Tenko Raykov

Michigan State University


Tenko Raykov is a Professor of Quantitative Methods at Michigan State University. He has published over 100 peer-refereed articles in leading quantitative social science journals, such as Structural Equation Modeling, Multivariate Behavioral Research, Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology, Educational and Psychological Measurement, Applied Psychological Measurement. He has co-authored several widely used textbooks in structural equation modeling, multivariate statistics, psychometric theory, item response theory, and introductory statistics, which also utilize popular statistical modeling software, such as Stata, Mplus, SPSS, SAS, and R. His research and teaching interests include Latent Variable Modeling, Multivariate Statistics, Multilevel Modeling, Longitudinal Data Analysis, Behavioral/Social Measurement, Scale Construction and Development, Latent Class Analysis, Item Response Modeling and Psychometric Theory, Survival/Event-History/Duration Analysis, Missing Data Analysis, and Developmental Processes. Further information about his research can be found at www.msu.edu/~raykov.