Wes Bonifay is an Assistant Professor in the Statistics, Measurement, and Evaluation in Education program within the College of Education at the University of Missouri. He is also the Director of Measurement at the Missouri Prevention Science Institute. His primary areas of expertise are multidimensional item response theory (MIRT), diagnostic classification modeling, and related psychometric and statistical methodologies. He has published a number of theoretical and applied papers on these and other topics related to educational measurement more broadly, as well as a textbook on MIRT. He also teaches graduate-level courses in introductory measurement, advanced psychometrics, item response theory, and the philosophy of social science research methods. Dr. Bonifay received his Ph.D. from the University of California, Los Angeles.
- Psychological and Educational Measurement,
- Item Response Theory,
- Factor Analysis,
- Classical Test Theory.