Advanced Methods at Purdue (AMAP) in the Behavioral, Health, and Social Sciences

Core Faculty

Shawn Bauldry

Affiliation: Sociology (CLA); Center on Aging and the Life Course
Office: STON 349
Email: sbauldry@purdue.edu
Specialization:  Quantitative methods; Statistics; Medical sociology; Stratification and inequality
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Robert Duncan

Affiliation: Human Development and Family Studies, Public Health (HHS); Policy, Center for Families
Office: Hanley 247
Email: duncan99@purdue.edu
Specialization:  Statistical methods (e.g., longitudinal modeling, multilevel modeling, and structural equation modeling); Early childhood development, interventions, and policies; Language environments; Executive function; Academic achievement
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Andrew Flachs

Affiliation: Anthropology (CLA); Global Studies
Office: STON 219B
Email: aflachs@purdue.edu
Specialization:  Environmental Anthropology, Political Ecology, Agriculture, Qualitative Methods, Food Studies, Ethnobiology, Alternative Agriculture including Genetically Modified Organisms and Organic agriculture, South Asia, North America, Eastern Europe
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Jeremy Foote

Affiliation: Brian Lamb School of Communication (CLA)
Office: BRNG 2156
Email: jdfoote@purdue.edu
Specialization:  online organizations
computational social science
collective behavior
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Tara Grillos

Affiliation: Political Science (CLA)
Office: BRNG 2254
Email: tgrillos@purdue.edu
Specialization: 

Public Policy
Environmental Politics and Policy
Comparative Politics

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Nilupa Gunaratna

Affiliation: Public Health (HHS); Women's Global Health Institute; Ingestive Behavioral Research Center
Office: Matthews 214E
Email: gunaratna@purdue.edu
Specialization:  Statistical methods (e.g., longitudinal modeling, multilevel modeling, and structural equation modeling); Early childhood development, interventions, and policies; Language environments; Executive function; Academic achievement
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Kristine Marceau 

Affiliation: Human Development and Family Studies (HHS); Psychological Sciences
Office: Hanley 225
Email: KristineMarceau@purdue.edu
Specialization:  Multilevel modeling, longitudinal data analysis, structural equation modeling, polygenic scores, quantitative genetic analyses (biometric modeling); sibling discordant designs, twin and family designs, adopted-at-birth designs, longitudinal designs
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Trenton Mize

Affiliation: Sociology (CLA)
Office: STON 328
Email: tmize@purdue.edu
Specialization:  Applied Statistics, Experimental Design, Computational Social Science, Social Psychology, Gender, Sexuality, Race/Ethnicity
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Erik Otárola-Castillo

Affiliation: Anthropology (CLA)
Office: STON 312
Email: eoc@purdue.edu
Specialization:  Evolution, ecology and diversity of behavior in prehistoric and modern populations of hunter-gatherers; effects that climatic change, variation of food-availability and-distribution had on the diet of some of the first North American native populations
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Laura Schwab-Reese

Affiliation: Public Health (HHS)
Office: MTHW 214 F
Email: lschwabr@purdue.edu
Specialization:  Child Maltreatment; Intimate Partner Violence; Mental Health; Qualitative Analysis; Community-Based Participatory Research
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Louis Tay

Affiliation: Psychological Sciences (HHS)
Office: PSYC Room 2120
Email: stay@purdue.edu
Specialization:  Measurement; Data Science; Well-Being; Organizational Psychology; Developmental Health and Wellness; Healthy Lifestyles and Vital Longevity; Sustainable Organizations and Thriving Communities
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Joan Timoneda

Affiliation: Political Science (CLA) 
Office: BRNG 2230
Email: timoneda@purdue.edu
Specialization:  Comparative Politics
Methods
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Giancarlo Visconti

Affiliation: Political Science (CLA)
Email: gviscont@purdue.edu
Specialization:  Comparative Politics; Methodology
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