Meet the experts
World-leading experts in statistics for human and social sciences will impart a series of plenary sessions on January 18th, 2019. Take advantage of this opportunity and discuss your own research in the parallel, interactive sessions on January 19th.
Statistical Consultant, Data-Graph
Amir Hefetz earned his PhD from the University of Haifa in public administration. His background includes economics, marketing and planning. He is currently a statistical consultant at “Data Graph Statistical Consulting” where he develops modeling strategies for academic and professional researchers in fields such as education, management, psychology and marketing.
Associate Scientist, University of Kansas
Dr. Hoffman's program of research seeks to empirically examine and to thoughtfully disseminate how developments in quantitative psychology can best be utilized to advance empirical work in psychology, human development, and other social sciences. In 2015 she published the textbook Longitudinal Analysis: Modeling Within-Person Fluctuation and Change.
Professor, University of Kansas
The main focus of Dr. Templin's research is in the field of diagnostic classification models—psychometric models that seek to provide multiple reliable scores from educational and psychological assessments. He also studies Bayesian statistics, as applied in psychometrics, broadly.