Thomas Harriot College of Arts & Sciences

Department of Psychology

Alexander M. Schoemann, PhD

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Alexander M. Schoemann, PhD
Assistant Professor

Office: Rawl 211
Phone: 252-737-4955
Fax: 252-328-6283

Mailing Address:

104 Rawl Building
Department of Psychology
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858-4353

Willing to consider mentoring a new doctoral student this year: Yes


PhD, Psychology, University of Kansas (2011)
MS, Psychology, Wake Forest University (2006)
BA, Psychology, Tufts University (2003)

Research Interests: Dr. Schoemann's research is focused in two areas: quantitative and social psychology. His quantitative interests lie in developing and evaluating applications of latent variable modeling including factor analysis, structural equation modeling (SEM), and multilevel modeling (MLM). Dr. Schoemann's social psychological research interests are relate to prejudice and discrimination against older adults.

Selected publications in peer refereed journals:

Schoemann, A. M., Miller, P. R., Pornprasertmanit, S., & Wu W. (2014). Using Monte Carlo simulations to determine power and sample size in planned missing data designs. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 38, 471-479.

Little, T. D., Rhemtulla, M., Gibson, K., & Schoemann, A. M. (2013). Why the items versus parcels controversy needn't be one. Psychological Methods, 18, 285-300.

Geldhof, G. J., Pornprasertmanit, S., Schoemann, A. M., & Little, T. D. (2013). Orthogonalizing through residual centering: Extended applications and caveats. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 73, 27-46.

Schoemann, A. M., & Branscombe, N. R. (2011). Looking young for your age: Perceptions of anti-aging actions. European Journal of Social Psychology 41, 86-95.