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Amanda E. Ferster

  • Assistant Professor-Limited Term, Department of Educational Psychology (Quantitative Methodology, Applied Cognition and Development)

  • Assistant Director and Assistant Research Scientist, Georgia Center for Assessment

Portrait of Amanda Ferster

Contact Information

Office Location

325A Aderhold Hall
110 Carlton Street
Athens, Georgia 30602

Affiliated Units

Areas of Expertise

  • Operational psychometrics
  • Assessment development
  • Applied statistics

Research Interests

  • Intersection of assessment & cognition
  • Explanatory item response modeling
  • Cognitive supports

Education

Degree Concentration Institution Year
Ph.D. Educational Psychology University of Georgia 2013
M.Ed. Educational Psychology Edinboro University of PA 1998
B.A. Psychology Edinboro University of PA 1997

Awards and Accolades

Year Award From
2017-2018 Teaching Academy Fellows Program University of Georgia
2007-2010 Fellowship for Graduate Study Association for Institutional Research-National Center for Education Statistics