Seniz Celimli Aksoy received her Ph.D. in Research, Measurement, and Evaluation (RME) in the Department of Educational and Psychological Studies at the University of Miami in August 2017. She also holds a doctoral degree in the area of Clinical Psychology from the Middle East Technical University in Turkey. Her research interests in quantitative methods are aligned with Latent Variable Models, specifically Exploratory Structural Equation Modeling. On the applied side, she has conducted research in the areas of developmental psychology and early childhood education to investigate questions related to the potential implications of policy change and the profile of population of children served in early intervention service. During her graduate studies at the UM, she has taught a graduate-level Introductory Statistics course for multiple semesters in the Department of Educational and Psychological Studies.