PHOTO: Brian Leventhal

Brian Leventhal, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Graduate Psychology


  • Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh (2017). Concentration: Research Methodology, Measurement, and Statistics
  • M.A., University of Pittsburgh (2013). Concentration: Applied Statistics
  • B.S., Clarkson University (2011). Concentration: Mathematics


  • SAS Certified Specialist: Base Programming Using SAS 9.4, SAS Global Certification Program, 2021

Scholarly Interests/Research Topics

  • Multidimensional Item response Theory
  • Bayesian applications within Item Response Theory
  • Classification Errors
  • Survey Development and Response Styles
  • Research in Statistical Education