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Dr. Roger E. Kirk

Faculty - Roger Kirk
Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Master Teacher

BSB A.316 (254) 710-2253
Roger_Kirk@baylor.edu

Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience and Master Teacher

Education

Ph.D. Ohio State University
M.A. Ohio State University
B.S. Ohio State University
N.S.F. Postdoctoral Fellowship in Mathematical Psychology The University of Michigan

Biography

Roger E. Kirk is a Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Statistics. Prior to joining the faculty at Baylor University he was the Senior Psychoacoustical Engineer at the Baldwin Piano and Organ Company in Cincinnati, Ohio. Dr. Kirk is a fellow of the American Psychological Association (Divisions 1, 2, 5, and 13), the American Psychological Society, and the American Educational Research Association. He is a past president of the Society for Applied Multivariate Research, Division 5 of the American Psychological Association, and the Southwestern Psychological Association. In recognition of his teaching effectiveness, he was named the Outstanding Tenured Teacher in the College of Arts and Sciences and designated a Master Teacher, Baylor University's highest teaching honor. He is the 2005 recipient of the American Psychological Association's Jacob Cohen Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching and Mentoring. He and his wife are avid ballroom dancers. They enjoy participating in ballroom dance competitions and doing dance demonstrations.

Academic Interests and Research

Dr. Kirk's research interests include the application of the cell means model to the analysis of variance and covariance designs and the exploration of factors related to the success of students in introductory statistics.

Recent Publications

Kirk, R. E. (2008). Statistics: An introduction (5th ed.). Belmont, CA: Thompson /Wadsworth.

Kirk, R. E. (2009) Experimental design. In R. Millsap & A. Maydeu-Olivares (Eds.), Sage handbook of quantitative methods in psychology (pp. 2345). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Kirk, R. E., & Bekele, B. N. (2009). Cell means analyses for ANCOVA designs. Journal of Statistical Theory and Practice, 3, No. 4, 891906.

Kirk, R. E. (2010). Latin square. In I. B. Weiner & W. E. Craighead (Eds.), Corsini encyclopedia of psychology (4th ed.), (Vol. 2, pp. 915917). New York: Wiley.

Kirk, R. E. (2010). ABA and ABAB designs. In I. B. Weiner & W. E. Craighead (Eds.), Corsini encyclopedia of psychology (4th ed.), (Vol. 1, p. 1). New York: Wiley.

Kirk, R. E. (2010). Block designs. In N. Salkind (Ed.), Encyclopedia of research design (pp. 9197). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Kirk, R. E. (2010). Simple random sample. In M. Lovric (Ed.), International encyclopedia of statistical sciences. New York, NY: Springer.

Former Ph.D. Students

Gilbert Carroll Brown
Robert J. Boik
Robert S. Burke
Thomas B. Downer
Virginia Polston Falkenberg
Barbara Mobley Foster
B. L. Garrett
Howard Gary
Marvin Elwood Grunzke
Charles Grover Halcomb
Paul Daniel Jacobs
Ivan Armstrong Jones
Joe David Johnson
Donald Philip Lindskoog
Joseph L. Moses
Esteban L. Olmedo

Courses Taught at Baylor

  • PSY 2402 - Statistics
  • PSY 4300 - Advanced Statistics
  • PSY 5302 - Experimental Design
  • PSY 5305 - Advanced Experimental Design
  • PSY 5388 Seminar In Applied Statistics