An associate professor at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, in the College of Education and Human Development, Michael Rodriguez '89 researches psychometric properties of tests and applied measurement with particular interest in Latino youth development and students with disabilities. He participates in a United States Agency for International Development project that is developing a national assessment program in Guatemala. He is the recipient of the 2008 Robert H. Beck Faculty Teaching Award from the College of Education and Human Development; the 2005 Albert J. Harris Research Award of the International Reading Association; and the 2004 Community Service Award from the College of Education and Human Development.
Rodriguez, a psychology major, earned a doctorate from Michigan State University and a master of arts in public affairs from the University of Minnesota.
(From the 2008 news story)