Walberg, Herbert J.

(b. 1937, Chicago, Illinois). Ph.D. Educational Psychology, University of Chicago; M.Ed., University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign; B.Ed., Chicago State University.

Walberg is Research Professor of Education and Psychology at the University of Illinois at Chicago.

For four decades, Walberg has contributed to the meta-analyses of achievement effects of methods and conditions of education. He has been an advisor and evaluator for many public and private agencies in the United States, Israel, Sweden, Japan, and other countries. Walberg is called frequently to provide expert testimony before Congress and federal district and state courts.

In his research, Walberg employs experiments and analyses of large national and international data sets to examine the factors in homes, schools, and communities that promote learning and other human accomplishments. For the U.S. Department of ...

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