Janie Scull

Area of Study: 
Quantitative Methods
Research Interests: 
Measurement and assessment of student learning, technology and accountability
Advisor: 
Andy Porter

Janie Scull is a Ph.D. student in Quantitative Methods at the University of Pennsylvania Graduate School of Education. Her research primarily employs large-scale randomized control trials to examine differential student learning. She is currently working with a team to explore the impact of integrating cognitive science principles into middle school science teaching practices. She is also conducting research on the effects of sixth-grade computer-based math interventions centered on measurement and fractions.  Prior to entering graduate school, Janie worked as a Research Analyst at the Thomas B. Fordham Institute, an education policy think tank in Washington, D.C. She received her B.A. in History from Dartmouth College.