Ted Coladarci

Theodore Coladarci

Office of Institutional Research
127 Alumni Hall
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469


Director of Institutional Research, and
Professor of Educational Psychology

Specialty Areas

Educational psychology
Measurement and assessment
Institutional research


Stanford University (1980, Ph.D., educational psychology)
California State University, Chico (1975, B.A., psychology)

Courses taught

  • EDB221: Educational Psychology (undergraduate)
  • EDS320: Educational Assessment (undergraduate)
  • EDB521: Educational Psychology (graduate)
  • EPT522: Advanced Educational Psychology (graduate)
  • EDS521: Statistical Methods in Education, I (graduate)
  • EDS522: Statistical Methods in Education, II (graduate)
  • EDS520: Educational Assessment (graduate)
  • EDG657: Practicum in Educational Research (graduate)

Representative publications

Editorial board member (past and present)

  • American Journal of Education
  • Educational Assessment
  • Journal of Educational Psychology
  • Journal of Experimental Education
  • Journal of Research in Rural Education
  • Journal of Special Education
  • Journal of Teacher Education


  • Northeast Association for Institutional Research 2013 Best Paper award.  ( Allen, D., & Coladarci, T.  Examining the threat of nonresponse bias as a follow-up to the NSSE.)
  • Graduate Faculty Mentor Award (2009-2010), College of Education and Human Development, University of Maine
  • National Rural Education Association:
    Stanley A. Brzezinski Memorial Rural Education Research Award (2003)