Clifford J. Drew

Clifford J. Drew is associate dean for Research and Outreach in the College of Education at the University of Utah. He is also a professor in the Special Education and Educational Psychology departments. Dr. Drew came to the University of Utah in 1971 after serving on the faculties of the University of Texas at Austin and Kent State University. He received his master’s degree from the University of Illinois and his PhD from the University of Oregon. He has published numerous articles in education and related areas including intellectual disabilities, research design, statistics, diagnostic assessment, cognition, evaluation related to the law and information technology. His most recent book, Designing and Conducting Research in Education (Sage, 2008) is Dr. Drew’s 30th text. His professional interests include research methods in education and psychology, human development and disabilities, applications of information technology, and outreach in higher education.


Adolescent Online Social Communication and Behavior: Relationship Formation on the Internet
Robert Z. Zheng, Jason Burrow-Sanchez, Clifford J. Drew. © 2010. 300 pages.
The use of social media has gained a greater foothold in teen life as they embrace the conversational nature of interactive online media. However, general concerns exist among...