- Associate Professor & Program Director, Research, Measurement, and Evaluation (RME) Program
- Educational and Psychological Studies
- University of Minnesota, Ph.D. in Quantitative Methods in Education, 2013
- Latent Variable Modeling, Longitudinal Data Analysis, Statistical Computing
Cengiz Zopluoglu joined the EPS faculty at the University of Miami in 2013. Prior to joining the EPS faculty, he received his Ph.D. in Quantitative Methods in Education program in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Minnesota. He was teaching math in a middle school in Turkey and moved to the U.S. in 2007 after he was awarded a highly competitive scholarship from the Turkish Ministry of National Education for graduate study in the U.S. in educational measurement.
He held research positions with the Quantitative Methods in Education program and Office of Research and Consultation Services at the University of Minnesota, and also had the privilege of doing psychometric research at the Minneapolis Public Schools in Minnesota and ACT, Inc. in Iowa. In the RME program at the University of Miami, he teaches courses on educational measurement and psychometric theory.
His methodological publications have appeared in leading measurement and statistics journals including Applied Psychological Measurement, Educational and Psychological Measurement, and Behavior Research Methods, and he also co-authored publications on substantive topics published in journals such as Exceptional Children and Journal of School Psychology. He is very enthusiastic to pursue his research career in the state-of-the-art methodology in measurement and educational statistics.
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