Dakota’s academic research interests are in longitudinal and structural equation modeling. In particular, his academic research goals are to conduct methodological research on longitudinal and structural equation modeling, as well as help others apply longitudinal and structural equation models to understand growth and psychopathology.
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Dakota Cintron is currently pursuing a PhD in Measurement, Evaluation and Assessment at the University of Connecticut. Dakota grew up in Wheeling, West Virginia and obtained a BS in Economics and Public Health from Rutgers University. While there, he developed a strong interest in statistical and research methods and their application to public and health policy. His experiences ultimately led him to pursue graduate studies at the Teachers College at Columbia University. At the Teachers College, he obtained a MS in Applied Statistics and EdM in Measurement and Evaluation. His research at Teachers College was focused on structural equation modeling and cognitive diagnosis modeling. He has previously held professional positions at the Institute for Health, Health Care Policy and Aging Research, the Cardiovascular Institute of New Jersey, the National Institute for Early Education Research, the Caribbean Exploratory Research Center, New Visions for Public Schools, and Teachers College at Columbia.