Methods Center

Dr. Zachary Roman

Postdoctoral Researcher

Office

Quantitative Methods of Intervention and Evaluation

University of Zurich

zacharyjoseph.romanspam prevention@uzh.ch

Research Interests

  • Auto-regressive approaches for modeling spatial and social dependence with an emphasis on developments in Structural Equation Models (SEM).
  • Novel implementations of latent classification models such as mixture modeling and dynamic latent class approaches.

Curriculum Vitae

since 2019
Curriculum Vitae

Department of Psychology, Psychological Methods, Evaluation, and Statistics at University of Zurich | 70% Research, 20% Teaching, 10% Consultation

2016-2019
Ph.D. Quantitative Psychology, Doctoral Minor in Computer Science

at University of Kansas

2014-2016
M.S. in Quantitative Psychology

at Illinois State University | Thesis: Evaluating Cross-Battery Assessment: A Monte Carlo Study

2011-2014
B.A. in Psychology, Minor in Sociology

at Ohio University

Publications

Selected Publications

  • Roman, Z. J., Brandt, H., (2021). A Latent Auto-regressive Approach for Bayesian Structural Equation Modeling of Spatially or Socially Dependent Data, Multivariate Behavioral Research. Article
  • Ho, A. T., Roman, Z. J., Wu, M. Y., (In press). Big Data applications: exploratory data analytics of public safety concerns. In Welch, E., (.Ed) Electronic government Research Handbook, IGI Global
  • Knopf-Amelung, S., Brommelsiek, M., Peterson, J. A., Roman, Z., & Graybill, T. L. (2018). Developing a measure for health professionals’ attitudes toward veterans. Journal of Nursing Education and Practice, 8(7), 60-67. Article
  • Schneider, W. J., & Roman, Z. (2018). Fine-tuning cross-battery assessment procedures: After follow-up testing, use all valid scores, cohesive or not. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 36(1), 34-54. Article
  • Roman, Z. J. (2016). Optimizing cross-battery assessment procedures for reading-based specific learning disorder diagnosis: A Monte Carlo study. Illinois State University. [Master’s Thesis]
  • Mann, T. D., Hund, A. M., Hesson‐McInnis, M. S., & Roman, Z. J., (2017). Pathways to school readiness: Executive functioning predicts academic and social–emotional aspects of school readiness. Mind, Brain, and Education, 11(1), 21-31. Article
  • Jadallah, M., Hund, A. M., Thayn, J., Studebaker, J. G., Roman, Z. J., & Kirby, E. (2017). Integrating geospatial technologies in fifth-grade curriculum: Impact on spatial ability and map-analysis skills. Journal of Geography, 116(4), 139-151. Article

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