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Research Areas research areas

Overview

  • Suzanne E. Graham, Ed.D., is Associate Professor of Education Statistics, Education Department Chair, and the John & H. Irene Peters Professor of Education in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of New Hampshire, Durham.

    Dr. Graham's research focuses on the application of quantitative methods, such as individual growth modeling, survival analysis, and multilevel modeling, to research in education and the social sciences. She also conducts research on equity and access issues in mathematics education. Dr. Graham received her doctorate in human development and psychology, with a focus on quantitative research methods, from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. She has taught courses in applied statistics and research design at both Harvard and the University of New Hampshire, and has presented numerous workshops on longitudinal data analysis both nationally and internationally. Dr. Graham was the recipient of a College of Liberal Arts Excellence in Teaching Award in 2014, she was the Department of Education Kimball Fellow in 2015, and she received the University Graduate Faculty Mentor Award in 2018.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title
    2022 The Benefits of Longitudinal Data and Multilevel Modeling to Measure Change in Adventure Education ResearchJournal of Experiential Education.  45:88-109. 2022
    2022 Development of an instrument measuring student-teacher caring relationships using Nel Noddings’ conception of careEducation Journal.  50:123-150. 2022
    2022 How does New Hampshire’s mandated college entrance exam affect four-year college enrollment?Teachers College Record2022
    2019 Exploring K-12 Competency-Based Education Implementation in the Northeast StatesNASSP Bulletin.  103:300-329. 2019
    2019 Methodological challenges in estimating effects of educational interventions for students with disabilitiesTeachers College Record2019
    2018 Longitudinal Outcomes for Youth Transported to Wilderness Therapy ProgramsResearch on Social Work Practice.  28:438-451. 2018
    2017 Guns, Grizzlies, and Fences: Security Responses In Our SchoolsEducation Law Reporter.  342:1. 2017
    2011 Using Propensity Scores in Educational Research: General Principles and Practical ApplicationsThe Journal of Educational Research.  104:340-353. 2011
    2010 Using Propensity Scores to Reduce Selection Bias in Mathematics Education ResearchJournal for Research in Mathematics Education.  41:147-168. 2010
    1999 The socialization of achievement in poor and minority students - A comparative studyJournal of Cross-Cultural Psychology.  30:139-158. 1999
    1998 Physician retention in community and migrant health centers: who stays and for how long?Medical Care.  36:1198-1213. 1998
    1996 Motivational and cultural factors in learning: Implications for poor and minority children, youth, and familiesThe Journal of Child and Youth Care Work.  11:48-60. 1996
    Self-efficacy, achievement goals, and emotions in high school: Examining the role of the self in motivation for mathematics

    Article

    Year Title
    2012 Mathematics achievement gains of rural, urban, and suburban students between kindergarten and eighth grade. 2012
    2011 Reading levels of rural and urban third graders lag behind their suburban peers. 2011
    2009 Students in rural schools have limited access to advanced mathematics courses. 2009
    2006 Third grade state testing: A comparison of 2004 and 2005 data 2006

    Chapter

    Year Title
    2015 Survival analysis 2015
    2012 Survival analysis 2012
    2011 Using discrete-time survival analysis to study event occurrence 2011
    2009 Longitudinal research 2009
    2009 Modeling individual change over time 2009
    2008 An introduction to the multilevel model for change. 2008
    2007 Using discrete-time survival analysis to study gender differences in leaving mathematics 2007

    Conference Paper

    Year Title
    Factor Structure of a 3 x 2 Student Achievement Goal Orientation Inventory in Math
    How does New Hampshire’s mandated college entrance exam affect four-year college enrollment?

    Teaching Activities

  • Applied Multilevel Modeling Taught course 2023
  • Appl Regressn Analy Ed Resrch Taught course 2022
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2022
  • Quant Inq/Mthd &Tech Edc Rsrch Taught course 2022
  • Stats/Inqury, Anal, & Dec Mkng Taught course 2022
  • Appl Regressn Analy Ed Resrch Taught course 2021
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2021
  • Applied Multilevel Modeling Taught course 2021
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2021
  • Stats/Inqury, Anal, & Dec Mkng Taught course 2021
  • Appl Regressn Analy Ed Resrch Taught course 2020
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2020
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2020
  • Quant Inq/Mthd &Tech Edc Rsrch Taught course 2020
  • Appl Regressn Analy Ed Resrch Taught course 2019
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2019
  • Quant Methods Policy Research Taught course 2019
  • Applied Multilevel Modeling Taught course 2019
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2019
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2018
  • Quant Inq/Mthd &Tech Edc Rsrch Taught course 2018
  • Quant Methods Policy Research Taught course 2018
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2018
  • Appl Regressn Analy Ed Resrch Taught course 2017
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2017
  • Quant Methods Policy Research Taught course 2017
  • Applied Multilevel Modeling Taught course 2017
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2017
  • Appl Regressn Analy Ed Resrch Taught course 2016
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2016
  • Quant Methods Policy Research Taught course 2016
  • Applied Multilevel Modeling Taught course 2016
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2016
  • Quant Inq/Mthd &Tech Edc Rsrch Taught course 2016
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2015
  • Appl Regressn Analy Ed Resrch Taught course 2015
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2015
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2014
  • Quant Inq/Mthd &Tech Edc Rsrch Taught course 2014
  • Applied Multilevel Modeling Taught course 2014
  • Doctoral Research Taught course 2014
  • Education And Training

  • B.S. Applied Mathematics, Brown University
  • Ed.D. Human Development&Family Study, Harvard University
  • Ed.D. Psychology, Harvard University
  • Ed.M., Harvard University
  • Full Name

  • Suzanne Graham