Dr. Gochyyev’s research and teaching interests are in behavioral statistics, latent variable modeling, psychometrics, causal inference, and evaluation. His research spans areas such as structural equation modeling, multilevel and longitudinal modeling, hidden Markov and latent class models, multidimensional measurement, and survival models. His work was published in both national and international journals, including Measurement, Psychological Methods, Psychological Assessment, Criminal Justice and Behavior, Thinking Skills and Creativity, and Journal of Applied Measurement.

Dr. Gochyyev received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Berkeley in Quantitative Methods and Evaluation and his MA degree from the University of Arizona. He is also an ad-hoc reviewer for several journals and a review board member for the International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health.

  • MA, Educational Psychology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ
  • PhD, Quantitative Methods and Evaluation, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA

Research Interests

  • Structural Equation Modeling, Psychometrics, Multilevel/Longitudinal Modeling, Causal Inference.

Erler, K. S., Wu, R., DiCarlo, J. A., Petrilli, M. F., Gochyyev, P., Hochberg, L. R., Kautz, S. A., Schwamm, L. H., Cramer, S. C., Finklestein, S. P., & Lin, D. J. (2022). Association of Modified Rankin Scale with recovery phenotypes in patients with upper extremity weakness after stroke. Neurology. Advance online publication.

Gochyyev, P. (2022). Hidden Markov Model. The Encyclopedia of Research Design. Sage Publications: Thousand Oaks, CA.

Gochyyev, P. (2022). Item Analysis. The Encyclopedia of Research Design. Sage Publications: Thousand Oaks, CA.

Wilson, M., & Gochyyev, P. (2021). Having your cake and eating it too: multiple dimensions and a composite. Measurement 151.

Scalise, K., Wilson, M., & Gochyyev, P. (2021). A Taxonomy of Critical Dimensions at the Intersection of Learning Analytics and Educational Measurement. Frontiers in Education: Assessment, Testing and Applied Measurement.

van Cappelle, F., Chopra, V., Acker, J., & Gochyyev, P. (2021). An analysis of the reach and effectiveness of distance learning in India during school closures due to COVID-19. International Journal of Educational Development, 85.

Hermisson, S., and Gochyyev, P. (2021). Adolescents’ Views on Religion (s) and on Non-religious Worldviews. Religious Diversity at School: Educating for New Pluralistic Contexts, 15-39.

Koo, B, Bathia, S., Morell, L., Gochyyev, P., Phillips, M., Wilson, M., Smith, R. (2021). Examining the Effects of a Peer-Learning Research Community on the Development of Students’ Researcher Identity, Confidence, and STEM Interest & Engagement. Journal of STEM Outreach, 4 (1), 1-15.

Eno Louden, J., Gochyyev, P. and Skeem, J. (2020). Do specialty programs for justice-involved people with mental illness exacerbate stigma? Criminal Justice and Behavior. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pas0000672

Gochyyev, P., and Skeem, J. (2019). Efficiently assessing firm, fair & caring relationships: Short form of the dual role relationship inventory. Psychological Assessment, 31(3), 352-364. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pas0000672

Gochyyev, P., and Wilson, M. (2018). Hierarchical and higher-order factor structures in the Rasch tradition: A didactic. Journal of Applied Measurement 19(4), 338-362.

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