Daniel Bolt

Daniel Bolt
Daniel Bolt
Professor,
University of Wisconsin–Madison

Daniel Bolt is the Nancy C. Hoefs-Bascom Professor of Educational Psychology and chair of the Quantitative Methods area at the University of Wisconsin–Madison. His research interests focus on the theory and application of psychometric methods in education and psychology, especially in the application of latent variable models for purposes of test validation, assessment of individual differences (such as response styles), and the modeling of student growth. He received a Ph.D. in psychology and quantitative methods from the
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Publications by Daniel Bolt
We illustrate the application of mixture IRT models to evaluate the possibility of respondent confusion due to the negative wording of certain items on a social-emotional learning (SEL) assessment. Using actual student self-report ratings on four…