Joseph P. Robinson, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Quantitative and Evaluative Research Methodologies
Department of Educational Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Joseph P. Robinson is an Assistant Professor of Quantitative and Evaluative Research Methodologies in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He received his Ph.D. in Economics of Education from Stanford University. His research focuses on the use of novel and rigorous methods to study equity and policy, particularly concerning sexual minorities, women, and language minorities. He has received funding for his research from the Spencer Foundation, the National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST), the AERA Grants Board, and the Institute of Education Sciences (IES). His research has been published in Educational Researcher, the American Educational Research JournalEducational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, and the Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, among other journals. Dr. Robinson teaches several courses on statistics and research design, including a course on quasi-experimental design and causal inference.