Dr. Erin Buchanan

Dr. Erin Buchanan is a Professor at Harrisburg University of Science and Technology where she teaches a variety of statistics courses, data science skills, and natural language processing. Her research focuses on applied statistics, the use and misuse of statistics, and computational linguistics. She runs a statistics YouTube channel and StatsTools.com for everyone to improve their skills.



Ph.D. Experimental Psychology, Texas Tech University
MA Experimental Psychology, Texas Tech University
BS Psychology, Texas A&M University

Areas of Expertise:

Computational linguistics
Structural Equation Modeling
Survey development
Effect sizes


Articles in Behavior Research Methods and similar applied methodology journals
Author of several R packages including effect size calculations, MOTE

Website links:

The Doom Lab

Structural Equation Modeling (SEM) Using R

Instructor at Statistics.com since September 2019


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