Jason Immekus

Jason Immekus

Department Chair and Professor
Department of Educational Leadership, Evaluation and Organizational Development
Room 343A - College of Education
jason.immekus @ louisville.edu

Dr. Immekus' curriculum vitae [PDF]

Educational Background

  • PhD, Educational Psychology, Specialization: Educational and Psychological Measurement, Quantitative Methods, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN
  • MS, Educational Psychology, Purdue University, West Lafayette IN
  • BA, Psychology, Minors: Sociology and Philosophy, La Roche College, Pittsburgh, PA

Teaching Areas

  • Intermediate Statistics
  • Instrument Development
  • Multiple Regression
  • Psychometrics
  • Factor Analysis

Honors & Awards

  • University of Louisville Faculty Favorite, 2014-15, 2017-18, 2018-19, 2019-20
  • 2019 Cutting Edge Research Award from the Association of Human Research Development
  • Promising New Faculty Provost Award, California State University, Fresno, 2009-2010
  • The comparison of deaf and core UNIT standardization sample profiles. Best Paper Award. American Educational Researchers Association (AERA) SIG: Research on the Education of Deaf Persons

Professional Service

  • Co-Chief Editor for Frontiers in Education, Quantitative Psychology & Measurement (2014-2021)
  • Editorial Board member of Journal of School Leadership (2014-2018)
  • Journal of Experimental Education (2018-present)
  • Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment (2016-present)

Professional Memberships

  • American Educational Research Association
  • National Council on Measurement in Education

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Immekus, J. C. (2021). Multigroup CFA and alignment approaches for testing measurement invariance and factor score estimation: Illustration with the schoolwork-related anxiety survey across countries and gender. Methodology: European Journal of Research Methods for the Behavioral and Social Sciences, 17, 22-38. https://doi.org/10.5964/meth.2281
  • Metz, M. J., Immekus, J. C., Lyle, K. B., & George, C. E. (2021). Effects of active engagement and spaced retrieval practice on knowledge and application of a self-assessment rubric. Journal of Dental Education, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1002/jdd.12745
  • Terson de Paleville, D., & Immekus, J. C. (2020). A randomized study of the effects of Minds in Motion and yoga on motor proficiency and academic skills among elementary school Children. Journal of Physical Activity & Health. doi: 10.1123/jpah.2019-0454
  • Leach, S. M., Immekus, J. C., French, B. F., & Hand, B. (2020). The factorial validity of the Cornell Critical Thinking Tests: A multi-analytic approach. Thinking Skills and Creativity, 37. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tsc.2020.100676
  • Immekus, J. C., Muntis, F. R., & Terson de Paleville, D. (2020). Predictor selection using lasso to examine the association of motor proficiency, postural control, visual efficiency, and behavior with the academic skills of elementary school-aged children. [Special issue]. Journal of Motor Learning and Development, 8, 126-144. https://doi.org/10.1123/jmld.2018-0023
  • Cipresso, P. & Immekus J. C. (eds.) (2020). Parsing psychology: Statistical and computational methods using physiological, behavioral, social, and cognitive data. Lausanne: Frontiers Media SA. doi: 10.3389/978-2-88963-369-2
  • Osam, K., Shuck, B., & Immekus, J. C. (2019). Happiness and healthiness: A replication study. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 31, 75-89 https://doi.org/10.1002/hrdq.21373
  • Shuck, B., Alagaraja, M., Immekus, J. C., Cumberland, D., & Honeycutt-Elliott, M. (2019). Does compassion matter in leadership? A two-stage sequential equal status mixed method exploratory study of compassionate leader behavior and connections to performance in human resource development. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 30, 537-564. https://doi.org/10.1002/hrdq.21369
  • Immekus, J. C. (2019). Flipping statistics courses in graduate education: Integration of cognitive psychology and technology. Journal of Statistics Education, 27, 79-89. doi: 10.1080/10691898.2019.1629852
  • Herberger, G., Immekus, J. C., & Ingle, W. K. (2019). Student, neighborhood, and school factors and their association with college readiness: Exploring the implementation of a race- and socioeconomic-based student assignment plan. Education and Urban Society, 52, 459-488. doi: 10.1177/0013124519858128
  • French, B. F., Finch, H., & Immekus, J. C. (2019). Multilevel generalized Mantel-Haenszel for differential item functioning detection. Frontiers in Education, 4, 1-10. doi: 10.3389/feduc.2019.00047
  • Immekus, J. C., & Ingle, W. K. (2019). A test and cross-validation of the factor structure of the Engagement versus Disaffection with Learning Instrument among middle school students. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 37, 504-511. doi: 10.1177/0734282917742569
  • Immekus, J. C., Snyder, K. E., & Ralston, P. A. (2019). Multidimensional item response theory for factor structure assessment in educational psychology research. Frontiers in Education, 4, 1-15. doi: 10.3389/feduc.2019.00045
  • Cumberland, D. M., Shuck, B., Immekus, J. C., & Alagaraja, M. (2018). An emergent understanding of influences on managers’ voices in SMEs. Leadership & Organization Developmental Journal, 32(2), 65-89.
  • Cipresso, P., & Immekus, J. C. (2017). Back to the future of quantitative psychology and measurement: Psychometrics in the twenty-first century. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 1-7. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.02099
  • Cauley, B., Immekus, J. C., & Pössel, P. (2017). An investigation of African American and European American students’ perception of teaching behavior. Journal of School Psychology, 65, 28-39.