People

Staff

Director, Center for Research Methods & Data Analysis, Professor, Political Science
785-864-3353
1425 Jayhawk Blvd., 470 Watson Library

Ph.D., 1988, Washington University in St. Louis

Research Areas:  Computer Simulation, Programming, Generalized Linear Model, Research Methodology

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Administrative Associate, Center for Research Methods & Data Analysis
785-864-3353
1425 Jayhawk Blvd., Watson Library, 470B

Faculty Fellows

Jacob Fowles
Faculty Fellow, Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis, Associate Professor, School of Public Affairs and Administration

Ph.D., 2010, Martin School of Public Policy and Administration, University of Kentucky

Research Areas: Public budgeting and finance, primary and secondary education finance and policy, and higher education finance and policy.

Personal Website: kupa.ku.edu/jacob-fowles »

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Faculty Fellow, Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis, Associate Chair and Assistant Professor, Department of English
Wescoe Hall, Room 3001

Research Areas: Python Data Science and Text Analysis

ben
Faculty Fellow, Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis, Assistant Professor, School of Business

Ph.D., 2014, University of Minnesota

Research Areas: Quantile regression, Model selection, Penalized regression and Multivariate response regression

Website: https://business.ku.edu/ben-sherwood

Graduate Students

Research Assistant, Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis
785-864-3353
Watson Library, 470

Ph.D. Student, School of Public Affairs and Administration 

​Research Interests: City Management, Urban Policy and Organizational Theory


Expected Graduation: May 2020 

Alma Mater: B.A. Political Science and Public Administration, University of Kansas, 2016

Research Assistant, Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis
785-864-3353
Watson Library, 470

Ph.D. Candidate, Department of Linguistics 


Expected Graduation: May 2019

Research Assistant, Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis
785-864-3353
Watson Library, 470

Ph.D. Candidate, Electrical Engineering Program

Department of Electrical Engineering & Computer Science
University of Kansas


Expected Graduation: May 2019

Research Assistant, Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis
785-864-3353
Watson Library, 470

Ph.D. Student, Quantitative Psychology

Research Interests: Covariance equation modeling, Non linear methods, Monte Carlo research methods, Hierarchical modeling


Expected Graduation: May 2020


Alma Mater: M.S., Illinois State University, B.A. Ohio University

 
Research Assistant, Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis
785-864-3353
Watson Library, 470

Ph.D. Candidate, Communication Studies

Research Interests: Intergroup/Interpersonal Communication, Bayesian Statistics, Structural Equation Modeling, Multilevel Modeling

Faculty Affiliates

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CRMDA Affiliate, Senior Data Scientist, TeraCrunch, Research Statistician, ChildTrauma Academy

Ph.D., 2017, Political Science, Pennsylvania State University

Research Areas: Machine learning, Predictive models, Natural language processing, Statistical programming

Pascal Deboeck
Assistant Professor, Quantitative Psychology
785-864-3353
1425 Jayhawk Blvd., 470 Watson Library

Ph.D., 2007, University of Notre Dame

Research Areas: Intraindividual Variability, Differential Equation Models, Dynamical Systems.

Personal Website » | Psychology Webpage »

Adjunct Research Associate
785-864-3353
1425 Jayhawk Blvd., 470 Watson Library

Ph.D., 2006, University of Texas at Austin

Research Areas: Program evaluation, Early childhood interventions, Longitudinal research methods, Secondary data analysis

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Adam Hafdahl
Adjunct Research Associate
785-864-3353
1425 Jayhawk Blvd., 470 Watson Library

Ph.D., 2001, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Hafdahl, A. R. (2017). Article Alerts: Items from 2012. Research
Synthesis Methods, 8, 556-568. doi:10.1002/jrsm.1271

Hafdahl, A. R. (2017, July). Heteroscedastic effect-size estimators
in random-effect meta-analysis. Paper presented at the meeting of the
Society for Research Synthesis Methodology, Montreal, Quebec.

Research Areas: Numerous topics in meta-analysis, with particular attention to correlations, multivariate or clustered effect sizes, missing or "degraded" data, distributions of effect-size parameters, and functions of heterogeneous effect sizes (e.g., meta-analytic path models from correlation matrices).

Curriculum Vitae (pdf) | Personal Site »

David K. Johnson
Associate Professor, Clinical Psychology
785-864-3353
1425 Jayhawk Blvd., 470 Watson Library

Ph.D., 2003, Washington University of St. Louis

Research Areas: Gerontology, Alzheimer’s disease and dementia, Structural equation modeling and Longitudinal methods

Curriculum Vitae » | Psychology Webpage » | Gerontology Webpage »

Neal Kingston
Director, Center for Educational Testing and Evaluation, Professor, Psychology and Research in Education

Ph.D., 1983, Columbia University

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Senior Data Scientist, H&R Block

Ph.D., 2017, Quantitative Psychology, University of Kansas

 
Kristopher J. Preacher
Assistant Professor, Quantitative Psychology, Vanderbilt University

Ph.D., 2003, Ohio State University

Research Areas: Latent variable analysis, Structural equation modeling, Correlation and regression analysis, Multilevel modeling and Longitudinal modeling

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Jonathan Templin
Faculty Fellow, Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis, Associate Professor, Educational Psychology, Co-Coordinator: Research, Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics Program
Amber Watts
Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology, Lifespan Institute, Gerontology Center

Ph.D., 2009, University of Southern California

Research Areas: Gerontology, Bio-behavioral risk factors for cognitive decline & dementia, Health behaviors, Structural equation modeling and Longitudinal methods, RCT

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Assistant Professor, Political Science
Assistant Professor, Quantitative Psychology
785-864-3353
1425 Jayhawk Blvd., 470 Watson Library

Ph.D., 2008, Arizona State University

Research Areas: Structural Equation Modeling, Longitudinal Modeling, Missing Data Estimation, Regression Modeling

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