BSc, MEd (Western Australia), PhD (Chicago)

Professor David Andrich is Chapple Professor of Education in the Graduate School of Education, the University of Western Australia. He was formerly with the School of Education, Murdoch University. Professor Andrich specialises in modern theories of social measurement with applications to education, psychology and sociology. He is currently working on response formats and models for both performance assessment and preference and choice decisions. Other areas of expertise include:

  • research design in the social sciences
  • tertiary entrance and selection
  • history of social measurement

  • Andrich, D. and Styles, I (1998), "The structural relationship between attitude and behaviour statements from an unfolding perspective", in Psychological Methods 3(4):454-469
  • Andrich, D., de Jong, J. H.A.L and Sheridan, B.E (1997), "Diagnostic opportunities with the Rasch model for ordered response categories", in Applications of Latent Trait and Latent Class Models in the Social Sciences. Ch.4, pp.58-68. J. Rost and R. Langeheine (eds.). Münster and New York: Waxmann Verlag GMBH
  • Andrich, D (1996), "A hyperbolic cosine latent trait model for unfolding polytomous responses: Reconciling Thurstone and Likert methodologies", in British Journal of Mathematical and Statistical Psychology, 49:347-365
  • Andrich, D (1996), "Measurement criteria for choosing among models for graded responses", in Analysis of categorical variables in developmental research. Chapter 1, pp 3-35. A. von Eye and C. C. Clogg (eds.). Orlando, USA: Academic Press
  • Andrich, D (1995), "Models for measurement, precision and the non-dichotomization of graded responses", in Psychometrika, 60(1):7-26