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Dr. Gary L Canivez, Professor

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

Frequently Taught Courses

PSY4620: Psychological Measurements: Fundamental Principles
PSY5020: Advanced Psychological Measurement
PSY5022: Individual Intellectual Assessment
PSY5500: Child Psychopathology
PSY5021: Child and Adolescent Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Assessment
PSY3521: Psychology of Adolescence and Young Adulthood
PSY4265: Methods in Behavior Management

Education

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

Society for the Study of School Psychology
International Test Commission
International School Psychology Association
American Psychological Association (Fellow)
     Division 5 (Quantitative and Qualitative Methods)
     Division 16 (School Psychology)
     Division 47 (Society for Sport, Exercise, and Performance Psychology)
National Association of School Psychologists
Midwestern Psychological Assocation (Charter Fellow)
Illinois School Psychologists Assocation

Research

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

Selected Publications

Dombrowski, S. C., McGill, R. J., & Canivez, G. L. (in press). An alternative conceptualization of the theoretical structure of the WJ IV Cognitive at school age? A Confirmatory factor analytic investigation. Archives of Scientific Psychology.
 
Lecerf, T., & Canivez, G. L. (in press). Complementary exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses of the French WISC–V: Analyses based on the standardization sample. Psychological Assessment.

Watkins, M. W., Dombrowski, S. C., & Canivez, G. L. (2017, October). Reliability and factorial validity of the Canadian Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children–Fifth Edition.International Journal of School and Educational Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1080/21683603.2017.1342580
 
Pendergast, L. L., Nickens, L., Pham, S., Miliarresis, S., & Canivez, G. L. (2017, October). Race and gender differences in teacher perceptions of student homework performance: A preliminary examination. Contemporary School Psychology. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40688-017-0162-x
 
McGill, R. J., & Canivez, G. L. (2017, October). Confirmatory factor analyses of the WISC–IV Spanish core and supplemental Subtests: Validation evidence of the Wechsler and CHC models. International Journal of School and Educational Psychology. Advance online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/21683603.2017.1327831
 
Gervais, S. J., Davidson, M. M., Styck, K. M., Canivez, G. L., & DiLillo, D. (2017, September 28). The development and psychometric properties of the Interpersonal Sexual Objectification Scale–Perpetration version. Journal of Violence. Advance online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/vio0000148
 
Dombrowski, S. C., McGill, R. J., & Canivez, G. L. (2017, July). Hierarchical exploratory factor analyses of the Woodcock-Johnson IV Full Test Battery: Implications for CHC application in school psychology. School Psychology Quarterly.Advance online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/spq0000221 Supplemental material at http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/spq0000221.supp
 
Dombrowski, S. C., Canivez, G. L., & Watkins, M. W. (2017, May). Factor structure of the 10 WISC–V primary subtests across four standardization age groups. Contemporary School Psychology. Advance online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s40688-017-0125-2

Canivez, G. L., Watkins, M. W., Good, R., James, K., & James, T. (2017). Construct validity of the WISC­–IVUK with a referred Irish sample: Wechsler and CHC model comparisons with 15 subtests. British Journal of Educational Psychology, 87, 383–407. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/bjep.12155

Canivez, G. L. (2017). Test review of the Woodcock–Johnson IV. In J. F. Carlson, K. F. Geisinger, & J. L. Jonson (Eds.), The twentieth mental measurements yearbook (pp. 875-882). Lincoln, NE: Buros Center for Testing.
 
Canivez, G. L. (2017). Test review of the Connors Kiddie Continuous Performance Test–Second Edition. In J. F. Carlson, K. F. Geisinger, & J. L. Jonson (Eds.), The twentieth mental measurements yearbook (pp. 247-249). Lincoln, NE: Buros Center for Testing.

Canivez, G. L., Watkins, M. W., & Dombrowski, S. C. (2017). Structural validity of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children–Fifth Edition: Confirmatory factor analyses with the 16 primary and secondary subtests. Psychological Assessment, 29, 458-472. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pas0000358
 
Dombrowski, S. C., McGill, R. J., & Canivez, G. L. (2017). Exploratory and hierarchical factor analysis of the WJ IV Cognitive at school age. Psychological Assessment, 29, 394-407. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pas0000350
 
Canivez, G. L. (2016). Bifactor modeling in construct validation of multifactored tests: Implications for multidimensionality and test interpretation. In K. Schweizer & C. DiStefano (Eds.), Principles and methods of test construction: Standards and recent advancements (pp. 247–271). Gottingen, Germany: Hogrefe.
 
