Philip Chalmers

Assistant Professor

Locations / Contact Info:

BSB 333

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Dr. R. Philip Chalmers

Faculty & School/Dept.

Faculty of Health - Department of Psychology


PhD - 2016
York University

MA - 2012
York University

BSc - 2009
Nipissing University

Selected Publications

  • Chalmers, R. P. & Adkins, M. C. (2020). Writing Effective and Reliable Monte Carlo Simulations with the SimDesign Package. Tutorials in Quantitative Methods in Psychology. DOI: 10.20982/tqmp.16.4.p248

  • Chalmers, R. P. (2020). Partially and Fully Non-compensatory Response Models for Dichotomous and Polytomous Items. Applied Psychological Measurement. DOI:

  • Schneider, L., Chalmers, R. P., Debelak, R., & Merkle, E. (2019). Model selection of non-nested and nested item response models using Vuong tests. Multivariate Behavioral Research, DOI: 10.1080/00273171.2019.1664280

  • Chalmers, R. P. (2018). Numerical Approximation of the Observed Information Matrix with Oakes’ Identity. British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology, 17(3), 415–436. DOI: 10.1111/bmsp.12127

  • Chalmers, R. P. (2018). Model-Based Measures for Detecting and Quantifying Response Bias. Psychometrika, 83(3), 696–732. DOI: 10.1007/s11336-018-9626-9


Currently available to supervise graduate students: Yes

Currently taking on work-study students, Graduate Assistants or Volunteers: Yes

Available to supervise undergraduate thesis projects: Yes

Curriculum Vitae (C.V. file):

CV of Robert Philip Chalmers