Faculty

Luke Thelen, Ph.D.

Lecturer

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BA in Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Amherst
MA and PhD in Environmental Psychology, University of California, Irvine

Dr. Luke Thelen is currently at Hiner & Partners, Inc. and is an experienced statistician and methodologist in market research and academic psychology. He serves as a consultant to both his co-workers and clients on issues related to statistics, data analysis, data management, and research methods. His expertise includes conjoint, finite mixture modeling, structural equation modeling, factor analysis, regression, and ANOVA; as well as many other inferential and descriptive statistics. He also conducts qualitative one-on-ones and in-depth interviews.

He has over 25 years of experience in research within the fields of marketing and psychology. Dr. Thelen is a former Research Faculty at the University of California, Irvine for the NICHD Study of Early Child Care where he served as the on-site statistician.

Dr. Thelen teaches Applied Research Methods and Advanced Workshop in Quantitative Methods for our program.