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Vasanthi Rao, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Director, Child Development Research Center
College of Education
Phone: 803-777-8482
Office: CDRC 206
Vasanthi Rao, Ph.D.


Vasanthi Rao is a scientist at the University of South Carolina Child Development Research Center. Her current work with the South Carolina Child Care Resource & Referral Network involves analyses of large scale administrative databases related to early childhood in the state. Her past and present research interests include assessment, special education, measurement, comparative international education and big data.

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