James Madison University
PHOTO:Dena A. Pastor

Dena A. Pastor, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Graduate Psychology
Associate Assessment Specialist

Education


  • Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin (2001) Concentration: Educational Psychology/Measurement and Statistics
  • B.A., University of Texas at Austin (1995) Concentration: Psychology

Scholarly Interests/Research Topics


  • Hierarchical linear modeling
  • Growth Modeling
  • Explanatory item response modeling
  • Mixture modeling
  • Instrument development and validation

Announcements


  • The Department of Graduate Psychology is pleased to announce the Annual Symposium in Research and Practice will be held this coming Friday, April 18th, from 9:00 am – 4:00 pm in various rooms in Taylor Hall. This is an opportunity for students from our Programs to make presentations on their research interests. Dr. Lennis Echterling, the CHBS Madison Scholar for 2013-2014, will open the event with a keynote address titled Grandma’s Lesson and Other Studies of Crises, Disasters, and Resilience” in Taylor 306.
  • April 23
    DC-Maryland-VA: Alumni Online Speed Networking
  • May 9-10
    Commencement Ceremonies
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  • May 20
    Richmond, VA: Alumni Networking Event
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