Sharon L. Weinberg
Professor of Applied Statistics and Psychology
Sharon Lawner Weinberg is Professor of Applied Statistics and Psychology 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 fifty 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. A second edition of her book, Statistics Using SPSS: An Integrative Approach, co-authored with Sarah Knapp Abramowitz of Drew University, was recently published by Cambridge University Press (2008). She is under contract with Routledge Press to co-edit, "Diversity in American Higher Education: Toward a More Comprehensive Approach," with her NYU colleague Lisa Stulberg. She recently was invited to become a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the Educational Researcher, an official journal of the American Educational Research Association, for a three-year term.
In January, 2006, she completed a six and one-half year term as Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs at NYU. She currently is President of the Board of the Jewish Foundation for Education of Women (JFEW). She is a member of the President's Council of Cornell Women, where she chaired the Development Committee and the University Relations Committee. Shealso is on the Administrative Board of the Cornell University Council, and has served as Chair of the NYU Faculty Senators Council, as President of the Special Interest Group of Educational Statisticians of the American Educational Research Association, as a member of the Board of Directors of the Classification Society, and as an elected member of the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychologists.
- Daniel Griffiths Award for Distinguished Research
- NYU Steinhardt Teaching Excellence Award
- Curriculum Vitae (view)
- Stulberg, L. S., & Weinberg, S. L. (2011) (Eds.) Diversity in American Higher Education: Toward a More Comprehensive Approach. New York: Routledge, 285 pp.
- Weinberg, S.L. (2010). New approaches for analyzing two key and related issues in faculty salaries: Compression and cost of living. IR Applications: Using Advanced Tools, Techniques, & Methodologies, 26, 1-16.
- Weinberg, S. L. (2008). Measuring faculty diversity: The need for a more granular approach. The Journal of Higher Education, 79(4), 365-387.
- Weinberg, S.L. & Abramowitz, S. (2008). Statistics Using SPSS: An Integrative Approach (second edition). London: Cambridge University Press, 780 pp.
- Weinberg, S.L. (2006). Grade inflation: An examination at the institutional level. In Sawilowsky, S. (Ed.) Real Data Analysis. Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing, Inc.
- Weinberg, S. L. & Abramowitz, S. (2000). Making general principles come alive in the classroom through an active case studies approach. Journal of Statistics Education, v. 8, n. 2, pp. 15 [online].
- Tomasi, S. & Weinberg, S.L. (1999). Classifying children as learning disabled: An analysis of current practice in an urban setting. Learning Disability Quarterly, 22, 31-42.
- Weinberg, S. L. & Menil, V. (1993). The Recovery of Structure in Linear and Ordinal Data: INDSCAL Versus ALSCAL. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 28, 215-233.
- RESCH-GE 2001 - Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences I
- RESCH-GE 2002 - Statistics for the Behavioral and Social Sciences II
- RESCH-GE 2003 - Intermediate Quantitative Methods -- The General Linear Model
- RESCH-GE 2004 - Advanced Quantitative Methods
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