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M. Lee Van Horn, PhD

Professor, Educational Psychology

Director of the Methodology Group @ UNM

TEC 274
505 277-4535
Ph.D. in Developmental Psychology from the University of Alabama at Birmingham in 2001.

Research & Scholarly Interests

Lee’s research focuses on understanding statistical methods for assessing individual differences. His current research focuses on statistical and applied issues around regression mixture models and a recently funded study to develop methods for modeling individual differences in intervention effects. He has applied these methods to diverse areas around human development including academic performance for at-risk students, modeling causes of delinquency and drug use in adolescence, and promoting physical activity. He also specializes in statistical methods for group randomized trials.


  • EDPY 604 Multiple Regression Techniques as Applied to Education
  • EDPY 607 Structural Equation Modeling
  • EDPY 608 Multilevel Modeling