Seven Methodological Practices to Improve Research on Risk and Resilience in Children and Youth

Todd D. Little, PhD
Institute for Measurement, Methodology, Analysis, and Policy
Texas Tech University

Dr. Little is a Professor and Director of the Research, Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics program at Texas Tech University (TTU) where he is the founding director of the Institute for Measurement, Methodology, Analysis and Policy (IMMAP). Little is internationally recognized for his work on research methods (e.g., treatments for missing data, indicator selection, modeling developmental processes) and developmental research (e.g., action-control processes and motivation, coping, and self-regulation). He is the editor or co-editor of five books related to methodology, including the Oxford Handbook of Quantitative Methods and the Guildford Handbook of Developmental Research Methods. Little is a past President of APA’s Division 5 (Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics), founder of the internationally renowned ‘Stats Camp,’ and a fellow in APA, APS, and AAAS.

Cynthia and Duncan Campbell Lectures on Childhood Relationships, Risk and Resilience