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Kyndra V. Middleton, PhD

Professor of Educational Psychology

  • Human Development & Psychoeducational Studies
  • School of Education


Kyndra V. Middleton, PhD is a Professor of Educational Psychology and Director of Graduate Studies for the School of Education at Howard University where she teaches statistics and measurement courses, serves as the primary methodologist for the school, and sits on numerous university-wide committees. She is also a Board member of the National Council on Measurement in Education and on the Executive Council of the National Alliance for Doctoral Studies in the Mathematical Sciences. Her research focuses on ensuring validity, equity, and fairness for all students as well as increasing the number of underrepresented minorities in STEM fields. She received her M.A. and Ph.D. in Educational Measurement and Statistics from The University of Iowa and her B.S. in Mathematical Sciences from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. A native of Walterboro, SC and a proud graduate of an HBCU, she also serves as the Higher Education committee chair for the DC Metro HBCU Alumni Alliance. In her spare time, she enjoys playing sports, running, traveling, and baking. 

Education & Expertise


Educational Measurement and Statistics

M.A., Ph.D.
The University of Iowa
2004, 2007

Mathematical Sciences

Florida A&M University