About me


Elizabeth Tipton is an Assistant Professor of Applied Statistics in the Human Development Department at Teachers College, Columbia University. She earned her PhD in Statistics from Northwestern University in 2011. Before that, she completed an M.A. in Sociology from the University of Chicago and a B.A. in Mathematics from Transylvania University in Lexington, Kentucky.

Tipton has received Early Career Awards from the American Psychological Association (2017, Division 5), the Society for Research Synthesis Methods (2017), and the American Education Research Association (2016, Division D). She currently serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, the Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, and Psychological Bulletin. Her research has been funded by the National Science Foundation, the Spencer Foundation, and the Raikes Foundation.

Her research focuses on the design and analysis of field experiments, with a particular focus on issues of external validity and generalizability in experiments; meta-analysis, particularly of dependent effect sizes; and the use of (cluster) robust variance estimation.

Contact info: tipton at tc.columbia.edu