Gregory Hancock

Gregory Hancock, Ph.D., is Professor and Program Director of Measurement, Statistics and Evaluation in the Department of Human Development and Quantitative Methodology at the University of Maryland, College Park, and Director of the Center for Integrated Latent Variable Research (CILVR). His research interests include structural equation modeling and latent growth models, and the use of latent variables in (quasi)experimental design.


Hancock co-edited with Ralph O. Mueller the volumes Structural Equation Modeling: A Second Course (2006; 2013) and The Reviewer’s Guide to Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences (2010).  Other co-edited volumes include Advances in Latent Variable Mixture Models (2008) and Advances in Longitudinal Methods in the Social and Behavioral Sciences (2012).

Hancock is past chair of the SEM special interest group of the American Educational Research Association (three terms). He serves on the editorial board of several journals, including Psychological Methods and Structural Equation Modeling: A Multidisciplinary Journal.  He has taught dozens of SEM workshops in the United States, Canada, and abroad. In 2011, he received the Jacob Cohen Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching and Mentoring, given by the American Psychological Association. 

You can visit his University of Maryland website by clicking here.

Dr. Hancock’s books can be found below: 

Structural Equation Modeling: A Second Course (2nd Ed.) (2013)

Advances in Longitudinal Methods in the Social and Behavioral Sciences (2012)

The Reviewer’s Guide to Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences (2010)

Advances in Latent Variable Mixture Models (2007)