Michael J. Culbertson
Position title: Lecturer
1217A Medical Sciences Center (MSC)
1300 University Ave
Madison WI 53706
Michael J. Culbertson is a social sciences research methodologist with a focus on education. In addition to teaching in the Statistics Department, Dr. Culbertson is the Lead Researcher for the Discussion Project in the Wisconsin Center for Education Research. He has experience conducting applied research and evaluation in a variety of educational settings, including the educational programs of a national cyberinfrastructure organization, a university health education needs assessment, adult agricultural education, and leading national evaluations of two financial literacy programs for K-12 students. His methodological research involves developing psychological measurement tools for use in educational contexts and finding creative methods for handling unruly data that push the limits of the usual statistical techniques.