Jay Verkuilen appointed to the Graduate Center

Jay Verkuilen

Assistant Professor, Ph.D. Program in Educational Psychology

 Jay Verkuilen comes to the Graduate Center from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Verkuilen’s work combines an interest in important psychological issues with a strong background in theoretical statistics and computer programming. He has applied statistical methodology to important data analysis problems in educational psychology, psychology, and the social sciences. In psychometrics, he has done innovative work in the development of new statistical models for analyzing psychological test data and paired comparison data. He has also studied important generalizations of Item Response Theory, the statistical model that underlies the current use of computer adaptive tests. Verkuilen holds A.B., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Photo: A. Poyo

Submitted on: AUG 1, 2007

Category: New Appointments to the GC