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date: 20 February 2020

(p. ix) About The Editor

(p. ix) About The Editor

Todd D. Little

Todd D. Little, Ph.D., is a Professor of Psychology, Director of the Quantitative training program, Director of the undergraduate Social and Behavioral Sciences Methodology minor, and a member of the Developmental training program. Since 2010, Todd has been Director of the Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis (CRMDA) at Kansas University. Little is internationally recognized for his quantitative work on various aspects of applied SEM (e.g., indicator selection, parceling, modeling developmental processes) as well as his substantive developmental research (e.g., action-control processes and motivation, coping, and self-regulation). In 2001, Little was elected to membership in the Society for Multivariate Experimental Psychology. In 2009, he was elected President of APA’s Division 5 (Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics) and in 2010 was elected Fellow of the division. In 2012, he was elected Fellow in the Association for Psychological Science. He founded, organizes, and teaches in the internationally renowned KU “Stats Camps” each June (see crmda.KU.edu for details of the summer training programs). Little has edited five books related to methodology including The Oxford Handbook of Quantitative Methods and the Guilford Handbook of Developmental Research Methods (with Brett Laursen and Noel Card). Little has been principal investigator or co-principal investigator on more than 15 grants and contracts, statistical consultant on more than 60 grants and he has guided the development of more than 10 different measurement tools. (p. x)