Dr. Lisa L. Harlow

Professor Psychology

Lisa L. Harlow, PhD, is a professor of psychology at the University of Rhode Island whose focus is on increasing interest, retention, performance, and diversity in quantitative science. Since her 1985 PhD from UCLA, she has published more than 80 articles, six books and received more than $8 million in funding, largely on multivariate methods, applications, and advancing underrepresented groups in science. She is the editor of Psychological Methods since 2013 and the Multivariate Applications Book Series since 1996 and former associate editor of Structural Equation Modeling. She is also a past president of American Psychological Association Division 5 (Statistics) and the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology. Honors include two Scholarly Excellence Awards; Fellow status in 5 APA Divisions (1, 2, 5, 38, and 52); the APA Division 5 Jacob Cohen Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching and Mentoring; a Distinguished Fellowship at the Institute for Advanced Study, Melbourne, Australia; and a Fulbright Scholar Award at York University, Toronto, Canada.