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Dr. William R. Nugent

William R. Nugent, PhD

Associate Dean for Research and Professor


Education:

  • BS, MS, MSW, PhD, Florida State University

Research Interests:

  • Measurement issues in meta-analysis
  • Meta-analysis measurement
  • Suicide risk assessment methods.

Current Research Projects:

  • Currently conducting simulation studies on the effects of differential validity and differential reliability on the comparability of meta-analytic effect sizes based on the scores from different measures.
  • Currently conducting a validity study of a short-form suicidal ideation measure.
  • Currently conducting a theoretical investigation of the comparability of meta-analytic effect sizes based on the scores from different measures.

Courses Taught:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (SW 527)
  • Research for Social Work Practice I (SW 601)
  • Research for Social Work Practice II (SW 602)
  • DSW Capston II (SW 625)
  • Critical Review of Research Literature (SW 628)

Awards:

  • 2014 Society for Social Work and Research Fellow
  • 2015 Nominee for Chancellor’s Excellence in Teaching Award

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