Kenneth Bollen

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill


Ken Bollen is the H.R. Immerwahr Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience and the Department of Sociology. He is a Fellow of the Carolina Population Center and heads its Methodology Core. He was the Director of the Howard W. Odum Institute for Research in the Social Sciences from 2000 to 2010. He has taught courses on structural equation models with ICPSR since 1980. Bollen's primary areas of statistical research are on structural equation models, latent curve models, and longitudinal analysis. For more information, visit