- A.B. in political science,Syracuse University
M.S. in psychological and educational statistics, measurement and evaluation, Syracuse University
Ph.D. in psychological and educational statistics, measurement and evaluation, Syracuse University
- Meta-analysis, survey research, program evaluation and Adlerian psychology
2011 – present Chairperson, Department of Educational Policy Studies
1993 – present Professor, Department of Educational Policy Studies, Research Section, Georgia State University
1987 – present Professor, Department of Counseling and Psychological Services, Georgia State University
1986 – 2004 Director, Educational Research Bureau, Georgia State University
1999 – 2004 Director of Research, College of Education & Human Development, GSU
1999 – 2002 Director of Graduate Studies, College of Education & Human Development, GSU
1974 – 1987 Assistant Professor/Associate Professor, Georgia State University
Selected Grant Activity:
Co-Principal Investigator, Director of Evaluation and Research, Network for Enhancing Teacher Quality, award for $13.5 million over 5 years by the U.S. Department of Education, October 2009 to September 2014, provided to Georgia State University Research Foundation, Inc.
Co-Principal Investigator, Director of Evaluation and Research, Professional Development School Partnerships Deliver Success, award for $6.1 million over 5 years by the U.S. Department of Education, October 2004 to September 2010, PR/Award Number P336B040004, provided to Georgia State University Research Foundation, Inc.
Director of Evaluation, Cross Cultural Initiative, award for $750,000 by Wachovia Foundation Teachers and Teaching Initiative, 2005 to 2008, provided to the Board of Regents of the University System of Georgia.
Principal Investigator, obtained and initially coordinated a $10,000 grant from The Great Cities’ Urban Teacher Education Initiative, 2000, provided to Georgia State University Research Foundation, Inc.
Member, Technical Advisory Committee, African-American Male Research Study, award for approximately $250,000 by the Ford Foundation, 1998 to 2000, provided to the Southern Education Foundation.
Director of Evaluation, Educational Reform in the Cote d’Ivoire: Cultural and Curriculum Linkages with Georgia State University, award for $120,000 from the U. S. Information Agency, 1995 to1998, provided to the Georgia State University Research Foundation, Inc.
Curlette, W., & Ogletree, A. (2011). An approach to increasing student achievement: Teacher-Intern Professor groups with anchor action research. In C. Bohan & J. Many (Eds.) Clinical Teacher Education: Reflections from an Urban Professional Development School Network (pp. 117-127). Charlotte, NC: Information Age Publishing.
Matheny, K., & Curlette, W. (2010, Winter). A brief measure of coping resources. The Journal of Individual Psychology, 66(4), 384-407.
Peluso, P., Peluso, J., Buckner, J., Kern, R., & Curlette, W. (2009). Measuring Lifestyle and Attachment: An Empirical Investigation Linking Individual Psychology and Attachment Theory. Journal of Counseling and Development, 87, 394-403.
Kern, R., Curlette, W., Snow, J., & Ritter, K. (2009). Lifestyle Assessment: Subjective and objective. In D. Eckstein & R. Kern (Eds.) Psychological Fingerprints. Dubuque, IA: Kendal Hunt.
Matheny, K., Roque-Tovar, B., & Curlette, W. (2008). Coping resources, perceived stress, and life satisfaction among Mexican and American university students: A cross-cultural study. Anales de Psicologia, 24(1), 1-9.
Matheny, K., Aycock, D., Curlette, W., & Junker, G. (2003). The Coping Resources Inventory for Stress: A Measure of Perceived Resourcefulness. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 59(12), 1261-1277.
McCarthy, C., Seraphine, A., Matheny, K., & Curlette, W. (2000, January). Factor analysis of the Coping Resources Inventory for Educational Enhancement. Measurement and Evaluation in Counseling and Development, 32(4), 199-215.
Sipe, T., & Curlette, W. (1997). A meta-synthesis of factors related to educational achievement: A methodological approach to summarizing and synthesizing meta-analyses [monograph]. International Journal of Educational Research, 25, 583-698.