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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. Yeh, Y.-L., Li, M., Kwok, O., & Chen, L.-S. (2019). Family health history of colorectal cancer: A structural equation model of factors influencing Chinese Americans[48]19 communication with family members. Translational Cancer Research, 8(Suppl4), S355-S365. [ISI 2018 impact factor: 1.070]

2. Zhao, S., Chen, W.J ., Dhar. S.U., Eble, T.N, Kwok O., & Chen, L.S. (2019). Genetic testing experiences among parents of children with autism spectrum disorders in the United States. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 49, 4821-4833. [ISI 2018 impact factor: 2.786] indexed in SCOPUS

3. *Yeh, Y.-C., Kwok, O., *Chien, H.-Y., Sweany, N.W., Baek, E., & McIntosh, W.A. (2019). How college students[48]19 achievement goal orientations predict their expected online learning outcome: The mediation roles of self-regulated learning strategies and supportive online learning behaviors. Online Learning Journal, 23(4), 23-41. doi:10.24059/olj.v23i4.2076 [SJR 2018 impact factor: 0.550]

4. Zhao, S., Chen, W.-J., Dhar, S. U., Eble, T. N., Kwok, O., Chen, L. S. (2019). Needs assessment in genetic testing education: A survey of parents of children with autism spectrum disorder in the United States. Autism Research, 12, 1162-1170. [ISI 2018 impact factor: 3.697] indexed in SCOPUS

5. Elliott, T. R., *Hsiao, Y.[48]13Y., Kimbrel, N. A., DeBeer, B. B., Gulliver, S. B., Kwok, O., Morissette, S. B., & Meyer, E. C. (2019). Resilience facilitates adjustment through greater psychological flexibility among Iraq/Afghanistan war veterans with and without mild traumatic brain injury. Rehabilitation Psychology, 64, 383-397. [ISI 2018 impact factor: 1.392]

6. Clemens, N. H., Oslund, E., Kwok, O., Fogarty, M., Simmons, D., & Davis, J. L. (2019). Skill moderators of the effects of a reading comprehension intervention. Exceptional Children, 85, 197-211. [ISI 2018 impact factor: 2.854]

7. Clemens, N. H., *Hsiao, Y., Simmons, L., Kwok, O., Greene, E., Soohoo, M., *Henri, M., *Luo, W., Alotaiba, S., & Rivas, B. (2019). The predictive validity of kindergarten progress monitoring measures across the school year: An application of dominance analysis. Assessment for Effective Intervention, 44, 241-255. [SJR 2018 impact factor: 0.730]

8. Chen, L.S., Yeh, Y., Goodson, P., Zhao, S., Jung, E., Muenzenberger, A., Kwok, O., Ma, P. (2019). Training Texas public health professionals and professionals-in-training in genomics. American Journal of Health Promotion, 33, 1159-1165. [ISI 2018 impact factor: 2.636]

9. 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]

10. 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]

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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.
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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