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202A Hobbs

Research Area

  • Quantitative Methods
  • Education

    Postdoc, The University of of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2006

    Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2003

    M.A., The College of William & Mary, 1998

    Curriculum Vitae

    Current Courses

    Applied Nonparametric Statistics (Graduate; PSY-GS 8850 / PSY-PC 3749)


    Definitely interested in accepting new graduate students for Fall 2017


    American Educational Research Association (AERA, Division D)

    American Psychological Association (APA, Division 5)

    Association for Psychological Science (APS)

    Psychometric Society

    Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP)

    Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology (SMEP)

    Kristopher J. Preacher

    Associate Chair, Dept. of Psychology & Human Development
    Chancellor Faculty Fellow, Vanderbilt University

    Dr. Preacher is a Professor in the Quantitative Methods program. His research concerns the use (and combination) of structural equation modeling and multilevel modeling to model correlational and longitudinal data. Other interests include developing techniques to test mediation and moderation hypotheses, bridging the gap between substantive theory and statistical practice, and studying model evaluation and model selection in the application of multivariate methods to social science questions. He serves on the editorial boards of Psychological Methods, Multivariate Behavioral Research, and Communication Methods and Measures.