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(615) 322-8141

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  • Quantitative Methods
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    Ph.D. (Purdue University, 1976)

    James Steiger

    Professor of Psychology and Human Development, Emeritus

    Professor Steiger's research interests are (1) multivariate correlational methods, especially factor analysis, structural equation modeling, and methods for comparing and evaluating correlations, (2) power analysis and precision analysis, (3) the use of confidence intervals and tests of close fit to evaluate the fit of statistical models, (4) development of models for the distribution of multivariate statistical tests, and (5) development of statistical software.