Edward M Bohlig
Michael Bohlig is the assistant director of research at the Center for Community College Student Engagement at the University of Texas at Austin. Bohlig leads the research team at the center which is responsible for data management and reporting of the center's three national surveys. He is also responsible for psychometric analysis of the center's instruments and statistical analysis of the center's extensive database on over one million community college students. His research interests center on student success at community colleges and the effects of enrollment status and developmental education on persistence and completion.
Bohlig earned a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology with an emphasis on test and measurement from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Methodologically, his interests are longitudinal data analysis, psychometrics, item response theory, and structural equation modeling. Bohlig has extensive experience in applied research in the areas of epidemiology, community-based clinical trials in behavioral research, and pharmaceutical clinical trials.