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Gail Ryser, Research Fellow & Project Manager, Methodology, Measurement and Statistical Analysis (MMSA)

Gail R. Ryser, Ph.D

Gail R. Ryser, Ph.D. is a research scientist with the Methodology, Measurement and Statistical Analysis (MMSA) service area at Texas State University. In this role she provides support to faculty who have questions about a variety of quantitative methodology topics including those related to survey research, structural equation modeling, and the general linear model.

Prior to arriving at Texas State, Dr. Ryser was employed at Pro-Ed, Inc. in Austin Texas as the Associate Director in the Testing Development Department and was a faculty member at Baylor University in the Educational Psychology department. Her primary research interest focus on gifted education, in particular talent development in mathematics. She served as the Associate Editor of Gifted Child Quarterly or four years, which is the primary research journal for the National Association of Gifted Children. She has published in and/or reviews for publications such as Educational and Psychological Measurement, Journal of Advanced Academics, Child and Family Behavior Therapy, and Gifted Child Today. She recently co-authored a book called A Teacher’s Guide to Using the Common Core State Standards with Mathematically Gifted and Advanced Learners.