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Spyros Konstantopoulos, PhD

Professor of Measurement and Quantitative Methods


Erickson Hall

Room 461

East Lansing, MI 48824


Spyros Konstantopoulos is professor of measurement and quantitative methods at the department of counseling, educational psychology, and special education at the college of education at Michigan State University. He received his BA from the University of Athens in Education, his first MS from Purdue University in Educational Psychology and Research Methods, his second MS from the University of Chicago in Statistics, and his PhD from the University of Chicago in Research Methods. His research interests include the extension and application of statistical methods to issues in education, school and teacher effectiveness, and quantitative educational evaluation and policy. His methodological work involves statistical methods for multilevel data structures. His substantive work encompasses research on class size effects, teacher and school effects, and the social distribution of academic achievement. In 2002, he received the Palmer O. Johnson Award from the American Educational Research Association, and the Harold E. Mitzel Award for meritorious contribution in educational practice through research.