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Launcelot I. Brown, Ph.D.

Associate Professor and Department Chair
School of Education
Educational Foundations and Leadership

401B Canevin Hall
Phone: 412.396.1046

Education:

Ph.D., Educational Research, Evaluation and Policy Studies, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 2001
M.Ed., Special Education, University of Sheffield, England, 1995
Bio

Launcelot I. Brown is an Associate Professor and Chair in the Department of Educational Foundations and Leadership at Duquesne University. He is a former teacher, special educator and principal of a school for students with emotional and behavioral difficulties, and a school for deaf children. He has served on many national educational boards in Trinidad and Tobago, including the National Advisory Committee on Special Education. His research interests are in the area of school leadership and school effectiveness. Recently he has turned his attention to national assessment and teachers' use of assessment data. He served as an Associate Editor for the journal, Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice from 2006 to 2009 and is an active member of AERA where he serves on the executive of the Caribbean and African Studies in Education SIG.

Courses

Research Methods and Design

Educational Research Literacy

Statistics for the Behavioral Sciences

Educational Statistics II

Statistics III: Multivariate Statistics

Honors/Awards

2010 The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi
1995 National Award for Outstanding Teacher - Presented by the Ministry of Education in recognition of outstanding contribution to national development.
1993 Certificate of Honour for Outstanding Teacher - Presented by the Ministry of Education in recognition of contribution to education.

Professional Affiliations

American Educational Research Association. (AERA)

National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME)

Comparative International Education Society (CIES)

American Evaluation Association (AEA)