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Jason Anthony, Ph.D., Ed.S.

Jason Anthony, Ph.D., Ed.S.




MHC 1706


Jason Anthony, Ph.D., Ed.S. is a Professor at the University of South Florida in the Department of Child and Family Studies and Director of the Rightpath Research and Innovation Center.

Dr. Anthony specializes in assessment of children, language and literacy acquisition, learning and developmental disabilities, family-and school-based interventions, and program evaluation and statistics. He serves on the editorial boards for the Journal of School Psychology, Journal of Learning Disabilities, Applied Psycholinguistics, Scientific Studies of Reading, and Annals of Dyslexia. Dr. Anthony’s research focusses on language and literacy development, evaluation of prevention and intervention programs for children at risk of academic failure, construction of measures of school readiness skills, and application of advanced statistics to educational research. His research has been recognized with awards granted from the American Psychological Foundation, the American Psychological Association, and the International Reading Association.

He earned his master’s and doctorate degrees in Clinical Psychology and his education specialist degree in School Psychology from Florida State University. He also completed a fellowship in multidisciplinary approaches to developmental disabilities at Florida State University, a clinical psychology residency at University of Washington School of Medicine, and a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Houston Texas Institute for Measurement, Evaluation and Statistics.