Dudley Spencer
PhD Student
Research & Evaluation Methodology

As a candidate for the combined PhD in Research and Evaluation Methodology and Cognitive Neuroscience, Spencer is pursuing interests at the intersection of quantitative methods, education, and developmental cognitive neuroscience. His dissertation work explores econometric approaches to studying the effects of childhood adversity on brain and cognitive development. His methodological interests include quasi-experimental methods, multilevel models, survey design, and psychometrics.