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N. Maritza Dowling

Associate Scientist
Department of Biostatistics & Medical Informatics
Ph.D. 2006, University of Wisconsin, Madison

J5/M 194 Clinical Sciences Center (CSC)
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792

Mailing Address: K6/466 CSC, Box 4675
600 Highland Avenue
Madison, WI 53792

Telephone: 263-4100

Research Interests

Biostatistics, Psychometrics, Survey methods.

Selected Publications

Doran, H., Bates, D., Bliese, P., & Dowling, M. (2006). Estimating the multilevel Rasch model with the Ime4 package. (In press, Journal of Statistical Software.)

Borman, G. & Dowling, M. (2006). The longitudinal achievement effects of multi-year summer school: Evidence from a randomized field trial. Educational Evaluation.and Policy Analysis, 28, 25-48.

Borman, G. & Dowling, M. (2006). Teacher career trajectories: A metaanalytic and narrative review. (In press, Review of Educational Research).

Bomian, G. & Dowling, M. (2006). Schools and Inequality: A Multilevel Analysis of Coleman's Equality of Educational Opportunity Data. (In press, Sociology of Education).

Dowling, M. (2005, April). On the Use of Regression and Classification Trees Analvsis for Detecting Differentialltem Functioning. Paper presented at the annual meeting ofthe American Educational Research Association (AEI~A), Montreal, Canada.

Dowling, M. & Roberts, W. (2004, April). Using EPAS Data to Model Change in Achievement Across Time. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association (AERA), San Diego, CA.

Borman, G. & Dowling, M. (2003, April). School compositional effects and verbal skills: A multilevel approach to the analysis of the Coleman data. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational
Research Association (AERA), Chicago, IL.

Borman,G.& Dowling, M. (2003,May). SchoolsandInequality:A Multilevel Analysis of the Equality of EducationalOpportunityData. Paperpresented at the annualmeetingof the American Educational
Finance Association, Orlando,Fl.

Nystrand,M., Cohen,A., & Dowling, M. (1993).Addressing reliability problems in the portfolio assessment of collegewriting. Educational Assessment..L53-70.

Nystrand,M., Cohen,A., & Dowling, M. (1992,April). Implementation of Portfolio Analysis for Assessment of Verbal Outcomes. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research
Association (AERA), San Francisco, CA.