2014 Best Student Methodology Presentation: Paulette Flore

Paulette Flore

Biosketch: Paulette grew up in Heerjansdam, the Netherlands. In 2013 she completed her Research Master in Social and Behavioral Sciences at Tilburg University, with a minor in methodology and statistics. Currently she works as a PhD candidate at Tilburg University at the Department of Methodology and Statistics on a project funded by the The Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO). Her main research interest is the influence of stereotype threat on mathematical test performance of girls and women. She particularly focuses on the psychometric properties of stereotype threat data. In the context of stereotype threat she studies several statistical methods that are frequently used to detect differential item functioning (e.g., Mantel-Haenszel, SIBTEST, and Item Response Models).

Recent publications:
Flore, P. C., & Wicherts, J. M. (2014). Does stereotype threat influence performance of girls in stereotyped domains? A meta-analysis. Journal of School Psychology. doi