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Dr. Randall E. Schumacker

Dr. Randall E. Schumacker

Dr. Randall E. Schumacker is Professor in Educational Research at the University of Alabama, and was the founder, editor (1994-1998), and is the current emeritus editor of Structural Equation Modeling: A Multidisciplinary Journal.  He is now the editor of Measurement: Interdisciplinary Research and Perspectives. Randall also founded the Structural Equation Modeling Special Interest Group at the American Educational Research Association.

Instructor Since

June 2005


  • Co-author, A Beginner’s Guide to Structural Equation Modeling (Routledge Academic, 2010)
  • Co-editor, New Developments and Techniques in Structural Equation Modeling (Psychology Press, 2001)
  • Co-editor, Interaction and Nonlinear Effects in Structural Equation Modeling (Psychology Press, 1998)
  • Co-editor, Advanced Structural Equation Modeling: Issues and Techniques (Psychology Press, 1996)


  • BS Psychology, Western Illinois University
  • MS AJ (Counseling) Southern Illinois University
  • PhD Educational Psychology, Southern Illinois University