Faculty Directory

Zhushan "Mandy" Li

Associate Professor


MESA Measurement, Evaluation, Statistics & Assessment


  • Power and sample size calculations for logistic regression tests for differential item functioning. (Li, Z.)  Journal of Educational Measurement. (2014)
  • A power formula for the SIBTEST procedure for differential item functioning. (Li, Z.)  Applied Psychological Measurement.  (2014)
  • The effect size for simultaneous item bias test. (Li, Z.)  In JSM Proceedings, Social Statistics Section. Boston, MA: American Statistical Association.  (2014)
  • A generalized formula for the power of the Mantel-Haenszel test for differential item functioning. (Li, Z.)  Applied Psychological Measurement.  (2015)
  • Adolescent judgments and reasoning about the exclusion of peers with social disabilities. (with Bottema-Beutel, K.) Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.(in press)
  • Violence exposure and mental health among adolescents: The role of ethnic identity and help seeking. (with Tummala-Narra, P., Liu, T., & Wang, Y.)  Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy. (2013)
  • plRasch 1.0: Fit Log Linear by Linear Association models and Rasch family models. (with Hong, F.) R package available at http://cran.r-roject.org/web/packages/plRasch/index.html (2013)
  • A stochastic method for balancing item exposure rates in computerized classification tests. (with Huebner, A.)  Applied Psychological Measurement. (2012)
  • Teachers’ technological readiness for online professional development: Evidence from the US e-Learning for educators initiative.  (with Reeves, T. ) Journal of Education for Teaching. (2012)
  • Individual and systemic factors in clinicians’ self-perceived cultural competence. (with Tummala-Narra, P. ,Singer, R., et al.)  Professional Psychology: Research and Practice. (2012)
  • Using three legacy measures to develop a health-related quality of life tool for young adult survivors of childhood cancer. (with Huang, I., Quinn, G., et al.).Quality of Life Research. (2011)
  • Estimation of models in a Rasch family for polytomous items and multiple latent variables. (with  Anderson, C. J., & Vermunt, J. K. ). Journal of Statistical Software. (2007)