Dr. Harring is Associate Professor of Measurement, Statistics, and Evaluation (EDMS) in the Department of Human Development and Quantitative Methodology at the University of Maryland. Prior to joining the the EDMS faculty in the fall of 2006, Dr. Harring received a M.S. degree in Statistics in 2004, and completed his Ph.D. in the Quantitative Methods Program within Educational Psychology in 2005–both degrees coming from the University of Minnesota. Before that, Dr. Harring taught high school mathematics for 12 years.
Dr. Harring teaches a variety of graduate-level quantitative methods courses including: General Linear Models I & II, Statistical Analysis of Longitudinal Data, Statistical Computing and Monte Carlo Simulation, Multivariate Data Analaysis and Finite Mixture Models in Measurement and Statistics.
Dr. Harring’s research interests focus on applications of (i) statistical models for repeated measures data, (ii) linear and nonlinear structural equation models, (iii) multilevel models and (iv) statistical computing.