Kelly Bradley, Ph.D.
Dr. Kelly D. Bradley is a Professor and Chair of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation and Program Chair for Research Methods in Education in the College of Education at the University of Kentucky. Her research is anchored in quantitative methods and measurement, with a focus on survey research and the Rasch model. She has served as chair of American Educational Research Association (AERA) Survey Research SIG, program chair the AERA Rasch SIG, and chair of the Educational Statisticians AERA SIG. Dr. Bradley been recognized as an outstanding advisor by Midwest Educational Research Association (MWERA), and her students have gone on serve in prominent roles in state education, academia, measurement boards, and evaluation organizations. In the college, she has served as a faculty-mentor, student research group leader, chair of COE Faculty Council, chair of College Promotion, Reappointment, and Tenure committee, and interim-Director of Graduate Studies. Professor Bradley teaches quantitative methods, measurement, research writing, and statistics courses. She holds a PhD in quantitative research, evaluation, and measurement from The Ohio State University an M.S. in statistics from the University of South Carolina, a B.S. in mathematics and sociology and a B.A. in mathematics education from Fairmont State College.
Research categories: Evaluation, Statistics, Mathematics Education, Research Methods, Quantitative and Psychometric Methods