Statistics, Data Analysis & Research Methods Expert

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Eight years hands-on experience using statistics and data analytics to design, implement, and analyze quantitative and qualitative research projects and surveys for large data sets.

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EDUCATION

2015 M.A. Psychological Research

California State University, Long Beach (CSULB): Research Assistant, Teaching Assistant, & Graduate Assistant. Concentration in Research Methodology, Statistical Analysis, and Quantitative Methods.

Research Courses:

  • Covered logic, application, and limitations of multivariate (multiple independent and dependent variables) statistics. Topics included multivariate analysis of variance, single and multiple correlation/regression, logistic regression, factor analysis, and structural equation modeling (path analysis).
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  • Focused on the logic, application, and interpretation of analysis of variance (ANOVA) models in addition to other statistical procedures. Various issues of research design and experimentation were also covered.
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  • Basic theoretical concepts of statistics and use of these concepts in selection and development of model testing, hypothesis testing and parameter estimation procedures. Both single measure (univariate) and correlation (bivariate) concepts were included.
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  • Foundations of computer technology and its application to psychology. Emphasis on real-time control by digital computers in psychological research and applications. HTML5, CSS3, Adobe Dreamweaver, & Visual Basic.
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  • Preparation and completion of thesis proposal for preliminary oral examination. Power calculations, research methods, and statistical concepts and procedures. Ethics, human subjects protection and responsible conduct of research. This course included the required comprehensive examination for MA Research students.
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  • Theoretical and experimental problems in psychology requiring intensive analysis.
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  • Planning, preparation, and completion of a thesis in psychology.
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  • Critical examination of interpersonal relations, social influence, group membership and influence, and intergroup relations.
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  • Theories of personality structure, dynamics, and development. Critical examination of research deriving from different theoretical approaches.
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  • Consideration of theoretical and methodological issues in life span developmental psychology. Critical examination of research on selected topics, including development of physiological function, intelligence, language, learning processes, sensory processes, perception, personality and social behavior.
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  • Covered logic, application, and limitations of multivariate (multiple independent and dependent variables) statistics. Topics included multivariate analysis of variance, single and multiple correlation/regression, logistic regression, factor analysis, and structural equation modeling (path analysis).

2007 - B.A. Double Major, Psychology & English

California State University, Long Beach (CSULB): Magna Cum Laude, President’s List, 3.88 GPA

Research Courses:

  • This course is an introduction to the elements of statistical analysis. Applications to business, the biological sciences and the social sciences are emphasized.
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  • The course examines the concepts, ethics, methods, implementation and presentation of research in the cognitive, behavioral and social sciences.
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OVERVIEW

8 yrs Experience

Research Analyst IV

1 Year
Social Services Agency of Orange County

Adjunct Professor

2 Years
Orange Coast College

Master's Thesis Research Project & Research Assistant

3 Years
Thesis Research Project; Research Assistant at CSULB for Dr. Amirkhan

Research Assistant

3 Years
Motorcycle Saftey Foundation


Education

Master's Degree

Psychological Research

Bachelor's Degree

Double Major, Psychology & English
California State University, Long Beach
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