Dr. Steven P. Gulkus
Steven P. Gulkus, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Leadership for Educational Equity and Excellence in the School of Education. He received a B.S. in Psychology from Pennsylvania State University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from West Virginia University. His major areas of study were learning and developmental processes, applied behavior analysis and psychometrics and test development. He has an extensive background in evaluation and action research of school-based and community-based programs and ecological assessment in the workplace.
He has been an evaluator/consultant for many state and national grants from NSF to NIE and has conducted action research and instrument design in both educational and workplace environments. His area of expertise is in designing program evaluation studies, questionnaire/instrument design and statistical analysis, and the application of technology in education. His research interests are in the areas of inclusion and predictors of success in the workplace, evaluation of training programs/curricula in industry and educational environments, and the impact of technology on school-aged learners.
Dr. Gulkus has held offices in and acted as paper reviewer for many national and regional organizations, including the American Educational Research Association, the American Psychological Association, and the Eastern Educational Research Association, and he has acted as statistical consultant and paper reviewer for a variety of journals, including the Journal of Teacher Education and the journal of the American Physical Therapy Association, Physical Therapy.