The Power of Crossing SIBTEST. (Li, Z.) Applied Psychological Measurement. (2019-2020)
How Does Inquiry-Based Scientific Investigation Relate to the Development of Students’ Science Knowledge, Knowing, Applying, and Reasoning? An Examination of TIMSS Data. (with Zhang, L.) Canadian Journal of Science, Mathematics and Technology Education. (2019)
Shared knowledge between reading and writing among middle school adolescent readers. (with Proctor, C. P. Daley, S., Xu, Y., Graham, S. & Hall, T.) Elementary School Journal. (2019)
Developmental and contextual correlates of mental health and help seeking among Asian American college students. (with Tummala_Narra, P. Chang, J. , Yang, E., Jiang, J. Sagherian, M., Phan, J. & Alfonso,A.) American Journal of Orthopsychiatry (2018)
A Regularization Method for Detecting Differential Item Functioning under the Framework of Generalized Linear Models. (with Jiang, J.) In JSM Proceedings, Statistical Learning and Data Science Section. Baltimore, MD: American Statistical Association. (2017)
Coping Measurement: Creating Short Form of Coping and Adaptation Processing Scale Using Item Response Theory and Patients Dealing with Chronic and Acute Health Conditions. (with Roy,C., Bakan, G., Nguyen, T.) Applied Nursing Research. (2016)
Adolescent judgments and reasoning about the exclusion of peers with social disabilities. (with Bottema-Beutel, K.) Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.(2015)
A generalized formula for the power of the Mantel-Haenszel test for differential item functioning. (Li, Z.) Applied Psychological Measurement. (2015)
Power and sample size calculations for logistic regression tests for differential item functioning. (Li, Z.) Journal of Educational Measurement. (2014)
A power formula for the SIBTEST procedure for differential item functioning. (Li, Z.) Applied Psychological Measurement. (2014)
The effect size for simultaneous item bias test. (Li, Z.) In JSM Proceedings, Social Statistics Section. Boston, MA: American Statistical Association. (2014)
Violence exposure and mental health among adolescents: The role of ethnic identity and help seeking. (with Tummala-Narra, P., Liu, T., & Wang, Y.) Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy. (2013)
2019 NSF grant. Role: Statistical Consultant. The Elementary Mathematics Project ($1,618,452.00). Funded by the National Science Foundation, 2016-2021.
2019 IES grant. Role: Statistical Consultant. Moving Transition Forward: Exploration of College-Based and Conventional Transition Practices for Students with Intellectual Disability and Autism ($1,500,121). United States Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, 2019-2022
2015 Research Incentive grant. Role: Principal Investigator. Developing a Generalized Power Formula for the Mantel-Haenszel Test for Differential Item Functioning ($15,000). Funded by Boston College, 2015-2016
2014 Academic Technology Innovation Grant. Role: PI. Technology Enhanced Teaching: Animated Visual Demonstration of Statistical Concepts and Analysis ($13,000). Funded by Boston College.
2012 NSF grant (Award Number: 1227245). Role: Co-Principal Investigator. DIP: Using dynamic formative assessment models to enhance learning of the experimental process in biology ($1,333,395). Funded by the National Science Foundation, 2012-2016.
2012 Research Incentive grant. Role: Principal Investigator. Explanatory item response theory models with multidimensional latent traits ($15,000). Funded by Boston College, 2012
Selected Conference Papers
Chen, J., & Li, Z., (2020, April). Bayesian analysis of multi-group nonlinear structural equation models with polytomous data applying to educational research. Paper accepted at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.
Li, J., & Li, Z., (2020, April). What Factors Are Impacting Job Satisfaction of Mathematics and Science Teachers? Paper accepted at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, San Francisco, CA.
Jiang, J. & Li, Z. (2019, April). Detecting Differential Item Functioning using the Adaptive LASSO Penalty. Paper was presented at the 2019 Annual Meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Li, Z. (2018, April). Power Formulas for Lord’s Wald Test for Uniform and Non-Uniform Differential Item Functioning. Paper was presented at the 2018 Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New York, NY.
Li, Z. (2018, April). A Theoretical Power Formula for Crossing SIBTEST. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education, New York, NY.
Jiang, J. & Li, Z. (2017, April). A Regularization Method for Detecting Differential Item Functioning under the framework of Generalized Linear Models. Paper presented at the Joint Statistical Meetings, Baltimore, Maryland