Bruce B. Frey, Ph.D.

School of Education and Human Sciences - Educational Psychology, Psychology & Research in Education
Primary office:
Joseph R. Pearson Hall, 643
University of Kansas
1122 West Campus Rd
Lawrence, KS 66045-3101


Bruce Frey, Ph.D. was trained at the University of Kansas in the areas of statistics, measurement and research design. His areas of research include classroom assessment, instrument development and program evaluation. Dr. Frey is the author of several books, including Statistics Hacks and Modern Classroom Assessment. He co-edited the Encyclopedia of Research Design. In terms of measurement instruments, Dr. Frey is a co-author of the widely used Levels of Collaboration Scale (utilized in program evaluations) and the Spirituality Index of Well-Being. Dr. Frey has won many teaching awards at the School and University level, including the ING Professor of Excellence Award, given annually by the University of Kansas to a faculty member for outstanding performance in the classroom and commitment to the profession.

Dr. Frey specializes in classroom assessment, evaluation methodology, and spirituality index of well-being.




EPSY 715:Understanding Research in Education

EPSY 720:Educational Measurement in the Classroom

EPSY 803:Computer Applications for Statistical Analyses

EPSY 822:Educational Scales, Questionnaires, and Sampling

EPSY 902:Research Methodology in Education

EPSY 903:Computer Applications for Statistical Analyses

Selected Publications

Associate professor Diane Nielsen involved in $120 million project to overhaul how reading is taught to children by 2015
School of Education is 10th among public universities for its master’s and doctoral programs
—U.S. News & World Report
3.35: average GPA of students admitted to teacher education program
All teacher education programs accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
All teacher education programs accredited by the Kansas State Department of Education
Alumni have been named Kansas Teacher of the Year
Alumni have received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching and the Horizon Award
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