Ken Kelley


Associate Dean for Faculty and Research, and Professor of Information Technology, Analytics, and Operations

Ken  Kelley

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Biography

Ken Kelley is Professor of Information Technology, Analytics, and Operations (ITAO) and the Associate Dean for Faculty and Research in the Mendoza College of Business at the University of Notre Dame. Professor Kelley's work is on quantitative methodology, where he focuses on the development, improvement, and evaluation of statistical methods and measurement issues. Professor Kelley’s specialties are in the areas of research design, effect size estimation and confidence interval formation, longitudinal data analysis, and statistical computing. In addition to his methodological work, Professor Kelley collaborates with colleagues on a variety of important topics applying methods. Professor Kelley is an Accredited Professional Statistician™ (PStat®) by the American Statistical Association, associate editor of Psychological Methods, recipient of the Anne Anastasi early career award by the American Psychological Association's Division of Evaluation, Measurement, & Statistics, and a fellow of the American Psychological Association.

Areas of Expertise

Methodology / Analytics

Statistical Methods / Data Analysis

Research Design / Sample Size Planning

Measurement / Psychometrics

Longitudinal Data Analysis / Analysis of Change

Education

Ph D, University of Notre Dame

MA, University of Notre Dame

BA, University of Cincinnati

Publications

"Estimating the standardized mean difference with minimum risk: Maximizing accuracy and minimizing cost with sequential estimation", (with B. Chattopadhyay), to appear in Psychological Methods, 22, 2017.

"A novel measure of effect size for mediation analysis", (with M Lachowicz, K Preacher), to appear in Psychological Methods.

"Big data in psychological research: A framework for research advancement", (with Idris Adjerid), to appear in American Psychologist.

"Sample size planning for more accurate statistical power: A method adjusting sample effect sizes for publication bias and uncertainty.", (with Samantha Anderson, Scott Maxwell), to appear in Psychological Science.

"When Do IT Security Investments Matter? Accounting for the Influence of Institutional Factors in the Context of Healthcare Data Breaches", (with Corey Angst, Emily Block, J D'Arcy), Management Information Systems Quarterly, 41, 2017.

"The role of non-numerical stimulus features in approximate number system training in preschoolers from low-income homes", (with M. Fuhs, N. McNeil, C. O'Rear, M Villano), Journal of Cognition and Development, 17, 2016.

"Estimation of the coefficient of variation with minimum risk: A sequential method for minimizing sampling error and sampling cost", (with B Chattopadhyay), Multivariate Behavioral Research, 51, 2016.

"Impact of network structure on malware propagation: A growth curve perspective", (with Hong Guo, Cheng H.K.), Journal of Management Information Systems, 33, 296-325, 33, 2016.

"Assessing omitted confounder bias in multilevel mediation models", (with D. Tofighi), Multivariate Behavioral Research, 51, 2016.

"Confidence intervals for population reliability coefficients: Evaluation of methods, recommendations, and software", (with S Pornprasertmanit), Psychological Methods, 21, 2016.

"Estimating the standardized mean difference with minimum risk: Maximizing accuracy and minimizing cost with sequential estimation", (with B. Chattopadhyay), to appear in Psychological Methods.

"Understanding cycles of abuse: A multi-motive approach", (with L. Simon, Charlice Hurst, Timothy Judge), Journal of Applied Psychology, 100, 2015.

"Group membership prediction when known groups consist of unknown subgroups: A Monte Carlo comparison of methods", (with W. Finch, J . Bolin), Frontiers in Quantitative Psychology and Measurement, 5, 2014.

"The effects of perceived corporate social responsibility on employee attitudes", (with Glavas A.), Business Ethics Quarterly, 24, 2014.

"What I experienced yesterday is who I am today: Relationship of work motivations and behaviors to within-individual variation in the five-factor model traits", (with Timothy Judge, C. Hurst, L Simon), Journal of Applied Psychology, 99, 2014.

"An eye for relations: eye-tracking indicates long-term negative effects of operational thinking on understanding of math equivalence", (with D. Chesney, N. McNeil, J. Brockmole), Memory & Cognition, 41, 2013.

