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Karen Rambo-Hernandez
Associate Professor, Teaching, Learning, and Culture
Office#: 362 Harrington Office Building
Mail Stop: 4232
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Short Bio
Dr. Karen E. Rambo-Hernandez received her Ph.D. from the University of Connecticut in Educational Psychology in Measurement, Evaluation, and Assessment in 2011, and she joined Texas A&M as an associate professor in the College of Education and Human Development in the Department of Teaching Learning and Culture in 2019. She teaches courses related to statistics and research methods. Her research interests include novel applications of multilevel modeling and growth modeling, the assessment of educational interventions to improve STEM education, and access for all students[151] particularly high achieving and underrepresented students[151] to high quality education. She has authored 21 peer-reviewed publications, 4 book chapters, 2 invited presentations, 8 conference proceedings. She serves on the editorial board of 4 journals. She has advised 2 PhD students and 2 master's students, and she has served on 18 Ph.D. committees and 13 Master's committees. She has received over $3.2 million in funding from organizations such as the National Science Foundation and U.S Department of Education.
Research Interests
longitudinal data analysis, clustered data analysis, high ability studies, evaluation of STEM interventions- especially in engineering
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Lakin, J. M. & Rambo-Hernandez, K.E. (2019) Fidelity of Implementation: Understanding Why and When Programs Work. Gifted Child Today, 42, 205-214. https://doi.org/10.1177/1076217519862327

2. Peters, S., Rambo-Hernandez, K.E., Makel, M., Matthews, M., & Plucker, J., (online first, May 19, 2019). The Effect of Local Norms on Racial and Ethnic Representation in Gifted Education. AERA Open. https://doi.org/10.1177/2332858419848446

3. Rambo-Hernandez, K.E., Peters, S., Plucker, J. (2019). Quantifying and Exploring Excellence Gaps across Schools and Time. Journal of Advanced Academics, 30. 383-415. https://doi.org/10.1177/1932202X19864116

* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

Courses Taught
2019 - 2020
EDCI 686
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