Aryn received her B.A. in Psychology from Miami University (Ohio) in 2004 and her M.S. in Life-Span Developmental Psychology from West Virginia University in 2006. She earned an M.A. (2009) and Ph.D. (2010) from The Ohio State University in Quantitative Research, Evaluation, and Measurement. Aryn is currently an Associate Professor in the Evaluation and Measurement program. Her research interests include the intersection of technology and communication in education (e.g., Social Networking Site [SNS]) use) among undergraduate and graduate university students, medical students, and in clinical settings and other health-related professions. Her research has been published in journals such as Computers in Human Behavior, Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, American Journal of Pharmaceutical Education, and Journal of Nursing Measurement. Aryn’s technical areas of interest include Item Response Theory, Factor Analysis, and Hierarchical Linear Modeling. She has collaborated across many disciplines and internationally, resulting in publications and presentations that span many different fields of study (e.g., education, psychology, medicine).
B.A. in Psychology, Miami University, M.S. in Life-Span Developmental Psychology, West Virginia University, M.A. and Ph.D. Quantitative Research, Evaluation, and Measurement, The Ohio State University