Sharon L. Weinberg

Professor of Educational Statistics and Psychology

Sharon L. Weinberg

Phone: 212-998-2373

Sharon L. Weinberg is Professor of Applied Statistics and Psychology and former Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs at New York University. She received an A.B. degree in mathematics and a Ph.D. degree in psychometrics and research design methodology from Cornell University. Dr. Weinberg has authored over sixty articles, books, and reports on statistical methodology, statistical education, evaluation, and on such applied areas as clinical and school psychology, special education, and higher education. She is the recipient of several major grants from Federal agencies, including the National Science Foundation, the National Institute of Drug Abuse, and the Office of Educational Research and Improvement. Her current textbook, Statistics Using SPSS: An Integrative Approach, co-authored with former graduate student Sarah Knapp Abramowitz, and published by Cambridge University Press, is in its second edition. Her most recent book, Diversity in American Higher Education: Toward a More Comprehensive Approach, co-edited with NYU colleague Lisa Stulberg, was published in June, 2011 by Routledge Press.

She currently is Chair of the Board of the Jewish Foundation for Education of Women (JFEW), a foundation with an endowment of $80 million that supports financially needy women pursue their educational goals in undergraduate and graduate degree programs with scholarships, internships, and other program enhancements. She is a member of the President's Council of Cornell Women, where she has chaired its Development and University Relations Committees, and is a member of the Cornell University Council. Dr. Weinberg has served as President of the Special Interest Group of Educational Statisticians of the American Educational Research Association, a member of the Board of Directors of the Classification Society, and an elected member of the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychologists. She is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Educational Researcher, the journal of the American Educational Research Association. She is the recipient of Steinhardt’s Great Teachers Award and has twice received Steinhardt’s Daniel Griffith’s Award for Research.


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