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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 and Data Analysis
470 Watson Library

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 »

Jonathan Templin
Faculty Fellow, Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis, Associate Professor, Educational Psychology, Co-Coordinator: Research, Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics Program
Faculty Fellow, Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis, Assistant Professor, Political Science

Graduate Students

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

Graduate Student, Neuroscience, Speech Language & Hearing

Research Interests: Brain Computer Interface, Speech\Acoustic Perception, Digital Signal Processing, Embedded Systems, Automated Data Processing/Reporting


Expected Graduation: May, 2017


Alma Mater:University of Kansas, MS Neuroscience; Pittsburg State, BS Physics

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

Graduate Student, Behavioral Psychology, Applied Behavioral Science

Research Interests: Behavioral Economics; Demand Curves; Discounting


Expected Graduation: May, 2017


Alma Mater: University of Kansas, MA and BGS

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

Graduate Student, Quantitative Psychology

Research Interests: Measurement Invariance Testing; Categorical Data Analysis; Missing Data


Expected Graduation: December 2016


Alma Mater: Old Dominion University, MS and BS

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

Graduate Student, Quantitative Psychology

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


Expected Graduation: May, 2020


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

 
Research Assistant, Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis

Graduate Student, Pubic Affairs and Administration

Research Interests: Education management and policy, public management, economics of education


Expected Graduation: May, 2018


Alma Mater: Monmouth University, MPP; Saint Joseph's University, BA.

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Research Assistant, Center for Research Methods and Data Analysis

Graduate Student, Educational Psychology

Research, Evaluation, Measurement and Statistics

Research Interests: Generalized latent variable models, multilevel modeling, model estimation techniques

Expected Graduation: May, 2018
 
Alma Mater: Bridgewater State University, B.S.

Affiliates

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

Ph.D., 1983, Columbia University

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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

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).

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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.

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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 »

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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Amber Watts
Assistant Professor, Clinical Psychology, Lifespan Institute, Gerontology Center

Ph.D., 2009, University of Southern California

Research Area:  Gerontology, bio-behavioral risk factors for cognitive decline & dementia, health behaviors, structural equation modeling and longitudinal methods, RCT

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

Ph.D., 2008, Arizona State University

Structural Equation Modeling, Longitudinal Modeling, Missing Data Estimation, Regression Modeling

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

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

Program evaluation, early childhood interventions, longitudinal research methods, secondary data analysis

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