Erica Ross

Post-Doctoral Researcher, Counseling and Special Education

Erica Ross


  • Current Ph.D. candidate in Research, Assessment, and Evaluation in Education, Virginia Commonwealth University
  • M.S. in Special Education, Longwood University
  • B.S. in Liberal Studies, Longwood University

Research interests

  • Special Education Teacher Retention
  • Education Evaluation
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Multilevel modeling

Recent publications/projects

Peer-reviewed publications

  • Broda, M., Bogenschutz, M., Dinora, P., Prohn, S., Lineberry, S., & Ross, E. (2021) Using Machine Learning to Predict Patterns of Employment and Day Program Participation. AJIDD, Advance online publication,
  • Broda, M., Chow, J., Granger, K., Ross, E. (2021) Social Network Analysis in Applied Psychological Research: A Tutorial. Psychological Methods.


Dr. Erica Ross is a post-doctoral researcher in the School of Education at Virginia Commonwealth University. As a former middle school special education teacher, she is particularly interested in applying quantitative and mixed methods analyses to applied research and evaluation projects to inform and support instructional practices.

Curriculum Vitae

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