Service as Reviewer
  • American Educational Research Association
    • Division D-1, Quantitative Methods and Statistical Theory
    • Division D-2, Measurement and Research Methodology 
    • Division D Graduate Student In-Progress Research Gala
    • Special Interest Group: International Studies
    • Special Interest Group: School Community, Climate, and Culture
  • Comparative International Education Society. 
    • South Asia Special Interest Group. 
  • Curry Research Conference, University of Virginia. 
    • 2013 & 2014 Curry Research Conferences. 
Professional Association
  • American Educational Research Association (AERA)
    • Member of Division D: Measurement and Research Methodology 
    • Member of Special Interest Groups 
      • Structural Equation Modeling
      • Multilevel Modeling 
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Comparative International Education Society (CIES) 
    • Member of Special Interest Group: South Asia 
Awards
  • Graduate Assistantship Tuition Fellowship, VISTA project and Department of Leadership, Foundations and Policy, University of Virginia (2011-2015). 
  • Won the Best Research Poster Award, Curry Research Conference - 2015, University of Virginia.
    • Study Title: Identifying Invalid Respondents in Self-Reports: A Novel Application of Latent Profile Analysis.
  • Nominated for the Secretary/Treasurer position (2-year term beginning in 2015), Structural Equation Modeling – Special Interest Group (SIG), American Educational Research Association. 
  • Travel Grant, VISTA project, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia. 
    • To attend the CIES 2015 annual meeting, Washington, DC. 
  • Travel Grant, Department of Educational Leadership, Foundations, & Policy, University of Virginia (April 2014). 
    • To attend AERA 2014 annual meeting, Philadelphia, PA. 
  • Travel Grant, Department of Human Services, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia (July 2014). 
    • To attend the annual meeting of International Society for Research on Aggression, Atlanta, GA. 
  • Travel Grant, VISTA project, Curry School of Education, University of Virginia. 
    • To attend the AERA 2013 annual meeting, San Francisco, CA. 
    • To attend the workshop on Finite Mixture Modeling, University of Maryland (December 2013). 
  • Graduate Assistantship Tuition Fellowship for 2010 and 2011, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Houston. 
  • Best Science Teacher for year 2007-08, J G College of Education, Ahmedabad, India. 
  • Elected as the General Secretary, Department of Physics, Sardar Patel University for year 2006-07. 
  • 1st prize, Astrophysics quiz, Sardar Patel University (2006-07). The intra-university event was organized by Indian Association of Physics Teachers. 
  • 1st prize, Western Vocals, Youth Festival, Gujarat University (2007-2008). 
  • Won successive Gold Medals, 4×100m relay, Intra-University Athletic Meet 2004 & 2005, Gujarat University. 
  • Gold Medal, 4×400m relay, Intra-University Athletic Meet 2005, Gujarat University. 
  • Governor’s Scout Award, Gujarat State. The award was presented by then serving Governor of Gujarat State, Mr. Sunder Singh Bhandari (1999).