Larry Price, Director, Methodology, Measurement and Statistical Analysis (MMSA)
Larry R. Price, Ph.D., PStat is Director of the Methodology, Measurement and Statistical Analysis (MMSA) at Texas State University, a university-wide role that involves conceptualizing and writing the analytic segments of large-scale competitive grant proposals for funding agencies such as the Department of Education/Institute of Education Sciences, National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health and the Department of Defense in collaboration with interdisciplinary research teams.
Dr. Price is also Professor of Psychometrics & Statistics with faculty appointments in the College of Education and Department of Mathematics (by courtesy). Prior to arriving at Texas State University, he served as a Psychometrician and Statistician for the Emory University School Medicine, Departments of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences and Psychology from 1996 to 1999. Between 1999 and 2002, Dr. Price was employed at The Psychological Corporation in San Antonio as a Psychometrician/Statistician where his work focused on improving the psychometric properties of the Wechsler Scales of Intelligence Memory (e.g., WISC-III, WISC-IV, WMS-III, and WPPSI-III), and Achievement (WIAT-II) and other psychological measures such as the Beck Depression Inventory (BDI) and Clinical Evaluation of Language Fundamentals (CELF-IV). Dr. Price is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Division 5 – Evaluation, Measurement & Statistics, and Accredited Professional Statistician of the American Statistical Association. He has presented, published in and/or reviews for publications such as Structural Equation Modeling, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Journal of Educational & Behavioral Statistics, Psychological Assessment, Neuroimage, Human Brain Mapping, Elementary School Journal, Journal of Experimental Education, and The Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology and the Oxford Handbook of Quantitative Methods. He is currently writing a textbook tilted Psychometric Methods: Theory into Practice to be published in 2015 by Guilford Press.