- Visiting Professor
- Orlando – OTC 600 Bldg. 281G
Shiyang is a visiting assistant professor in I/O Psychology. She received her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology (Measurement), M.A. in Educational Psychology (Learning & Cognition), and M.S. in Statistics, all from the University of Minnesota Twin Cities. Her research focuses on the psychological and educational measurement, especially the methodology improvement that leads to assessments with better psychometric qualities. Her interests include: 1) developing and improving standardized or adaptive tests to assess a wide range of psychological and educational attributes; 2) understanding the relationships among observed and latent variables using latent variable methods such as item response theory models; 3) applying and refining statistical models and exploiting computational psychometrics to address questions in social and behavioral sciences. She was a consultant intern at the clinical assessment division of Pearson.