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Benjamin Domingue

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Benjamin Domingue

Associate Professor

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Assistant: Mitch Gilmer

Office: CERAS 510


Ben Domingue is an associate professor at the Graduate School of Education at Stanford University with research interests in psychometrics and quantitative methods. He is interested in how statistical tools can be used to better understand psychological and educational outcomes—e.g., what is this child’s reading ability?—that are challenging to measure and yet ubiquitous in education as well as the social and biomedical sciences more generally.

Other Titles

Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education
Associate Professor (By courtesy), Sociology
Member, Bio-X

Program Affiliations

Stanford Accelerator for Learning

Research Interests

Assessment, Testing and Measurement | Child Development | Data Sciences | Educational Policy | Psychology | Research Methods | Sociology

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Recent Publications

Domingue, B. W., Kanopka, K., Trejo, S., Rhemtulla, M., & Tucker-Drob, E. M. (2022). Ubiquitous Bias and False Discovery Due to Model Misspecification in Analysis of Statistical Interactions: The Role of the Outcome's Distribution and Metric Properties. PSYCHOLOGICAL METHODS.

Alvero, A. J., Giebel, S., Gebre-Medhin, B., Antonio, A. L., Stevens, M. L., & Domingue, B. W. (2021). Essay content and style are strongly related to household income and SAT scores: Evidence from 60,000 undergraduate applications. Science Advances, 7(42), eabi9031.

Armstrong-Carter, E., Trejo, S., Hill, L. J., Crossley, K. L., Mason, D., & Domingue, B. W. (2020). The Earliest Origins of Genetic Nurture: The Prenatal Environment Mediates the Association Between Maternal Genetics and Child Development. Psychological Science, 956797620917209.

Benjamin Domingue in the News & Media

Stanford-led research finds that college application essay content is strongly related to household income and SAT scores.
April 4, 2021
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February 20, 2019
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