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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

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.

Culpepper, S. A. (2023). A Note on Weaker Conditions for Identifying Restricted Latent Class Models for Binary Responses. Psychometrika, 88(1), 158-174.

Culpepper, S. A., & Balamuta, J. J. (2023). Inferring Latent Structure in Polytomous Data with a Higher-Order Diagnostic Model. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 58(2), 368-386.

Culpepper, S. A., & Xu, G. (2023). Introduction to JEBS Special Issue on Diagnostic Statistical Models. Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 48(6), 687-689.

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