSF) research projects that focus on the development of early reading skills. Several of these projects involve the use of randomized trials in the research design. Additionally, he is or has been the PI of the methodological/statistical component of several other large-scale federally funded projects concerning reading development, math development, and interventions. Dr. Schatschneider has served on numerous grant review panels and technical advisory committees, including six years as a panel member for different IES review panels.