Daniel Lakens

2017 Leamer-Rosenthal Prize Recipient — Leader in Education Daniel Lakens is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the Human-Technology Interaction group at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) whose work focuses on reward structures in science and applied statistics. His main lines of empirical research focus on conceptual thought and meaning. Dr. Lakens…

Simine Vazire

2017 Leamer-Rosenthal Prize Recipient — Leader in Education Simine Vazire is the Director of the Personality and Self-Knowledge Laboratory at UC Davis. She teaches courses on research methods, replicability, personality, and self-knowledge. She also conducts meta-science examining how people interpret scientific findings and tracks trends in the methods and results of published…

Erica Baranski

2017 Leamer-Rosenthal Prize Recipient — Emerging Researcher Erica is a 5th year PhD candidate in the Social-Personality department at the University of California, Riverside. Her current research focus on the cross-cultural examination of situational experience, as well as the volitional personality change process. Her dissertation work investigates individual and cultural differences in…

Charles R. Ebersole

2017 Leamer-Rosenthal Prize Recipient — Emerging Researcher Charles R. Ebersole received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Miami University (OH) in 2012. He is now a graduate student in social psychology at the University of Virginia. He primarily studies research practices and meta-science, conducting crowdsourced investigations of factors that influence the replicability…

Ranjit Lall

2017 Leamer-Rosenthal Prize Recipient — Emerging Researcher Ranjit Lall is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Government at Harvard University. His research interests are in the area of international political economy, with a focus on international institutions, global governance, financial regulation, and quantitative methods. He graduated from the University of Oxford…

Joshua Polanin

2017 Leamer-Rosenthal Prize Recipient — Emerging Researcher Dr. Joshua R. Polanin is a Principal Researcher at American Institutes of Research. He graduated from Loyola University Chicago in 2013 with a Ph.D. in Research Methodology with a focus in Quantitative Methodology. Dr. Polanin completed an Institute of Education Science’s Postdoctoral Fellowship at Vanderbilt…

Karthik Ram

2017 Leamer-Rosenthal Prize Recipient — Emerging Researcher Dr. Karthik Ram is a senior data scientist at the Berkeley Institute of Data Science (BIDS) and a co-founder of the rOpenSci project, which develops R packages that facilitate access to data repositories. He is also a senior Principle Investigator at the Berkeley Initiative for…

Elise Wang Sonne

2017 Leamer-Rosenthal Prize Recipient — Emerging Researcher Soazic Elise Wang Sonne is a PhD candidate in the department of Economics and Governance at the United Nations University (UNU-MERIT) in Maastricht, the Netherlands. Her research focuses on the application of micro-econometric impact evaluation techniques to understand which interventions work better to increase women’s…