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Leah Feuerstahler

Dr. Leah Feuerstahler portraitAssistant Professor of Psychology
Curriculum Vitae

Email: lfeuerstahler@fordham.edu

Rose Hill Campus: Dealy Hall, Room 218
Phone: 718-817-3788

 

 

Education

  • 2011 BS in Psychology
  • 2015 MS in Statistics
  • 2016 PhD in Quantitative/Psychometric Methods

Major Research Interests

  • Item Response Theory
  • Psychometric Model Specification, Fit, and Interpretation
  • Nonparametric Methods
  • Bayesian Statistics

Courses

Undergraduate

  • PSYC 2000 Statistics

Graduate

  • PSYC 5100 Psychometric Theory
  • PSYC 6802 Introduction to Psychological Statistics
  • PSYC 7920 Item Response Theory

 

Recent Publications

Gold, J., Barch, D. M., Feuerstahler, L. M., Carter, C. S., MacDonald, A. W., Ragland, J. D., Silverstein, S. M., Strauss, M. E., & Luck, S. J. (in press). Working memory capacity in psychotic disorders. Schizophrenia Bulletin.

Feuerstahler, L. M., Luck, S. J., MacDonald, A., & Waller, N. G. (in press). A note on the identification of change detection task models to measure storage capacity and attention in visual working memory. Behavior Research Methods.

Feuerstahler, L. M. (2018). Sources of error in IRT trait estimation. Applied Psychological Measurement, 42, 359-375.

Waller, N. G., & Feuerstahler, L. M. (2017). Bayesian modal estimation of the four-parameter item response model in real, realistic, and idealized data sets. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 52, 350-370.

Reissmann, D. R., John, M. T., Feuerstahler, L. M., Baba, K. Szabo, G., Celebic, A., & Waller, N. (2016). Longitudinal measurement invariance in prospective oral health-related quality of life assessment. Health and Quality of Life Outcomes, 14:88, 1-9.

Waller, N. G., John, M.T., Feuerstahler, L. M., Baba, K., Larsson, P., .... Rener-Sitar, K. (2016). A 7-day recall period for a clinical application of the Oral Health Impact Profile Questionnaire. Clinical Oral Investigations, 20, 91-99.

John, M. T., Feuerstahler, L. M., Waller, N., Baba, K., Larsson, P. , Celbic, D., ...,Reissman, D. R. (2014c). Confirmatory factor analysis of the Oral Health Impact Profile. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 41, 644-652.

John, M. T., Reissman, D. R., Feuerstahler, L. M., Waller, N., Baba, K., Larsson, P., ...Rener- Sitar, K. (2014b). Exploratory factor analysis of the Oral Health Impact Profile. Journal of Oral Rehabilitation, 41, 635-643.

John, M. T., Reissman, D. R., Feuerstahler, L. M., Waller, N., Baba, K., Larsson, P., ...Rener- Sitar, K. (2014a). Factor analysis of the Oral Health Impact Profile – Overview and studied population. Journal of Prosthodontic Research, 58, 26-34.

Recent Presentations

Feuerstahler, L. (2018, July). Metric Recovery in IRT Simulation Studies. New York: International Meeting of the Psychometric Society.

Sussman, J., Freund, R., & Feuerstahler, L. (2018, April). High Quality Score Reports from a Multidimensional Assessment of Early Childhood Development. New York: Annual Meeting of the National Council on Measurement in Education.

Draney, K., Feuerstahler, L., Kriener-Althen, K., Wihardini, D., & Xia, T. (2017, July). Issues in Applying Multidimensional Item Response Models. Zurich, Switzerland: International Meeting of the Psychometric Society.

Feuerstahler, L. M., & Wilson, M. (2017, July). Scale Alignment in Multidimensional Item Response Models. Zurich, Switzerland: International Meeting of the Psychometric Society.

Feuerstahler, L. M., & Waller, N. G. (2013, October). Estimation of the 4-Parameter IRT Model in Real and Simulated Psychopathology Data with Marginal Maximum Likelihood. St. Petersburg, FL: Annual Meeting of the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology.

Feuerstahler, L. M., Waller, N. G., & John, M. T. (2013, March). Imputation Methods for Not Applicable Responses to the OHIP. Seattle, WA: Meeting of the International Association for Dental Research.

Professional Affiliations

  • Psychometric Society
  • National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME)