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 Gary L Canivez

Gary L Canivez


Office: 1001 - Physical Science
Phone: 217-581-6413
Email: glcanivez@eiu.edu
Website: http://ux1.eiu.edu/~glcanivez/

Frequently Taught Courses

Psychological Measurements: Fundamental Principles, Advanced Psychological Measurement, Individual Intellectual Assessment, Child Psychopathology, Personality Assessment


B.S., Bemidji State University, 1982
M.S. Ed., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 1985
Ph.D., Southern Illinois University at Carbondale, 1987

Professional Organizations

International Test Commission
American Psychological Association (Fellow)
     Division 5, Division 47
National Association of School Psychologists
Midwestern Psychological Assocation (Charter Fellow)
Illinois School Psychologists Assocation


Psychometric Evaluation of Intelligence, Achievement, Personality, & Psychopathology Tests; Bias Assessment in Testing; Sport Psychology; Computer Applications in Psychology


Selected Publications

Canivez, G. L. (2013, July 29). Construct validity of the WISC–IV with a referred sample: Direct versus indirect hierarchical structures. School Psychology Quarterly. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1037/spq0000032
Canivez, G. L., & Gaboury, A. R. (2013, June 11). Construct validity and diagnostic utility of the Cognitive Assessment System for ADHD. Journal of Attention Disorders. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1177/1087054713489021
Pendergast, L. L., Watkins, M. W., & Canivez, G. L. (2013, May 8). Structural and convergent validity of the Homework Performance Questionnaire. Educational Psychology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1080/01443410.2013.785058
Watkins, M. W., Canivez, G. L., James, T., Good, R., & James, K. (2013).  Construct validity of the WISC­–IVUK with a large referred Irish sample. International Journal of School and Educational Psychology, 1, 102-111. doi: 10.1080/21683603.2013.794439
Nelson, J. M., Canivez, G. L., & Watkins, M. W. (2013). Structural and incremental validity of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale–Fourth Edition (WAIS–IV) with a clinical sample. Psychological Assessment, 25, 618-630. doi: 10.1037/a0032086

Canivez, G. L. (2013). Psychometric versus actuarial interpretation of intelligence and related aptitude batteries. In D. H. Saklofske, C. R. Reynolds, & V. L. Schwean, (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Child Psychological Assessments (pp. 84–112). New York: Oxford University Press.
Canivez, G. L. (2013). Incremental validity of WAIS–IV factor index scores: Relationships with WIAT–II and WIAT-III subtest and composite scores. Psychological Assessment, 25, 484-495. doi: 10.1037/a0032092
Davidson, M. M, Gervais, S. J., Canivez, G. L., & Cole, B. P. (2013). A psychometric examination of the Interpersonal Sexual Objectification Scale among college men. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 60, 239-250. doi: 10.1037/a0032075
Canivez, G. L., & Kush, J. C. (2013). WISC–IV and WAIS–IV structural validity: Alternate methods, alternate results. Commentary on Weiss et al. (2013a) and Weiss et al. (2013b). Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 31, 157–169. doi: 10.1177/0734282913478036
Davidson, M. M, & Canivez, G. L. (2012). Attitudes Toward Violence Scale: Psychometric features with a high school sample. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 27, 3660–3682. doi: 10.1177/0886260512447578
Nelson, J. M., & Canivez, G. L. (2012). Examination of the structural, convergent, and incremental validity of the Reynolds Intellectual Assessment Scales (RIAS) with a clinical sample. Psychological Assessment, 24, 129–140. doi: 10.1037/a0024878
Associate Editor, Psychological Assessment
Consulting Editor, School Psychology Quarterly
Consulting Editor, Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment

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