Leslie Rutkowski is Associate Professor of Inquiry Methodology at Indiana University. She earned her PhD in Educational Psychology, specializing in Statistics and Measurement, from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Leslie’s research is in the area of international large-scale assessment. Her interests include latent variable modeling and examining methods for comparing heterogeneous populations in international surveys. In addition to a recently funded Norwegian Research Council FINNUT grant on developing international measurement methods, Leslie published the edited volume Handbook of International Large-Scale Assessment (Rutkowski, von Davier, and Rutkowski, 2014) with Chapman & Hall. She is also currently co-authoring a text book on large-scale assessment under the Guilford stamp with David Rutkowski and Eugene Gonzalez.
Leslie teaches quantitative methods courses, including structural equation modeling/covariance structure analysis and related topics.