"Accuracy in parameter estimation for ANCOVA and ANOVA contrasts: Sample size planning via narrow confidence intervals", (with K. Lai), British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology, 65, 2012.

"Estimation and confidence interval formation for reliability coefficients of homogeneous measurement instruments", (with Ying Cheng), Methodology, 8, 2012.

"Longitudinal analysis of the relations between opportunities to learn about science and the development of interests related to science", (with Joyce Alexander, Kathy Johnson, ), Science Education, 96, 2012.

"Longitudinal gender and age bias in a prominent amateur new media community", (with Jonathan Warren, S. Stoerger), New Media & Society, 14, 2012.

"On effect size", (with K. Preacher), Psychological Methods, 17, 2012.

"Sample size planning for composite reliability coefficients: Accuracy in parameter estimation via narrow confidence intervals", (with L. Terry, ), British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology, 65, 2012.

"A comparison of two-group classification methods", (with J. Holden, W. Finch), Educational and Psychological Measurement, 71, 2011.

"Accuracy in parameter estimation for targeted effects in structural equation modeling: Sample size planning for narrow confidence intervals", (with K. Lai), Psychological Methods, 16, 2011.

"Accuracy in parameter estimation for the root mean square error of approximation: Sample size planning for narrow confidence intervals", (with Keke Lai), Multivariate Behavioral Research, 46, 2011.

"Effect size measures for mediation models: Quantitative strategies for communicating indirect effects", (with K. Preacher), Psychological Methods, 16, 2011.

"Sample Size Planning for Longitudinal Models: Accuracy in Parameter Estimation for Polynomial Change Parameters", (with Joseph Rausch), Psychological Methods, 16, 2011.

"A priori Monte Carlo simulation (Entry)", In N. J. Salkind, D. M. Dougherty, & B. Frey (Eds.), Encyclopedia of research design, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1, 2010.

"Accuracy in parameter estimation (AIPE) (Entry).", In N. J. Salkind, D. M. Dougherty, & B. Frey (Eds.), Encyclopedia of research design, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 1, 2010.

"MBESS (Entry)", In N. J. Salkind, D. M. Dougherty, & B. Frey (Eds.), Encyclopedia of research design, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2, 2010.

"Monte Carlo Simulation Study (Entry)", In N. J. Salkind, D. M. Dougherty, & B. Frey (Eds.), Encyclopedia of research design, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2, 2010.

"Sample size planning (Entry)", In I. B. Weiner & W. E. Craighead (Eds.). Corsini's Encyclopedia of Psychology, 3, 2010.

"Sample size planning (Entry)", In N. J. Salkind, D. M. Dougherty, & B. Frey (Eds.), Encyclopedia of research design, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 3, 2010.

"Social contagion and information technology diffusion: The adoption of electronic medical records in U.S. hospitals", (with Corey Angst, R. Agarwal, V. Sambamurthy), Management Science, 56, 2010.

"The effects of initially misclassified data on the effectiveness of discriminant function analysis and finite mixture modeling", (with J. Holden), Educational and Psychological Measurement, 70, 2010.

"A comparison of linear and mixture models for discriminant analysis under nonnormality", (with J. Rausch), Behavior Research Methods, 41, 2009.

"Estimation (point and interval) (Entry)", In L. E. Sullivan, R. B. Johnson, C. C. Mercado, & K. J. Terry (Eds.), The Sage glossary of the social and behavioral sciences , Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2009.

"The average rate of change for continuous time models", Behavior Research Methods, 41, 2009.

"Diagnosis for covariance structure models by analyzing the path", (with C. Kouros, K-H. Yuan), Structural Equation Modeling, 15, 2008.

"Nonlinear change models in populations with unobserved heterogeneity", Methodology, 4, 2008.

"Sample size planning for the squared multiple correlation coefficient: Accuracy in parameter estimation via narrow confidence intervals", Multivariate Behavioral Research, 43, 2008.

"Nonlinear change models in heterogeneous populations: The latent classification differential change model", Proceedings of the International Conference on Development and Learning, 5, 2006.

