David Kaplan

University of Wisconsin at Madison


David Kaplan is Professor of Quantitative Methods and Chair of the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, and holds an affiliate appointment in the Department of Population Health Sciences. He received his Ph.D. in 1987 from the University of California, Los Angeles. David's program of research focuses on the development Bayesian statistical methods for education research. His specific interests are in the Bayesian model averaging, Bayesian propensity score analysis, and Bayesian posterior predictive causal inference. His work on these topics is directed toward application to a wide range of education research designs--including experimental, quasi-experimental, and large-scale cross-sectional and longitudinal survey designs.