Joseph Taylor, PhD – Dissertation Consultant and Statistician
Joseph’s research has focused on quantitative methods for social science research as well as substantive contributions to the literature on STEM education and STEM education policy. An award winning author in research methodology, Joseph has been conducting and publishing impactful quantitative research for nearly two decades as a social scientist and faculty member. Joseph has a Ph. D. in Science Education from the Pennsylvania State University and a master’s degree in Mathematics Education from Ohio University. Prior to enrolling in graduate school, Joseph was a high school physics and mathematics teacher. Joseph’s areas of statistical expertise lie in the areas of power analysis, complex survey analysis, regression modeling, hierarchical linear modeling, meta-analysis, and bibliometrics. He has software competencies in SPSS, R, Stata, MPlus, and HLM. His extensive publishing background also provides key insight on how to design and effectively communicate about all aspects of a thesis. Joseph’s work with students can be characterized as patient, comprehensive, detail-oriented, with a continued emphasis on rigor and usefulness to the field.