Dr. Ayesha Delpish joined the Elon University in the Fall of 2005. Dr. Delpish specializes in educational measurement & testing, and multivariate statistics, including Hierarchical Linear Modeling, Reliability Theory, Item-Response Theory, and related quantitative methods. She is also very interested in understanding how students learn statisical concepts.
Dr. Delpish regularly presents at state and national conferences for statistical and educational associations. A native of the Caribbean island of Trinidad, Dr. Delpish currently serves as the Chair of Department of Mathematics & Statistics.
August 2006 Florida State University Tallahassee, FL
Dissertation: A Comparison of Estimators in Hierarchical Linear Modeling: Restricted Maximum Likelihood versus Bootstrap via Minimum Norm Quadratic Unbiased Estimators
Dissertation Advisor: Xufeng Niu
August 2001 Florida State University Tallahassee, FL
M.S. Applied Statistics
May 1999 Mount St. Mary’s College Emmitsburg, MD
B.S. Mathematics & Spanish