Affiliated Faculty


The Achievement and Assessment Institute is proud to support faculty across the University of Kansas whose research aligns with our mission. Here you will find a rolling list of Affiliated Faculty. If you are faculty with a proposed research project that intersects with any area of our purpose or mission, contact us now to learn how we can support you.

Faculty Members

James D. Basham

School of Education and Human Sciences
Special Education
Professor
Project: Center for Innovation, Design, and Digital Learning (CIDDL)
James D Basham Profile

Peter Bobkowski

Clyde M. Reed Professor of Journalism
Associate Professor
Affiliate Faculty, Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies
Peter Bobkowski Profile

Brian P. Cole

School of Education and Human Sciences
Educational Psychology
Director of Training: Counseling Psychology PhD Program
Projects: Hope Through Strengths, Predicting Treatment Utilization and Therapy Outcome With the MMPI-3 in a Psychological Services Clinic
Brian P. Cole Profile

Dawn M. Emerson

School of Education and Human Sciences
Health, Sport, & Exercise Sciences
Assistant Professor
Project: Core Body Temperature and Exertional Heat Illness Risks in Marching Band
Dawn M. Emerson Profile

Andrew C. Fry

School of Education and Human Sciences
Health, Sport, & Exercise Sciences
Professor
Director, Jayhawk Athletic Performance Laboratory
Projects: Wu Tsai Human Performance Alliance at Kansas, Acute Influence of Resistance Exercise on Basketball Shooting Accuracy and Mechanics
Andrew C. Fry Profile

Mary D. Fry

School of Education and Human Sciences
Health, Sport, & Exercise Sciences
Professor
Project: The Impact of the Perceived Motivational Climate during a Free Throw Shooting Clinic on Objective Performance, Improvement, and Effort, Physiological Stress, and Psychological Responses
Mary D. Fry Profile

Philip Michael Gallagher

School of Education and Human Sciences
Health, Sport, & Exercise Sciences
Professor
Project: Heat Tolerance after SARS-CoV-2 Infection
Philip Michael Gallagher

Arpita Ghosh

School of Education and Human Sciences
Educational Psychology
Assistant Professor
Arpita Ghosh Profile

Susan Harvey

School of Education and Human Sciences
Health, Sport, & Exercise Sciences
Assistant Professor
Susan Harvey

David M. Hansen

School of Education and Human Sciences
Educational Psychology, Psychology & Research in Education
Department Chair
Projects: Evaluation of an Out-of-School STEM Program: Saturday Academy, Evaluating Post-Secondary Achievement Impacts of a STEM-Focused Program for Adolescents
David M. Hansen Profile

Christopher M. Johnson

Professor, Music Education & Music Therapy
Director, Division of Music Education & Music Therapy
Emphasis: Instrumental Music Education
Christopher M. Johnson Profile

Barbara Kerr

School of Education and Human Sciences
Educational Psychology, Psychology & Research in Education
Williamson Family Distinguished Professor of Counseling Psychology
Co-Director of Center for Creativity and Entrepreneurship Education (CCEE)
Barbara Kerr Profile

Haiying Long

School of Education and Human Sciences
Educational Psychology
Associate Professor
Projects: Collaborative Research: Analyzing Virtual and In-Person Networks of Participation in Free-Choice STEM Learning Settings: A Zoo and Museum Pilot (VIP-Networks), Institutional Misalignment Improvement for Non-Traditional Engineers (iMINE)
Haiying Long Profile

Amanda L. Mollet

School of Education and Human Sciences
Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
Assistant Professor
Amanda L. Mollet Profile

Christopher Niileksela

School of Education and Human Sciences
Educational Psychology
Assistant Professor
Christopher Niileksela Profile

Eugene (Gene) T. Parker III

School of Education and Human Sciences
Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
Associate Professor
Eugene (Gene) T. Parker III Profile

Lizette Peter

School of Education and Human Sciences
Associate Professor
Curriculum & Teaching
Lizette Peter Profile

Matthew Reynolds

School of Education and Human Sciences
Educational Psychology, Psychology & Research in Education
Associate Professor
Director of Training, School Psychology
Matthew Reynolds Profile

John Rury

School of Education
Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
Professor of Education (ELPS) and (by courtesy) History and African & African American Studies
John Rury Profile

M'Balia Thomas

School of Education and Human Sciences
Curriculum and Teaching
Professor
Project: Adopting a Corpus-Based Approach to Defining Deeper Learning: Identifying the Rhetorical-Stylistic "Moves" that Matter
M'Balia Thomas Profile

Lisa Wolf Wendel

School of Education and Human Sciences
Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
Professor
Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies
Lisa Wolf Wendel Profile

Yong Zhao

School of Education and Human Sciences
Educational Leadership & Policy Studies
Foundation Distinguished Professor
Co-Director of Center for Creativity and Entrepreneurship Education (CCEE)
Yong Zhao Profile