Forrest Lane, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Research Interests

Substantive: Attachment Theory, Socially Responsible Leadership

Methodological: Non-Equivalent Group Designs, Propensity Score Matching

Teaching Interests

General Linear Model Analyses, Research Design, Assessment & Evaluation

Recent Peer-reviewed Articles

Lane, F. C., Anderson, B., Ponce, H., & Natesan, P. (2012). Longitudinal invariance of the LibQUAL+ as a measure of library service quality over time. Library & Information Science Research.34, 22-30.

Lane, F. C., & Chapman, N.  (2011). The relationship of hope and strength’s self-efficacy to the social change model of leadership.  Journal of Leadership Education, 10(2), 116-137.

Mohr, K. A., Lane, F., & Sarker, A. (2010). Paths to culturally responsive instruction: Preservice teachers’ readiness beliefs. National Reading Conference Yearbook, 51, 304-314.

Recent Book Chapters

Lane, F. C., Nimon, K. F., & Roberts, J. K. (2012). A random intercepts model of part-time employment and standardized testing using SPSS. In G. D. Garson (Eds.), Hierarchical Linear Modeling: Guide and Applications (pp. 149-165). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Recent Conference Presentations

Nimon, K., Lane, F. C., Aguilar, M. G., Carrero, K., Frear, S., Garrigue, M., Zimmerman, T., Zientec, L. R., & Henson, R. K. (2012, October). Reliability Generalization (RG): Examining Reliability Estimates of the Organizational Commitment Questionnaire (OCQ). Paper presented by Kim Nimon at the 26th Annual Conference of the American Evaluation Association. Minneapolis, MN.

Lane, F. C. & Henson, R. K. (2012, April). The Use of Effect-Size Estimates to Evaluate Covariate Selection and Bias Reduction in Propensity Scores.  Paper presented in the Distinguished Papers Session of the 93rd Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association.  Vancouver, CA. 

Lane F. C. & Chapman, N. (2011, March). Strength-based education & the social change model of leadership. Annual Conference of the National Association of Student Personnel Administrators. Philadelphia, PA.

Cobb, J., & Lane, F. C. (2011, March). Educating and Tracking Student Growth in Properly Assessing Risk. Annual Conference of the American College Personnel Association. Philadelphia, PA.

Lane, F. C. & Chapman, N. (2010, June). Measuring strength’s self-efficacy among students in a 4-year cohort leadership program. Strength’s in Education Conference. Omaha, NE.

Lane, F. C. (2010, June). Why propensity score matching should be used to assess programmatic effects. National Association of Student Personnel Administrators Assessment and Retention Conference, Baltimore, MD.

Lane, F. C., & Henson, R. K. (2010, February). Using propensity scores in quasi-experimental designs to equate groups. Paper presented at the 33rd Annual Meeting of the Southwest Educational Research Association. New Orleans, LA.

Professional Associations

American Educational Research Association

Southwest Educational Research Association

Mid-South Educational Research Assocation

National Association of Student Personnel Administrators

Honor Societies

Phi Kappa Phi

Omicron Delta Kappa