Methodological Consultative Services
CPC Methodological Consultative Services provides advice on methodology to faculty fellows undertaking population research through the center. In appropriate circumstances, and at the specific request of a CPC fellow, methodology services may be extended to postdoctoral scholars, predoctoral trainees, and staff members working with CPC faculty.
The faculty members of the Methodological Consultative Services, along with examples of their methodological expertise, are listed below:
Clare Barrington (Health Behavior): qualitative research; mixed methods; longitudinal qualitative studies; qualitative evaluation; narrative.
Kenneth Bollen (Psychology & Neuroscience, Sociology): structural equation models; measurement and measurement errors; factor analysis; latent variable modeling; probit/logistic regression; regression diagnostics.
Amy Herring (Biostatistics): missing data; longitudinal and multivariate data; Bayesian methods.
Chirayath M. Suchindran (Biostatistics): formal demographic techniques; sample design; power analysis; event history models; survey methods; weighting, machine learning.
Fellows interested in methodological advice should contact one of the above faculty members as early in the planning process as possible. For general issues about the Methodological Consultative Services, contact Kenneth Bollen.