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Mail Stop: 4225
Office Phone: (979) 458-1407
Primary Emphasis Area: Learning Sciences
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Short Bio
Oi-Man Kwok received his Ph.D. in 2005 from Arizona State University. He is a Professor of the Educational Psychology department (Research, Measurement, and Statistics program) at Texas A&M University. His research interests include examining the methodological issues of both multilevel models and structural equation models, and the applications of these models in different educational and psychological research. He has coauthored more than 80 peer-reviewed journal articles. He has also been extensively involving in federally funded projects with a total funding (including both ongoing and completed projects) over 10 million dollars. Dr. Kwok received the Outstanding New Faculty Award from the College of Education & Human Development (CEHD) in 2007, and was selected as the Yates Faculty Fellow of CEHD in 2009. He has also served as the chair of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Multilevel Modeling Special Interest Group (MLM-SIG) from 2012 to 2013. Dr. Kwok teaches graduate level research and educational statistics courses. He has been recognized for his outstanding teaching with the 2010 Teaching Excellence Award from the Texas A&M University System. He has also been very active in mentoring graduate students and has graduated more than ten of his own doctoral students with a PhD; seven of them currently hold faculty positions at US or international universities. He is now chairing 5 doctoral students and has served on more than 50 doctoral committees (39 of them have completed their PhDs) within and outside of CEHD (e.g., Accounting, Architecture, Communication, Management, Psychology, and Sociology).
Research Interests
Health Related Quality of Life
Longitudinal Data Analysis
Mediation Analysis
Publications (journal articles, books, book chapters)*

1. Meyer, E. C., Walser, R., Hermann, B., La Bash, H., DeBeer, B. B., Morissette, S. B., Kimbrel, N. A., Kwok, O., Batten, S. V., & Schnurr, P. P. (2018). Acceptance and commitment therapy for co-occurring posttraumatic stress disorder and alcohol use disorders in veterans: Pilot treatment outcomes. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 31, 781-789. [ISI 2017 impact factor: 2.456]

2. Gagne, J. R., *Chang, C., Fang, H., Spann, C., & Kwok, O. (2018). A multimethod study of inhibitory control and behavioral problems in preschoolers. Infant and Child Development, 2018;e2115. [ISI 2017 impact factor: 1.289]

3. Brocato, B. & Kwok, O. (2018). Competing institutional logics and teaching effectiveness in traditional and online university classrooms. The Journal of Public and Professional Sociology, 10(1):5. [ISI 2017 impact factor: N/A]

4. Chen, L, Zhao, S., Stelzig, D., Dhar, S., Eble, T., *Yeh, Y., & Kwok, O. (2018). Development and evaluation of a genomics training program for community health workers in Texas. Genetics in Medicine, 20, 1030-1037. [ISI 2017 impact factor: 9.937]

5. *Hsiao, Y., Kwok, O., *Lai, M. H. C. (2018). Evaluation of two methods for modeling measurement errors when testing interaction effects with observed composite scores. Educational and Psychological Measurement. 78, 181-202. [ISI 2017 impact factor: 1.663]

6. *Lai, M. H. C., Kwok, O., *Hsiao, Y., & *Qian, C. (2018). Finite population correction for two-level hierarchical linear models. Psychological Methods. 23, 94-112. [ISI 2017 impact factor: 6.485]

7. Pollard-Durodola, S. D., Gonzalez, J. E., Saenz, L. M., Resendez, N., Kwok, O., *Zhu, L., & Davis, H. (2018). The effects of content-enriched shared book reading versus vocabulary-only discussions on the vocabulary outcomes of preschool dual language learners. Early Education and Development, 29, 245-265. [ISI 2017 impact factor: 1.370]

8. *Kim, M., *Hsu, H., Kwok, O., & Seo, S. (2018). The optimal starting model to search for the accurate growth trajectory in latent growth models. Frontiers in Psychology (Quantitative Psychology and Measurement), 9:349. [ISI 2017 impact factor: 2.089]

9. Fogarty, M., Clemens, N., Simmons, D., Anderson, L., Davis, J., Smith, A., *Wang, H., Kwok, O., Simmons, L. E., & Oslund, E. (2017). Impact of a technology-mediated reading intervention on adolescents[48]19 reading comprehension. Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 10, 326-353. [ISI 2016 impact factor: 1.310] *

10. Elliott, T., *Hsiao, Y. Y., Kimbrel, N., Meyer, E., DeBeer, B., Gulliver, S. B., Kwok, O., & Morissette, S. B. (2017). Resilience and traumatic brain injury among Iraq/Afghanistan war veterans; Differential patterns of adjustment and quality of life. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 73, 1160-1178. [ISI 2016 impact factor: 2.123] *

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* Publication was joint-authored with students
Diss Publication was from a dissertation
ROS Publication was from a record of study

College of Education and Human Development Grants and Contracts (Current)

Knowledge, Attitudes, and Education Needs regarding Genetics among Early Childhood Special Education Teachers in Taiwan: A Mixed Methods Study. (Co-PI)
Chiang Ching-Kuo Foundation (Private)
2019/07/01 - 2021/06/30
Total Funding: 24,000.

T3 - Understanding Online Learners: The Development of the Online-Learning Readiness Scale (ORES). (PI)
TAMU T3 (State)
2018/04/01 - 2020/03/31
Total Funding: 33,000.
Courses Taught
Former Doctoral Students
Wen Luo (Summer, 2007), Ph.D.
Qi Chen (Summer, 2008), Ph.D.
Yuanyuan Zou (Summer, 2009), Ph.D.
Hsien-Yuan Hsu (Fall, 2009), Ph.D.
Yuan-Hsuan Lee (Summer, 2010), Ph.D.
Jiun-Yu Wu (Summer, 2010), Ph.D.
Min Jung Kim (Spring, 2012), Ph.D.
Qiong Zhou (Summer, 2013), Ph.D.
Myung Hee Im (Summer, 2014), Ph.D.
Hok Lai (Summer, 2015), Ph.D.
Leina Zhu (Fall, 2015), Ph.D.
Qian Cao (Fall, 2016), Ph.D.
Yu-Yu Hsiao (Summer, 2017), Ph.D.
Alyce Janine Odasso (Summer, 2017), Ph.D.
Maria Antoun Henri (Fall, 2018), Ph.D.
Yun Li (Fall, 2018), Ph.D.
Editorial Positions

Editorial Board Member (2018 - ). Structural Equation Modeling

Editorial Board Member (2010 - ). Frontiers in Quantitative Psychology and Measurement

Editorial Board Member (2007 - 2010). Psychological Methods


(2019). Senior Scholar Research Excellence award EPSY Dept.  Sr. Scholar Research Excellence award

(2018). 2018 Outstanding Service Award EPSY Department.  EPSY, CEHD TAMU

(2018). 2018 Outstanding Faculty Mentoring Award.  CEHD, TAMU

(2016-2016). EPSY Outstanding Research Award 2016.  EPSY, TAMU

(2016-2017). Transforming Lives Faculty Fellow.  CEHD, TAMU

(2016-2017). Outstanding Research Award 2016.  EPSY, TAMU

(2009). Faculty Fellow.  Yates Faculty Fellow, College of Education and Human Development

(2007). Outstanding New Faculty Award.  College of Education and Human Development

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