Jocelyn Bolin

Jocelyn Bolin

Professor of Educational Psychology

Curriculum Vitae


Room:TC 539

Department: Department of Educational Psychology

About Jocelyn Bolin

Jocelyn Bolin is an associate professor of Educational Psychology and director of the Educational Psychology PhD and master's programs at Ball State University. Dr. Bolin has been at Ball State University since 2009. Her teaching duties include graduate level research methods and statistics courses for the social sciences. Her areas of expertise include best practices for statistical prediction and classification, multilevel modeling, and the general linear model.

Professional Experience

  • Director of the PhD and MS in Educational Psychology (2017-present)
  • Associate Professor of Educational Psychology (2014-present)
  • ASA (American Statistical Association) Professional Accredited Statistician (2013-present)


Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Educational Psychology, 2009

Indiana University, Bloomington

Master of Science (MS) in Educational Psychology, 2006

Indiana University, Bloomington

Bachelor of Science, 2003

Indiana University, Bloomington

Research and Publications

Finch, W. H., & Bolin, J. H. Multilevel Modeling using Mplus. (2016) Chapman and HallPublishers

Finch, W. H., Bolin, J. H., & Kelley, K. Multilevel Modeling using R. (2014) Chapman and Hall Publishers.

Bolin, J. H., Finch, W. H. (2014) Supervised Classification in the Presence of Misclassified Training Data: A Monte Carlo Simulation in the Three Group Case. Frontiers in Quantitative Psychology and Measurement, DOI 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00118.

Bolin, J. H., Edwards, J., Finch, W. H., & Cassady, J. (2014) Applications of Cluster Analysis to the Creation of Perfectionism Profiles: A Comparison of Two Clustering Approaches. Frontiers in Quantitative Psychology and Measurement, DOI 10.3389/fpsyg2014.00343.

Course Schedule
Course No. Section Times Days Location
Dissertation Prepara 701 JB 0000 - 0000
Doctoral Dissertatio 799 JB 0000 - 0000
Doctoral Dissertatio 799 JB1 0000 - 0000
Doctors Dissertation 700 803 0000 - 0000 OL, room ONLINE
Analysis of Variance 642 800 0000 - 0000 OL, room ONLINE
Multilevel Statistic 785 800 0000 - 0000 OL, room ONLINE
Thesis 698 JB 0000 - 0000