Dr. Robert C. MacCallum

Professor Emeritus

Robert MacCallum is Professor Emeritus of Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  He received his graduate training at the University of Illinois and then spent 28 years on the faculty in the Quantitative Psychology program at Ohio State University before moving to UNC in 2003.  His research interests focus on methods for analysis and modeling of correlational and longitudinal data, including factor analysis, structural equation modeling, and latent curve models.  His current interests involve the study of uncertainty inherent in results of statistical models.  He is former Director of the L. L. Thurstone Psychometric Laboratory at UNC, and former president of the Society for Multivariate Experimental Psychology (SMEP).  In 2011 he received the Samuel J. Messick Award for distinguished scientific contributions from Division 5 of the American Psychological Association, and in 2013 he received the Saul B. Sells Award from SMEP for distinguished contributions to multivariate research.