Yuan-Chao (Emily) Bo, PhD


Yuan-Chao (Emily) Bo focuses on methodological advancements of latent variable modeling. Her current research interest is primarily in the combination of machine learning and psychometrics. Past projects include multi-stage adaptive testing, option-based partial credit model, and application of IRT in geo-political forecasting.

She was the recipient of the 2013 Harold Gulliksen Psychometric Research fellowship from ETS and the 2016 Brenda Loya Outstanding Dissertation Award. Dr. Bo has published several journal articles, including an article in the journal of Psychometrika. She holds a PhD in psychometrics and quantitative psychology from Fordham University.