Todd D. LIttle
Todd D. Little, PhD is a Professor of Educational Psychology at Texas Tech University (TTU) where, in 2013, he became the founding director of the Institute for Measurement, Methodology, Analysis and Policy (IMMAP). Prior to joining TTU, Little has guided quantitative training and provided consultation to students, staff, and faculty at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development’s Center for Lifespan Studies (1991-1998), Yale University’s Department of Psychology (1998-2002), and researchers at KU (2002-2013, including as director of the RDA unit in the Lifespan Institute and as director of the Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis). In 2001, Little was elected to membership in the Society for Multivariate Experimental Psychology, a restricted-membership society of quantitative specialists in the behavioral and social sciences. In 2009, he was elected President of APA’s Division 5 (Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics). He founded, organizes, and teaches in the internationally renowned ‘Stats Camps’ each June (see statscamp.org for details of the summer training programs) and has given over 150 workshops and talks on methodology topics around the world. Little has published with over 340 persons from around the world in over 65 different peer-reviewed journals. His work has garnered over 14,000 citations with an H-index of 61. He published Longitudinal Structural Equation Modeling in 2013 and he has edited five books related to methodology including the Oxford Handbook of Quantitative Methods and the Guildford Handbook of Developmental Research Methods (with Brett Laursen and Noel Card). He has been principal investigator or co-principal investigator on over 30 grants and contracts and he have served as a statistical consultant on over 85 grants and contracts.