Canivez, G. L., & Watkins, M. W. (2016). Review of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children–Fifth Edition:  Critique, commentary, and independent analyses. In A. S. Kaufman, S. E. Raiford, & D. L. Coalson (Authors), Intelligent testing with the WISC–V (pp. 683–702).  Hoboken, NJ:  Wiley. 

Canivez, G. L., & Gaboury, A. R. (2016). Construct validity and diagnostic utility of the Cognitive Assessment System for ADHD. Journal of Attention Disorders, 20, 519–529. doi: 10.1177/1087054713489021
 
Canivez, G. L., & McGill, R. J. (2016). Factor structure of the Differential Ability Scales–Second Edition: Exploratory and hierarchical factor analyses with the core subtests. Psychological Assessment, 28, 1475-1488. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pas0000279 
 
Canivez, G. L., Watkins, M. W., & Dombrowski, S. C. (2016). Factor structure of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children–Fifth Edition: Exploratory factor analyses with the 16 primary and secondary subtests. Psychological Assessment, 28 975-986. doi: 10.1037/pas0000238
 
McGill, R. J., & Canivez, G. L. (2016). Orthogonal higher order structure of the WISC–IV Spanish using hierarchical exploratory factor analytic procedures. Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment, 34, 600-606.  doi: 10.1177/0734282915624293


Selected Conference Presentations

Canivez, G. L., McGill, R. J., Pritchard, A. E., Jacobson, L. A., Dombrowski, S. C., & Watkins, M. W. (2018, February).WISC–V Construct Validity with a Large Clinical Sample: CFA Evidence. Paper to be presented at the 2018 Annual Convention of the National Association of School Psychologists, Chicago, IL.
 
Canivez, G. L., McGill, R. J., Pritchard, A. E., Jacobson, L. A., Dombrowski, S. C., & Watkins, M. W. (2018, February).WISC–V Construct Validity with a Large Clinical Sample: EFA Evidence. Paper to be presented at the 2018 Annual Convention of the National Association of School Psychologists, Chicago, IL.
 
Bunni, D., & Canivez, G. L. (2018, February). Construct Validity of the Teate Depression Inventory for Middle-Eastern Americans. Paper to be presented at the 2018 Annual Convention of the National Association of School Psychologists, Chicago, IL.
 
Rushworth, S., & Canivez, G. L. (2018, February). Construct Validity of the Teate Depression Inventory for Black/African Americans. Paper to be presented at the 2018 Annual Convention of the National Association of School Psychologists, Chicago, IL.
 
McGill, R. J., Ward, T. J., & Canivez, G. L. (2018, February). On the Evidential Value of School Psychology Research. Paper to be presented at the 2018 Annual Convention of the National Association of School Psychologists, Chicago, IL.

Canivez, G. L., & Youngstrom, E. A. (2017, August). A World without CHC Domination? Clinical and Policy Implications. Symposium paper presented at the 2017 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Canivez, G. L., McGill, R. J., & Dombrowski, S. C. (2017, August). Construct Validity of the DAS–II Core Subtests: CFA with the Standardization Sample. Paper presented at the 2017 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
 
Canivez, G. L., Watkins, M. W., James, K., Good, R., & James, T. (2017, August). Construct Validity of the WISC–IVUK with a Referred Irish Sample: CFA with 15 Subtests. Paper presented at the 2017 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
 
Canivez, G. L. (Chair) (2017, July). Construct Validity of the WISC–IVUK and WISC–VUK: Implications for Ethical Clinical Interpretation. Symposium presented at the 39th Annual Conference of the International School Psychology Association, Manchester, UK.
 
·    Canivez, G. L., & Watkins, M. W. (2017, July). Structural and Incremental Validity of the WISC–IVUK: Knowns and Unknowns. Symposium paper presented at the 39th Annual Conference of the International School Psychology Association, Manchester, UK.
 
