Ista Zahn

Ista Zahn

Ista Zahn

Training and Programming Consultant

Ista has a background in data cleaning and management, graphical displays, and regression modeling.

Education

  • BS – University of Oregon
    Psychology
  • MA – University of Rochester
    Social Psychology

Analysis

  • Regression models / ANOVA
  • Mixed-effects (AKA HLM) models
  • Structural Equation Models
  • Simulation-based inference -- bootstrap, permutation tests
  • Scale development -- factor analysis, classical test theory

Tools:

  • R, SPSS, Stata (sort of)
  • Version control -- git, mercurial, subversion
  • Emacs (esp. org-mode!), LaTeX, Linux