Brady T. West

Brady T. West

Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center.
Research Associate Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research.
Ph.D., Survey Methodology, University of Michigan
Research Interests:  Dr. West's current research interests include the implications of measurement error in auxiliary variables and survey paradata for survey estimation, survey nonresponse, interviewer variance, and multilevel regression models for clustered and longitudinal data. He is the lead author of the book Linear Mixed Models: A Practical Guide Using Statistical Software and co-author of the book Applied Survey Data Analysis.

Select Projects

Methodological Research on Developing a Fully-Functional Web-Based App to Collect Food Data (USDA)

Collaborative Research: Video Communication Technologies in Survey Data Collection (NSF)

A More Efficient Web-Based Approach to Collecting National Family, Fertility and Reproductive Health Data (NICHD)

Advancing the Science of Responsive Design Using Bayesian Methodology (NIA)

Sexual Orientation, Discrimination, and Health Disparities in DSM-5 Alcohol Use Disorder (NIAAA)

Indices of Selection Bias for Non-Probability Samples (NICHD)

Disparities in Diabetes Comorbidities and Multiple Chronic Conditions (NIDDK)

Health, Stress, and Tobacco Use Disparities among Sexual Minority Populations (NCI)

Responsive Design for Efficient Survey Data Collection: An Education Program (NICHD)

E-Cigarette Use and Longitudinal Changes in Cigarette Smoking and Health (NCI)

The Initiation of a New Cohort of the Longitudinal Study of American Youth (LSAY) supplemental funding (NSF)

Trajectories of Nonmedical Prescription Drug Misuse (NIDA)

Longitudinal Changes in Recovery from Drug Use Disorders: A National Study (NIDA)

NCSES Surveys (NSF)

Extending the Longitudinal Study of American Youth into a Study of Aging (NIA)

Effective Observational Strategies for Health Survey Interviewers (NICHD)

Collaborative Research: Decomposing Interviewer Variance in Standardized and Conversational Interviewing (NSF)

The Initiation of a New Cohort of the Longitudinal Study of American Youth (LSAY) (NSF)

Trajectories of Nonmedical Prescription Drug Misuse (NIDA)


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