·    Canivez, G. L., McGill, R. J., & Watkins, M. W. (2017, July). Hierarchical Exploratory Factor Analysis of the WISC–VUK Primary and Secondary Subtests. Symposium paper presented at the 39th Annual Conference of the International School Psychology Association, Manchester, UK.
 
·    Canivez, G. L., Watkins, M. W., & McGill, R. J. (2017, July). Confirmatory Factor Analyses of the WISC–VUK Primary and Secondary Subtests: Higher-Order Versus Bifactor Models. Symposium paper presented at the 39th Annual Conference of the International School Psychology Association, Manchester, UK.
 
McGill, R. J., Canivez, G. L., & Styck, K. M. (2017, July). Clinical Interpretation of Intelligence Tests: Psychometric and Ethical Considerations. Roundtable discussion presented at the 39th Annual Conference of the International School Psychology Association, Manchester, UK.
 
Canivez, G. L., Pendergast, L. L., Laghi, F., Baiocco, R., & McDermott, P. A. (2017, July). Italian Translation and Adaptation of Adjustment Scales for Children and Adolescents and the Learning-to-Learn Scales. Paper presented at the 39th Annual Conference of the International School Psychology Association, Manchester, UK.

Lecerf, T., & Canivez, G. L. (2017, July). Exploratory and Confirmatory Factor Analysis of the French WISC–V for Five Age Groups. Paper presented at the 14th European Conference on Psychological Assessment, Lisbon, PT.
 
Canivez, G. L., Watkins, M. W., Good, R., James, K., & James, T. (2017, April). Structural Validity of the WISC–IVUK: Higher-Order and Bifactor Models. Paper presented at the 2016 Annual Convention of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Dombrowski, S. C., McGill, R. J., & Canivez, G. L. (2017, February). Structural Validity of the WJ IV Cognitive: Exploratory and Hierarchical Factor Analysis. Paper presented at the 2017 Annual Convention of the National Association of School Psychologists, San Antonio, TX.
 
McGill, R. J., & Canivez, G. L. (2017, February). Utility of Estimating g via the DAS–II SNC Composite. Paper presented at the 2017 Annual Convention of the National Association of School Psychologists, San Antonio, TX.
 
Canivez, G. L., & Jenkins, L. N., & Nesbit, M. (2017, February). Higher Order Structure of the Bullying Participant Behavior Questionnaire. Paper presented at the 2017 Annual Convention of the National Association of School Psychologists, San Antonio, TX.
 
Jenkins, L. N., & Canivez, G. L. (2017, February). Hierarchical Factor Structure of the BPBQ with Middle School Sample. Paper presented at the 2017 Annual Convention of the National Association of School Psychologists, San Antonio, TX.

Canivez, G. L., Dombrowski, S. C., & Watkins, M. W. (2016, August). WISC–V Standardization Sample Latent Factor Structure: CFA Bifactor Versus Higher–Order Models. Paper presented at the 2016 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.
 
Canivez, G. L., Watkins, M. W., James, T., James, K. & Good, R. (2016, August). Assessment of the Latent Factor Structure of the WISC–IVUK. Paper presented at the 2016 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

Nelson, J. M., Canivez, G. L., & Watkins, M. W. (2016, August). Structural and Incremental Validity of the  WAIS–IV with a Referred College Sample. Paper presented at the 2016 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.
 
McGill, R. J., & Canivez, G. L. (2016, August). Structural Validity of the WISC–IV Spanish. Paper presented at the 2016 Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.
 
Canivez, G. L., Watkins, M. W., James, K., Good, R., & James, T. (2016, July). Structural Validity of the 15 WISC–IVUK Subtests in an Irish Referral Sample: Interpretation Implications. Paper presented at the 2016 Annual Convention of the International School Psychology Association, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
 
Canivez, G. L. (Organizer/Chair) (2016, July). Psychometric Evaluations of Wechsler Scales: Construct Validity and Diagnostic Utility. Symposium presented at the 10th Conference of the International Test Commission, Vancouver, BC, CA.
 
·    Canivez, G. L., Watkins, M. W., & Dombrowski, S. C. (2016, July). What does the WISC–V Measure? EFA and CFA with the 16 Primary and Secondary Subtests. Symposium paper presented at the 10th Conference of the International Test Commission, Vancouver, BC, CA.
 
