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bauer Bauer, Daniel J.
Professor

362A Davie Hall
Department of Psychology
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3270

Email:  dbauer@email.unc.edu
Phone:  919-962-4020
Areas of Research
: Psychometrics, statistical models for developmental data, multilevel and nonlinear models, structural equation modeling, cluster analysis, and finite mixture models.
Links: Website

Bollen, Kenneth A.
Distinguished Professor

304 Davie Hall
Department of Psychology
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3270

Email: bollen@unc.edu
Phone: 919.962.7051
Areas of Research: Structural equation models, longitudinal methods, latent curve models.
Links: CV

  castro-schilo Castro-Schilo, Laura
Assistant Professor

337-A Davie Hall
Department of Psychology
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3270

Email:  lcastro@email.unc.edu
Phone:  919-962-2127
Areas of Research: Structural equation models for the analysis of short-term and long-term change, multitrait-multimethod measurement models and their application in longitudinal investigations, individual-level models to understand intra-individual dynamics, and factors that influence well-being in the Mexican-origin population.
LinksWebsite

 curran Curran, Patrick
Professor and Director of Quantitative Psychology
Director, L.L. Thurstone Psychometric Laboratory

356 Davie Hall
Department of Psychology
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3270

Email:  curran@unc.edu
Phone: 919-962-5235
Areas of Research: Structural equation and multilevel modeling of longitudinal data; integrative data analysis and the fitting of models to data pooled over multiple independent data sources; risk and protective factors associated with onset and escalation of alcohol and drug use in children and adolescents. 
Links: Website

 gates Gates, Kathleen (Katie)
Assistant Professor

344-A Davie Hall
Department of Psychology
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3270

Email:  gateskm@email.unc.edu
Phone:  919-962-4947
Areas of Research
: Time series analysis, structural equation modeling, Fourier analysis, graph theory. Develops, tests, and disseminates programs for use with intensive longitudinal data such as psychophysiological (functional MRI & heart rate variability), daily diary, and dyadic interaction (e.g., mother-infant).
Links: Website

 panter Panter, Abigail
Professor
Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education

353A Davie Hall
Department of Psychology
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3270

Email:  panter@unc.edu
Phone: 919-962-4012
Areas of Research: Evaluation methodology, measurement and testing, advanced quantitative methods, survey methodology. Content expertise related to personality, evaluation of HIV/AIDS service and educational programs, substance abuse, status of women, educational diversity, and professional advancement educational programs.
Links: Website

 thissen Thissen, David
Professor

358 Davie Hall
Department of Psychology
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3270

Email:  dthissen@email.unc.edu
Phone: 919-962-5036
Areas of Research: Psychometrics, item response theory, statistical models for developmental data, graphical data analysis.
Links: Website