Specialization: Research methods and statistics
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Kamiar Kouzekanani, Ph.D., a native of Tehran, Iran, is professor of quantitative methods in the College of Education & Human Development at Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi (TAMU-CC). He has doctoral degrees from both The Ohio State University (1983) and University of Miami (1988). His areas of expertise are applied statistics and quantitative research methods. He has authored and co-authored a large number of peer-reviewed, theory-driven, and data-based journal articles, book chapters, and conference papers and posters in topics related to educational leadership, reading and language arts, adult education, teacher education, diabetes education, health education, substance abuse, and body composition. He was research assistant professor at the University of Miami (1988–1992), School of Nursing's coordinator of evaluation and research at the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (1992–1999), and a member of two research teams at the University of Texas at Austin (1999–2004) prior to joining the TAMU-CC faculty in January 2005. Between 1988 and 2004, he served as the quantitative methodologist in multi-year studies funded by the National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Drug Abuse, National Institute of Nursing Research, Center for Substance Abuse Prevention at US Department of Health and Human Services, US Army Medical Research and Material Command, and US Department of Education. At TAMU-CC, in addition to serving on doctoral dissertation committees as either the chair or the methodologist and providing the College of Education & Human Development faculty with consultation in the areas of research design and data analysis, he teaches graduate level courses in applied statistics, quantitative research methods, and dissertation research. He is an avid long-distance runner and has run marathons in all 50 states.