Maria Stack Hankey

Maria Stack Hankey, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor


Office phone: 540-526-2226

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Dr. Maria Stack Hankey is a research assistant professor in the Ramey Laboratory. Her research interests are in the fields of applied statistics and data analysis.

Education and Training

  • The College of William & Mary: B.A. , Psychology
  • Harvard Graduate School of Education: Ed.M. , Risk and Prevention
  • Virginia Tech: Ph.D. , Educational Research and Evaluation

Selected Publications

Stack, M, Moorefield-Lang, H, Barksdale, MA. (2015). ABLE: An Instrument for Assessing Elementary Students’ Perceptions of Access to Books, Beliefs, and Literacy Environment. Reading Psychology 36(6): 499-518.

Miyazaki, Y, Stack, M. (2015). Examining Individual and School Characteristics Associated with Child Obesity Using a Multilevel Growth Model. Social Science & Medicine 128: 57-66.