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Vasanthi Rao, Ph.D.

Title: Assistant Director
Child Development Research Center
Department: Instruction and Teacher Education
College of Education
Phone: 803-777-8482

CDRC 206



Dr. Vasanthi Rao is a scientist at the USC Child Development Research Center. Her current work with the South Carolina Child Care Resource & Referral Network involves analyses of large scale administrative databases related to early childhood in the state. Her past and present research interests include assessment, special education, measurement, comparative international education and big data.