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Deborah Bandalos – Ph.D.

Assessment and Measurement Program Director


  • Ph.D. University of Maryland, College of Education – Measurement & Statistics
  • M.Ed., University of Maryland, College of Education – School Counseling /Statistics
  • B.A., The American University, Washington, D.C. – International Affairs

Scholarly Interests/Research Topics

  • Structural Equation modeling
  • Instrument development and validation
  • Exploratory factor analysis


  • The Department of Graduate Psychology is pleased to announce the following PGSC Faculty Award Winners:
    Outstanding Teaching: Dr. Jack Presbury
    Outstanding Service: Dr. Tammy Gilligan
    Outstanding Scholarship: Dr. Keston Fulcher
  • May 12 August 15
    JMU Summer Hours
    Offices are open Monday through Thursday from 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. and on Friday from 8:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon
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