My name is Jihong Zhang, a doctorial student at University of Iowa, as a part of the Department of Psychological and Quantitative Foundations in the College of Education.
My research interests mainly focus on the Bayesian Diagnostic Classification Models (DCMs) - a special kind of Item Response Model and the model checking method, as applied in the psychological, educational, and social sciences. I seek to improve the utility of advanced psychometric modeling and provide easy-to-use tools or softwares for researchers.
Ph.D in Educational Measurement & Statistics , 2022
University of Iowa
MS in Educational Psychology, 2019
University of Kansas
BS in Applied Psychology, 2012
A brief introduction of using Network Model to visualize latent attributes’ hierarchy of Diagnostic Modeling.
I am a teaching instructor for the following courses at University of Kansas: