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About Steven Hecht

Associate Professor Hecht is a graduate of Florida State University.  Dr. Hecht’s primary areas of expertise are study of academic learning from a cognitive perspective and applied quantitative methods for research.  Dr. Hecht serves on the editorial boards of scientific journals and is currently the Associate Editor for the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology.  Dr. Hecht has authored or co-authored over 20 research articles in peer reviewed scientific journals focusing on individual differences in reading and math skills.  Dr. Hecht is the father of two children who attend public school in Palm Beach County.  

Positions

December 2015 - Present Associate Professor, Nova Southeastern University Fischler Graduate School of Education and Human Services
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August 2011 - November 2015 Program Professor, Educational Research and Evaluation, Nova Southeastern University Fischler Graduate School of Education and Human Services
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2017 - Present Panel Member, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health & Human Development
2016 - Present Associate Editor, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology
Present Editorial Board, Journal of Learning Disabilities
Present Editorial Board, Learning Disabilities Quarterly
2002 Member, Psychonomic Society
Member, NICHD Math Research Consortium
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Honors and Awards

  • 2006/2007 Faculty of the Year Award Nominee
  • 2003/2004 Academic Year University-Wide Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching
  • 2003/2004 Academic Year College of Science Undergraduate Teaching Award

Education

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1997 Ph.D., Cognitive and Behavioral Science, Florida State University
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1994 M.S., Cognitive and Behavioral Science, Florida State University
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1991 - 1992 Psychology, Florida International University
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1991 B.A., Psychology, University of South Florida
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1989 A.A., Miami Dade College
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Contact Information

(954) 262-8468

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