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Core Faculty

Bauer, Daniel
362A Davie Hall

Dr. Bauer studies psychometrics, statistical models for developmental data, multi-level and non-linear models, structural equation modeling, cluster analysis, and finite mixture models. Visit him online: Daniel J. Bauer, Ph.D.

Potentially taking new students for Fall of 2024.

Bollen, Kenneth
Immerwahr Distinguished Professor
358A Davie Hall
(919) 843-1992 | (919) 962-7501

Dr. Bollen studies structural equation models, longitudinal methods, and latent curve models. Visit him online: Kenneth A. Bollen, Ph.D.

Curran, Patrick
Professor | Quantitative Psychology Program Director
356 Davie Hall
(919) 962-5235

Dr. Curran studies structural equation and multi-level modeling of longitudinal data, integrative data analysis and the fitting of models to data pooled over multiple independent data sources, and the risk and protective factors associated with the onset and escalation of alcohol and drug use in children and adolescents. Visit him online: Patrick J. Curran, Ph.D.

Potentially taking new students for Fall of 2024.

Gates, Kathleen
Associate Professor
344A Davie Hall
(919) 962-4947

Dr. Gates studies time series analysis, structural equation modeling, Fourier analysis, graph theory, and develops, tests, and disseminates programs for use with intensive longitudinal data such as psychophysiological and dyadic interaction. Visit her online: Katie Gates, Ph.D..

Potentially taking new students for Fall of 2024.

Gonzalez, Oscar
Assistant Professor
337A Davie Hall
(919) 962-2127

Dr. Gonzalez studies statistical mediation, machine learning/data mining, and psychometrics and how these statistical methods can help identify, evaluate, and measure mechanisms of behavior change in interventions or prevention programs. Visit him online: Oscar Gonzalez, Ph.D.

Potentially taking new students for Fall of 2024.

Hallquist, Michael
Associate Professor
250 Davie Hall
(919) 445-2369

Dr. Hallquist studies the development of interpersonal functioning and maladaptive personality features in young people from a decision neuroscience perspective. Visit him online: Developmental Personality Neuroscience Lab.

Potentially taking new students for Fall of 2024.

Halpin, Peter
Adjunct Associate Professor | School of Education
339 Davie Hall | 111 Peabody Hall
(919) 962-7528

Dr. Halpin specializes in psychometrics and educational measurement and seeks to develop innovative and rigorous statistical methodology to address pressing issues that arise in educational research, practice, and policy. Visit him online: Peter Halpin, Ph.D.

Potentially taking new students for Fall of 2024.

Panter, Abigail
Professor | Senior Associate Dean for Undergraduate Education
353A Davie Hall
(919) 962-4012

Dr. Panter studies evaluation methodology, measurement and testing, advanced quantitative methods, survey methodology, evaluation of HIV/AIDS service and educational programs, substance abuse, educational diversity, and professional advancement educational programs. Visit her online: Abigail T. Panter, Ph.D.

Emeritus Faculty

Cramer, Elliot
Professor Emeritus


Fillenbaum, Samuel
Retired Faculty
343 Davie Hall
(919) 962-4002

MacCallum, Robert
Retired Faculty
339 Davie Hall
(919) 962-4016

Thissen, David
Professor Emeritus
304 Davie Hall

Adjunct Faculty

Adjunct Faculty have official appointments with the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and assist the Department by collaborating with faculty, mentoring doctoral students, or teaching undergraduates.


Affiliated Faculty

Affiliated Faculty have primary appointments outside of the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience. They may be faculty members at other departments, schools, and research units on campus or with other universities in the area.

Dong, Nianbo
Affiliated Faculty | School of Education
116 Peabody Hall
(919) 843-9553

Greene, Jeff
Affiliated Faculty | School of Education
101A Peabody Hall
(919) 962-4435

Pipiras, Vladas
Affiliated Faculty | Department of Statistics & Operations Research
320 Hanes Hall
(919) 843-2430