Larry V. Hedges

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Larry V. Hedges

"A national leader in the fields of educational statistics and evaluation, Larry V. Hedges joined the Northwestern faculty in 2005. He is one of eight Board of Trustees Professors at Northwestern, the university’s most distinguished academic position. He holds appointments in statistics, psychology, and education and social policy. Previously, he was the Stella M. Rowley Distinguished Service Professor at the University of Chicago...

"Widely published, he has authored or co-authored numerous journal articles and five books, including the seminal Statistical Methods for Meta-Analysis: A Practical Guide to Modern Methods of Meta-Analysis (with I. Olkin) and The Handbook of Research Synthesis (with H. Cooper and J. Valentine).

"He is an elected member of the National Academy of Education and is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Statistical Association, the American Psychological Association, and the American Educational Research Association. He is vice chair of the board of trustees of the Russell Sage Foundation, co-chair pro temp of the board of the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, and president of the Society for Research Synthesis Methods." [1] [Northwestern CV]

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  1. Larry V. Hedges, Northwestern, accessed October 5, 2009.