Christine Victorino wins Multivariate Software Award for original research

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Christine Victorino of the Gevirtz Graduate School of Education at UC Santa Barbara has won the 2012 Multivariate Software Award for original research and will receive the award at a presentation at the Western Psychological Association annual conference on April 27.

Peter Bentler and Eric Wu, creators of EQS structural equation modeling software published by Multivariate Software, will award a license for EQS along with a cash prize to Victorino. Structural equation methodology has become a very important multivariate technique for the analysis of causal hypotheses with non- or quasi-experimental data.

Christine Victorino is a Ph.D. candidate in the Education Leadership and Organizations emphasis in the Department of Education. Her dissertation examines faculty satisfaction, productivity, and collegiality in higher education. Her co-advisors are Drs. Sharon Conley and Karen Nylund-Gibson. Victorino currently works as Director of Academic Assessment at Pitzer College and previously completed her M.A. in Education at California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.

[Christine Victorino is available for interviews; contact George Yatchisin at 805 893 5789]