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Assistant Professor Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, NY.
- Teaching, Graduate Courses: Personnel Selection, Introduction to Statistics, Factor Analysis, Psychometric Theory, Item Response Theory, Scaling, and Multiple Regression.
- Teaching, Undergraduate Courses:A year long course sequence in Statistical Methods and Research Design, a laboratory course in Psychological Testing during which students design and develop a psychological test, Industrial Organizational, and Introductory Psychology.
- Rated consistently in top 10% by students on course evaluation forms.
- Directed the statistical analysis and research design for a large number of dissertations.
- Developed numerous psychological tests, questionnaires, and surveys.
- Developed an instructor evaluation form instituted university wide.
- Lead consultant in the development of a student satisfaction survey for the university.
- Wrote many applications to score and generate interpretive reports for psychological and educational tests.
- Wrote applications for SMTP/POP email delivery, class record keeping and grading database, Internet connection maintainer.
- Designed and implemented a web site and email service for the Psychometrics Program, including web server installation and configuration.
- Investigated model-data fit indices utilizing Monte-Carlo data modeling/simulation techniques using SAS and Delphi.
President, White Crow software productions Stamford, CT. WWW.WhiteCrow.net
- White Crow Software Productions is a small software firm developing a suite of educational software designed to assist in the teaching of item response theory. Introductory instruction in Delphi and Perl is also available.
President, Odins Crows (virtual domain hosting) Stamford, CT. WWW.OdinsCrows.com.
- Odins Crows, originally a small independent IPP and now a reseller of IPP services, provides a complete range of Internet services including virtual domain hosting, domain registration, HTML design, CGI application development, and Internet consulting.
Program Director, Psychometrics Program, Department of Psychology, Fordham University, Bronx, NY.
- Managed and supervised the program staff.
- Functioned as faculty advisor to all psychometric students.
- Development of the psychometric curriculum, class scheduling, and coordination of comprehensive exams.
- Member of the departments executive committee.
- Headed committees on faculty assessment, search for a new faculty member, and merit pay.
- Developed the criteria used to determine meritorious performance for university faculty.
- Directed the complete restructuring of the psychometrics program. Including:
- Institution of an internship program,
- Development of student professional organization (APS),
- Creation of an university wide statistical consulting service,
- Establishment of outreach programs to recruit and retain outstanding students and faculty,
- Restructuring the curriculum.
Project Director, Adaptive Test Development, Assessment Systems Corporation, St. Paul, MN
- Directed the nation-wide development of a computerized adaptive test battery designed to measure basic math and reading skills; and used as a screening and diagnostic device for applicants to vocational-technical programs.
- Managed the staff of 10, providing guidance, supervision, feedback, and direction.
- Designed and implemented the instrument design, item generation, test construction, data generation, data collection, and data analysis.
- Responsible for coordinated of satellite sites and negotiated to obtain new data collection sites.
- Designed the database for the adaptive test item banks.
Research Coordinator, Vocational Assessment Project, University of Minnesota, MN.
- Coordinated the research projects for the Vocational Assessment Project (VAP). The largest project was the development of a parallel form of the Dept. of Labors General Aptitude Test Battery.
- Helped design and conduct all item writing, test design, data collection, and psychometric analysis.
- Provided feedback to other team members on how the subtests could be improved.
- Computerized the assessment and record-keeping procedures for the Vocational Assessment Clinic
- Responsible for the installation, care, and upkeep of the VAP microcomputers.
- Other projects included the identification of reinforcer patterns found in post-employment activities among retirees, and the development of the Minnesota Occupational Classification System-III.
Assistant Director, Vocational Psychology Research, University of Minnesota, MN.
- Migrated existing mainframe software to PC environment.
- Wrote scoring programs for the three most popular VPR assessment instruments including the most frequently used measure of job satisfaction. The program scored scanned preformatted answer sheets, then produced detailed diagnostic reports which were returned to the clients.
- Coordinated scoring of the Minnesota Importance Questionnaire, Minnesota Satisfactoriness Scale, and the Minnesota Job Description Questionnaire
- Designed and maintained database system to allow access to future analysis.
- Designed and conducted research on the various instruments.
- Supervised the support staff of VPR.
Completed Ph.D. programs in both Psychometric Methods and Counseling Psychology, Department of Psychology, 1994, University of Minnesota, MN.
BA, 1978, Macalester College, St. Paul, MN Major: Psychology
Dawis, R. V., Dohm, T. E., Lofquist L. H., Chartrand, J. M., Due, A. M., (1987). Minnesota Occupational Classification System III. Minneapolis: Vocational Psychology Research, Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota.
Reise, S. P., & Due, A. M. (1992). Test characteristics and their influence on the detection of aberrant response patterns. Applied Psychological Measurement, 15, 217-226
National Council on Measurement in Education
American Psychological Association, Division 5
American Psychological Society
|American Educational Research Association
American Statistical Association
HTML writers guild
International Webmasters Association
Operating Systems: DOS, Windows 95, VMS, UNIX (FreeBSD), CP/M.
Software Expertise: SPSS, Word, FrontPage, OReillys WebSite and WebBoard, Access, Excel; Experience with Apache.
- Exceptional teaching, communication and interpersonal skills.
- Able to find creative solutions to difficult problems through the application of excellent analytic skills.
- Outstanding initiative.
- Thrives in a challenging work environment that requires learning new skills, flexibility and adaptation.
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