Dr. Randall E. Schumacker

Dr. Randall E. Schumacker Dr. Randall E. Schumackeris Professor in Educational Research at the University of Alabama. Dr. Schumacker was the founder, editor (1994-1998), and is the current emeritus editor of Structural Equation Modeling: A Multidisciplinary Journal. He also founded the Structural Equation Modeling Special Interest Group at the American Educational Research Association.


BS Psychology, Western Illinois University

MS AJ (Counseling) Southern Illinois University

PhD Educational Psychology, Southern Illinois University

Areas of Expertise:

Structural Equation Modeling

Multiple Regression

Multivariate Statistics

Psychometric Theory

Assessment and certification exams

Computer adaptive testing

Latent Trait and Generalizability Theory

Program evaluation and assessment

Research Design and Mixed Methods


Co-author, A Beginner's Guide to Structural Equation Modeling (Routledge Academic, 2010)

Co-editor, New Developments and Techniques in Structural Equation Modeling (Psychology Press, 2001)

Co-editor, Interaction and Nonlinear Effects in Structural Equation Modeling (Psychology Press, 1998)

Co-editor, Advanced Structural Equation Modeling: Issues and Techniques (Psychology Press, 1996)


Website links:

Advanced Structural Equation Modeling
Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling (SEM)

Instructor at Statistics.com since June 2005


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