Books

"Designing Experiments and Analyzing Data: A Model Comparison Perspective", (with Scott Maxwell, Harold Delaney), , August 2017

"Designing Experiments and Analyzing Data: A Model Comparison Perspective (3rd Edition)", (with S. Maxwell, H. Delaney), ,

""Sample size planning for confirmatory factor models: Power or accuracy for effects of interest" in P Irwing, T. Booth, and D. Hughes (Eds) The Wiley handbook of psychometric testing", (with Keke Lai), Wiley-Blackwell, 2015

"Multilevel Modeling in R", (with W. Finch, J. Bolin), CRC Press/Taylor & Francis, 2014

"Multiple Regression", (with Jocelyn Holden), Handbook of quantitative methods for educational research, November 2013

"Effect size and sample size planning", The Oxford handbook of quantitative methods, 2012

"Sample size planning", (with S. Maxwell), APA handbook of research methods in psychology, 2012

"Sample size planning and ethics", (with S. Maxwell), Handbook of Ethics in Quantitative Methodology, 2011

"Multiple regression", (with S. Maxwell), In G. R. Hancock & R. O. Mueller (Eds.), Quantitative methods in the social and behavioral sciences: A guide for researchers and reviewers (with S. E. Maxwell), 2010

"Sample size planning with applications to multiple regression: Power and accuracy for omnibus and targeted effects", In P. Alasuuta, L. Bickman, & J. Brannen (Eds), The Sage handbook of social research methods (with S. E. Maxwell), 2008

"Using R for data analysis: A best practice for research", In J. Osbourne (Ed.), Best practices in quantitative methods (with K. Lai & P-J. Wu), 2008

Presentations

Joint Statistics Meeting, "Accuracy in Parameter Estimation for a General Class of Effect Sizes: A Sequential Approach" (July 2017).

POMS: Production and Operations Management Society, "National Culture and the Service-Profit Chain: A Longitudinal Study in the Hotel Industry" (May 2013).

International Meeting of the Psychometric Society, "Sample size planning to obtain narrow confidence intervals for the RMSEA" ( 2010).

Joint Statistics Meeting, "Sample size planning to obtain narrow confidence intervals for the RMSEA. A talk given at the Joint Statistics Meeting" ( 2010).

Joint Statistics Meeting, "Accuracy in parameter estimation for group effects in longitudinal models: Sample size planning for narrow confidence intervals" (July 31, 2009).

Psychonomic Society Annual Meeting, "Accuracy in parameter estimation for the RMSEA" (November 2008).

Psychometric Society Annual Meeting, "The average rate of change in longitudinal models" (June 2008).

(with J. E. Holden), American Educational Research Association, "Effects of misclassified data on two methods of classification analysis: A Monte Carlo simulation study" (March 2008).

American Psychological Association Annual Convention, "Accuracy in parameter estimation for composite reliability coefficients" ( 2007).

American Psychological Association Annual Convention, "Accuracy in parameter estimation for omnibus and targeted effects in analysis of variance" (August 2007).

American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, "Accuracy in parameter estimation for standardized means, mean differences, and contrasts" (April 2007).

(with A. D. Stright), Society for Research in Child Development Meeting, "Temperament and parenting across early childhood: Growth mixture modeling using the NICHD Study of early child care" (March 2007).

Psychometric Society Annual Meeting, "Sample size planning for the squared multiple correlation coefficient: Accuracy in Parameter Estimation via narrow confidence intervals" (June 2006).

(with A. D. Stright & K. C. Gallagher), American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, "Children's temperament moderates the relations between maternal parenting and children's adjustment to school" (April 2006).

Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology, "Estimating nonlinear growth models in heterogenous populations when class membership is unknown: Defining and developing the latent classification differential change model" (October 2004).

(with D. K. Lapsley, K. Daytner, and S. E. Maxwell), American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting, "Teacher aides, class size and academic achievement: An evaluation of Indiana's Prime Time" (April 2002).

Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, "95 Million t tests: The empirical findings when the assumption of independence is violated in the two-sample t test" (May 2000).