Shannon Stark Guss

Senior Research Associate

What I do

Shannon Stark Guss studied Educational Psychology, with a specialization in Research, Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics at Oklahoma State University. She worked at the Early Childhood Education Institute at the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa for over 10 years before joining the University of Denver. Her previous work included data collection, data management, data analysis, and data sharing with teachers and early childhood leaders. She has published in early childhood journals with a focus on children and families experiencing adversity. Her research interests include interventions that support the learning and development of young children. She is also interested in application of modern psychometric theory to develop research measures. She has three daughters at home and is happily married to an elementary educator.