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Steven Andrew Culpepper

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Contact Information

115 Illini Hall
725 S. Wright St.
M/C 374
Champaign, IL 61820

Research Interests

Psychometric models
Latent class models
Large-scale testing and assessment
Statistical computing


PhD, Educational Psychology, University of Minnesota, 2006
BS, Economics, Bowling Green State University, 2001

Additional Campus Affiliations

Data Science Founder Professorial Scholar, Statistics
Professor, Statistics
Professor, Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology
Professor, Psychology
Professor, Educational Psychology

Recent Publications

Aguinis, H., & Culpepper, S. A. (2024). Improving Our Understanding of Predictive Bias in Testing. Journal of Applied Psychology, 109(3), 402-414.

Courey, K. A., Oswald, F. L., & Culpepper, S. A. (2024). Clearer Analysis, Interpretation, and Communication in Organizational Research: A Bayesian Guide. Practical Assessment, Research and Evaluation, 29(1).

Liu, Y., & Culpepper, S. A. (2024). Restricted Latent Class Models for Nominal Response Data: Identifiability and Estimation. Psychometrika, 89(2), 592–625.

Bogdan, P. C., Dolcos, F., Moore, M., Kuznietsov, I., Culpepper, S. A., & Dolcos, S. (2023). Social Expectations are Primarily Rooted in Reciprocity: An Investigation of Fairness, Cooperation, and Trustworthiness. Cognitive Science, 47(8), Article e13326.

Chen, Y., Culpepper, S. A., & Chen, Y. (2023). Bayesian Inference for an Unknown Number of Attributes in Restricted Latent Class Models. Psychometrika, 88(2), 613-635.

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