# Johnson, Matthew S. (msj2119) | Teachers College Columbia University

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Office:

456B GDodge

Office Hours:

Tuesday and Thursday, 2:00-3:30

## Educational Background

MS, Department of Statistics, Carnegie Mellon University, 1997

BS, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN, 1996

Sept, 2008–Present | Associate Professor of Statistics and Education, Department of Human Development, Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY |

Jan, 2008–Aug, 2008 | Associate Professor, Department of Statistics and Computer Information Systems, City University of New York, Baruch College, New York, NY |

Sept, 2002–Dec, 2007 | Assistant Professor, Department of Statistics and Computer Information Systems, City University of New York, Baruch College, New York, NY |

Aug, 2000–Aug, 2002 | Associate Research Scientist, Center for Large-Scale Assessment, Educational Testing Service, Princeton, NJ |

Editor, *Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics*. 2011-2013 volume years.

Editorial Board Member of Psychometrika, July 2010–Present.

Member of the Technical Advisory Committee for Standard Setting (TACSS) for the 2012 NAEP Writing Assessment.

Associate Editor, *Psychometrika*, June 2004–Present.

Associate Editor, *Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, *January 2002–July 2010.

2009 Program Chair for the Statistics in Sport section of the American Statistical Association.

Invited participant of the *Tenth Annual Japanese-American Kavli Frontiers of Science*. Jointly sponsored by the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science and the U.S. National Academy of Sciences. Shonan Village, Kanagawa, Japan. December 1-3, 2007.

**2011-**

*Journal of Educational Measurement, 48*, 333-356.

**2010:**

*BMC Psychiatry, 10*:110.

El Barmi, H., Johnson, M.S. and Mukerjee, H. (2010). Restricted estimation of cumulative incidence functions corresponding to one risk across stochastically ordered populations. Accepted for Publication in

*Journal of Multivariate Analysis.*

Neath, R.C., and Johnson, M.S. (2010). Discrimination and Classiﬁcation.

*International Encyclopedia of Education*, Article 1312. Elsevier.

**2009:**

*Pediatrics, 124,*Supplement 3, S289-S298.

**2008:**

*International Journal of Testing, 8*:3, 209-236.

**2007:**

*Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, 51,*4178-4192.

Johnson, M.S. (2007). Marginal Maximum Likelihood Estimation of Item Response Models in R.

*Journal of Statistical Software, 20*, Article 10.

Johnson, M.S., Sinharay, S., and Bradlow, E.T. (2007). Hierarchical item response theory models.

*Handbook of Statistics, vol. 26: Psychometrics.*Edited by C.R. Rao and S. Sinharay. Elsevier.

**2006:**

*Applied Psychological Measurement 30,*298-321.

El Barmi, H. and Johnson, M.S. (2006).A Uniﬁed Approach to Testing For and Against a Set of Linear Inequality Constraints in the ProductMultinomial Setting.

*Journal of Multivariate Analysis, 97*:8, pp 1894-1912.

Johnson, M.S. (2006). Nonparametric Estimation of Item and Respondent Locations from Unfolding-type Items.

*Psychometrika, 71*:2, pp 257-279.

Johnson, M.E. and Johnson, M.S. (2006). Fitting Game Scores to a Strength Model, Hack #71.

*Baseball Hacks: Tips and Tools for Analyzing and Winning with Statistics,*Edited by Joseph Adler, pp 400-409. O’Reilly.

Johnson, M.E. and Johnson, M.S. (2006). OBP, SLG, and Scoring Runs, Hack #67.

*Baseball Hacks: Tips and Tools for Analyzing and Winning with Statistics.*Edited by Joseph Adler, pp 361-365. O’Reilly.

**2005:**

Johnson, M.S. and Sinharay, S. (2005). Calibration of polytomous item families using Bayesian hierarchical modeling.

*Applied Psychological Measurement, 29*, pp. 369-400.

Johnson, M.S. and Junker, B.W. (2005). Attitude Scaling. in

*Encyclopedia of Behavioral Statistics.*Edited by Brain Everitt and David C. Howell. Wiley.

Johnson, M.S. (2005). “Methodological issues in measuring food insecurity and hunger." Prepared for the National Academy of Sciences’ Committee on National Statistics’ Panel to Review the USDA’s Measurement of Food Insecurity and Hunger, March 2005. Available online.

**2004:**

Johnson, M.S. (2004). “Item response models and their use in measuring food insecurity and hunger.” Prepared for the National Academy of Sciences’Matthew S. Johnson 4 Committee on National Statistics’ Panel to Review the USDA’s Measurement of Food Insecurity and Hunger. Available online.

**2003:**

Sinharay, S., Johnson, M.S. and Williamson, D.M. (2003). Calibrating item families and summarizing the results using family expected response functions.

*Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 28*, pp. 295-313.

Johnson,M.S. and Junker, B.W. (2003). Using data augmentation and Markov chain Monte Carlo for the estimation of unfolding response models,

*Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 28*, pp 195-230.

**2002:**

*Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, 27*, pp. 341-384.

Weiss, A.R., Lutkus, A.D., Hildebrant, B.S., and Johnson, M.S. (2002).

*The Nation’s Report Card: Geography 2001,*NCES 2002-484, U.S. Department of Education. Ofﬁce of Educational Research and Improvement. National Center for Education Statistics. Washington, DC.

**1999-2001:**

Braswell, J.S., Lutkus, A.D., Grigg, W.S., Santapau, S.L., Tay-Lim, B., and Johnson, M.S. (2001).

*The Nation’s Report Card: Mathematics 2000*, NCES 2001-517, U.S. Department of Education. Ofﬁce of Educational Research and Improvement. National Center for Education Statistics. Washington, DC.

Fienberg, S.E., Johnson, M.S., and Junker, B.W. (1999). Classical Multi-Level and Bayesian Approaches to Population Size Estimation Using Multiple Lists.

*Journal of the Royal Statistical Society, Series A, 162*, pp. 383-405.