GlobalEd 2 – Consultants

Andrew Ballantine

Andrew Ballantine is an assistant professor in the department of geography at the University of Connecticut. His research interests include: Aeolian geomorphology, subsurface hydrology, soil formation and development, and remote sensing of deserts.

Department of Geography
215 Glenbrook Road, U-4148
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269-4148

Thanos Patelis

Black&White Thanos Patelis serves as a statistical consultant randomly assigning participants to the conditions this project. He is a senior associate at the National Center for the Improvement of Educational Assessment and research scholar at Fordham University Graduate School of Education. Thanos received his Ph.D. in psychometrics and master’s in Experimental Psychology¬†from Fordham University. His areas of research are applied psychometrics, test validity, structural equation modeling, program evaluation, psychological measurements, history of testing, growth modeling, school and educator accountability and multivariate statistical analysis.

PO Box 161
Hensonville, NY 12439

GregMullinBW Greg Mullin serves as the technology consultant on the project. He is an assistant professor of psychology at Bunker Hill Community College in Boston, MA. Greg received his Ph.D. in Educational Psychology: Cognition and Instruction from the University of Connecticut in 2012 and has been a member of the GlobalEd team since 2009. His research includes the effect of teacher humor and the student-teacher relationship on student interest, motivation, and learning.

Department of Behavioral Sciences
Bunker Hill Community College
250 New Rutherford Ave, D300-L
Boston, MA 02129

Nicole Powell

¬†nicole (2) Nicole Powell will facilitate the simulation phase of the project. She is a doctoral student in the Department of Political Science at the University of Connecticut. Nicole earned a Ed.M. in International Educational Development from Teachers College, Columbia University and a M.A. in Political Science from the University of New Hampshire. Her research interests include international relations, democratization, peace education, human rights and women’s issues.

University of Connecticut
365 Fairfield Way, Unit-1024
Storrs, CT 06269-1024

Sandra Inga, Ph. D.

Dr. Sandra Inga, is the S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering & Math) Director for Hartford Public Schools.