·    McGill, R. J., & Canivez, G. L. (2016, July). Structural Validity of the WISC–IV Spanish. Symposium paper presented 10th Conference of the International Test Commission, Vancouver, BC, CA.
 
·     Nelson, J. M., Canivez, G. L., & Watkins, M. W. (2016, July). Structural and Incremental Validity of the WAIS–IV in College Student Disability Evaluations. Symposium paper presented at the 10th Conference of the International Test Commission, Vancouver, BC, CA.
 
Pendergast, L. L., & Canivez, G. L. (Co-Organizers/Chairs) (2016, July). Psychometric Evaluations of Wechsler Scales: Cross-Cultural Contexts. Symposium presented at the 10th Conference of the International Test Commission, Vancouver, BC, CA.
 
·     Canivez, G. L., Watkins, M. W., James, T., James, K, & Good, R. (2016, July). Structural Validity of the 15 WISC–IVUK Subtests in an Irish Referral Sample. Symposium paper presented at the 10th Conference of the International Test Commission, Vancouver, BC, CA.
 
Canivez, G. L., Pendergast, L. L., & Beran, T. (2016, July). Reexamination of the Learning Behaviors Scale Factor Structure in a Canadian Sample. Paper presented at the 10th Conference of the International Test Commission, Vancouver, BC, CA.
 
Canivez, G. L., & McDermott, P. A. (2016, May). Incremental Validity of LBS Group Factor Scores: Standardization Sample Analyses. Paper presented at the 2016 Annual Convention of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
 
Canivez, G. L., Pendergast, L. L., & Beran, T. N. (2016, May). Reexamination of the LBS Factor Structure in a Canadian Sample. Paper presented at the 2016 Annual Convention of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
 
Canivez, G. L., Watkins, M. W., & Dombrowski, S. C. (2016, February). Structural Validity of the WISC–V: Evidence from the Standardization Sample. Paper presented at the 2016 Annual Convention of the National Association of School Psychologists, New Orleans, LA.
 
McGill, R. J., & Canivez, G. L. (2016, February). DAS–II Standardization Sample Exploratory and Hierarchical Schmid–Leiman Bifactor Analyses. Paper presented at the 2016 Annual Convention of the National Association of School Psychologists, New Orleans, LA.

Jenkins, L. N., & Canivez, G. L. (2016, February). Structural Validity of the ACES: Hierarchical Exploratory Factor Analyses. Paper presented at the 2016 Annual Convention of the National Association of School Psychologists, New Orleans, LA.
 

Funding & Grants

External Grants Funded
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Public Health Service Grant (PHS398)/National Institute of Mental Health.   1 R15 MH66829–01 ($100,000 Direct Costs). Validity and Reliability of ASCA for Native Americans. 2002–2005
 
Internal Grants Funded
Summer Research Award, Eastern Illinois University Council on Faculty Research, 2017. Structural Validity of the      WISC–VUK: Exploratory and Confirmatory Factor Analytic Analyses of Standardization Sample
Summer Research Award, Eastern Illinois University Council on Faculty Research, 2015. Structural Validity of the      WISC–V: Confirmatory Factor Analytic Analyses Comparing Bifactor and Higher–Order Models                 
Summer Research Award, Eastern Illinois University Council on Faculty Research, 2014. Structural Validity of the Cognitive Assessment System–Second Edition (CAS2).
Summer Research Award, Eastern Illinois University Council on Faculty Research, 2013. Incremental Validity of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children–Fourth UK Edition Factor Index Scores with a Large Referred Irish Sample.
Summer Research Award, Eastern Illinois University Council on Faculty Research, 2012. Hierarchical Structure of the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children–Fourth UK Edition in a Large Irish Sample: Relationships to the United States Version.
Summer Research Award, Eastern Illinois University Council on Faculty Research, 2011. Incremental Validity of the Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale–Fourth Edition: Investigation of Improved Prediction from the Factor Index Scores.

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Associate Editor, Archives of Scientific Psychology
Consulting Editor, Psychological Assessment
Consulting Editor, School Psychology Quarterly
Consulting Editor, Journal of Psychoeducational Assessment

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