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College of Education

Faculty and Staff

Christine DiStefano, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Dean for Research and Innovation
Department: Office of the Dean
College of Education
Phone: 803-777-4362

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PhD, Educational Research, emphasis Measurement, University of Georgia
MS, Statistics, University of Georgia
BSBA, Management Science, West Virginia University


Christine Distefano's research interests include structural equation modeling, survey design, and latent class clustering/cluster analysis. She is also involved with the application of advanced statistics and measurement methods to issues related to school psychology.