George Karabatsos, PhD
Professor of Educational Psychology
Building & Room:
1040 W. Harrison St. (M/C 147), Chicago, IL 60607
George Karabatsos is a professor of educational psychology whose research deals with the development and application of statistical models. His inquiry seeks to improve data analysis for regression and prediction, for causal analysis of educational and other interventions; and for the measurement of examinee performance. His work has been published in a number of peer-reviewed journals, and he has been Principal Investigator for research supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, The Spencer Foundation, and the National Institutes for Health. Karabatsos also serves as an associate editor for the journal Psychometrika.
1998 - PhD, University of Chicago, Department of Education
Program in Measurement, Evaluation, and Statistical Analysis (MESA)
Research Currently in Progress
My main research interests is to develop and apply contemporary statistical methods, for the purposes of improving the accuracy of conclusions in data analysis. My areas of interest include Bayesian nonparametric and parametric inference, hierarchical modeling, regression modeling, and psychometric modeling. I teach courses in Educational Measurement, Nonparametric Statistics, Hierarchical Linear Models, Item Response Theory, and Theory of Statistics.