Judith D. Singer
Judith D. Singer is the James Bryant Conant Professor of Education and senior vice provost for faculty development and diversity at Harvard University. An internationally renowned statistician and social scientist, Singer's scholarly interests focus on improving the quantitative methods used in social, educational, and behavioral research. She was the first woman to be both elected a member of the National Academy of Education and a fellow of the American Statistical Association. She is also a fellow of the American Educational Research Association and has been honored with a fellowship at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. Her nomination by President Obama to serve as a member of the board of directors of the National Board of Education Sciences was confirmed by the U.S. Senate. She is also a founding board member of the Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness. She has taught at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and served there as academic dean. Singer received her PhD in statistics from Harvard University.