Cathy (Xijuan) Zhang

Assistant Professor

Email address(es):

xijuan@yorku.ca

Faculty & School/Dept.

Faculty of Health - Department of Psychology

Degrees

Ph.D - 2021
University of British Columbia
Vancouver

Selected Publications

Zhang, X., Astivia, O.L.O., Kroc, E., & Zumbo, B.D. (under review). How to think clearly about Central Limit Theorem.



Zhang, X., & Savalei, V. (Minor Revision). New computations for RMSEA and CFI following FIML and TS estimation with missing data. Psychological Methods.



Zhang, X., & Savalei, V. (2019). Examining the effect of missing data on RMSEA and CFI under the normal theory full information maximum likelihood. Structural Equation Modeling, 27, 219-239. https://doi.org/10.1080/10705511.2019.1642111



Zhang, X., Tse, WW-Y., & Savalei, V. (2019). Improved properties of the Big Five Inventory and the Rosenberg Self-Esteem Scale in the Expanded format relative to the Likert Format. Frontiers in Psychology, 10:1286. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01286



Zhang, X., & Savalei, V (2018). Investigating the effect of missing data on the population CFI and RMSEA values. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 53, 147. https://doi.org/10.1080/00273171.2017.1405787



Zhang, X., Noor, R., & Savalei, V. (2016). Examining the effect of reverse worded items on the factor structure of the Need for Cognition Scale. PLOS ONE 11(6): e0157795. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0157795



Zhang, X., & Savalei, V. (2016a). Bootstrapping confidence intervals for fit indices in structural equation modeling. Structural Equation Modeling, 23, 392-408. https://doi.org/10.1080/10705511.2015.1118692



Zhang, X., & Savalei, V. (2016b). Improving the factor structure of psychological scales: The Expanded format as an alternative to the Likert scale format. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 76, 357-386. https://doi.org/10.1177/0013164415596421



 


Awards

Quantitative Methods Research Paper Award of the Canadian Psychological Association - 2020

Supervision

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