Charles "Chip" Reichardt

Chip Reichardt

Professor

  • Faculty
  • Department of Psychology
  • College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences

What I do

I teach courses for both undergraduate and graduate students and I conduct research in research methods, statistics, and the philosophy of science.

Professional Biography

Charles S. Reichardt is a professor of psychology at the University of Denver. His research concerns statistics, research methods, and program evaluation, most often with a focus on the logic of assessing cause and effect outside the laboratory. He has published three edited volumes in the field of program evaluation, served as a statistical consultant on dozens of federally funded evaluations, and given numerous workshops on statistics and research design. He has served on the Board of Directors of the American Evaluation Association, is a fellow of the American Psychological Society, is an elected member of the Society for Multivariate Experimental Psychology, and received the Perloff award from the American Evaluation Society and the Tanaka award from the Society for Multivariate Experimental Psychology.

Degree(s)

  • Ph.D., Psychology, Northwestern University, 1979

Professional Affiliations

  • Society for Multivariate Experimental Psychology
  • American Educational Research Association
  • American Evaluation Association

Research

I've written a guide to design and analysis of quasi-experiments. I'm working on a book on the scientific way of knowing. My research concerns statistics, research methods, and program evaluation, most often with a focus on the logic of assessing cause and effect outside the laboratory. I've published three edited volumes in the field of program evaluation and numerous articles and book chapters.

Featured Publications

Reichardt, C. S. (1970). Quasi-experimentation (p. 500). Guilford Press.
Reichardt, C. S. (2018). Another ground rule. Observational Studies, 4, 57-60.
Reichardt, C. S. (1970). Teaching quantitative skills across the psychology curriculum. In Teaching statistics and quantitative methods into the 21st century (p. 27). Oxford: Taylor & Francis.
Reichardt, C. S. (2018). Never doubting God: What surveys on belief in God's existence reveal. Skeptic, 23, 38-41.
Reichardt, C. S. (2016). Trends in scientific knowledge, education, and religion. Skeptical Inquirer, 40, 42-45.

Presentations

  • Web-based analysis of real data for teaching substantive psychology
  • How to be a brilliant researcher
  • Teaching thinking skills in research methods courses

Awards

  • University of Denver Faculty Service Award for 2013-2014, Faculty Senate