Tasha Beretvas’ Bio
Tasha Beretvas is the Senior Vice Provost for Faculty Affairs and the John L. and Elizabeth G. Hill Professor in the Quantitative Methods program in the Educational Psychology department in the College of Education. She joined UT in 2000. Before graduate school, she worked at IBM as a programmer.
As a methodologist, Dr. Beretvas’ main areas of research interest focus on evaluation and innovative application of statistical models in the educational and social sciences. Dr. Beretvas teaches undergraduate and graduate statistics courses to students in and outside the College of Education. She also teaches statistics workshops at national conferences. Dr. Beretvas was a recipient of the 2009 UT Regents’ Outstanding Teaching Award, 2014 COE Dean’s Distinguished Teaching Award and the 2016 UT Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award.
Dr. Beretvas has co-authored more than 100 articles and book chapters. In 2017, Dr. Beretvas received the University of Washington’s Distinguished Alumnx award and was a Fulbright U.S. Scholar in 2018. Dr. Beretvas was elected to be a member of the Society for Research Synthesis Methodology and of the Society for Multivariate Experimental Psychology.
Dr. Beretvas served as Associate Dean for Research and Graduate Studies for the College of Education from 2013-16 and 2018-19. She is a member of the board of directors for the college’s Meadows Center for Preventing Educational Risk and a faculty associate of UT’s Population Research Center. Dr. Beretvas has served on UT’s Faculty Council, the Graduate Assembly and as a member of the university’s Gender Equity Council, co-chairing its Employment Issues Subcommittee from 2014-2019.
Dr. Beretvas has served as an editor, associate editor and on multiple editorial boards as well as serving as an ad hoc reviewer for many applied and methodological journals. Dr. Beretvas has extensive experience serving on federal grant review panels and has received external funding to support her research.
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