David Kaplan
University of Wisconsin-Madison
Patricia Busk Professor of Quantitative Methods

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David Kaplan is the Patricia Busk Professor of Quantitative Methods in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Wisconsin – Madison. Dr. Kaplan holds affiliate appointments in the University of Wisconsin's Department of Population Health Sciences, the Center for Demography and Ecology, and the Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies. Dr. Kaplan is an elected member of the National Academy of Education and served as the chair of its Research Advisory Committee. Dr. Kaplan was a recipient of the UW-Madison Hilldale Award in the Social Sciences; a recipient of the Samuel J. Messick Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award from the American Psychological Association (Division 5); a past-President of the Society for Multivariate Experimental Psychology; a fellow of the American Psychological Association (Division 5); and a recipient of the Alexander Von Humboldt Research Award;. Dr. Kaplan has held visiting professorships at the University of Bamberg and the University of Heidelberg. Dr. Kaplan is currently the President of the Psychometric Society. Dr. Kaplan received his Ph.D. in education from UCLA in 1987.

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