Daniel F. McCaffrey, PhD
Dr. McCaffrey's work has focused on adolescent populations, with emphasis on violence-prevention programs and school- and community-based substance abuse treatment. He also has examined clustered data analysis, causal inference from observational data, and value-added modeling of educational test score data. In addition, Dr. McCaffrey has investigated accountability and assessment in education. His projects have included causal effects of community-based treatment for adolescents and estimation of teacher effects via enhanced value-added models.
- Senior Statistician, The RAND Corporation, Pittsburgh, PA
- PhD, 1991, North Carolina State University, Statistics
- Rayburn, N., Shelley, G. A., Jaycox, L., Zander-Cotugno, M., Marshall, G., & McCaffrey, D. F. (in press). Reactions to dating violence among Latino teenagers: An investigation utilizing the articulated thoughts in simulated situations paradigm. Journal of Adolescence.
- Jaycox, L., McCaffrey, D. F., Eiseman, B., Aronoff, J., Shelley, G. A., Collins, R., et al. (2006). Impact of a school-based dating violence prevention program among Latino teens: Randomized controlled effectiveness trial. Journal of Adolescent Health, 39(5), 694-704.
- Jaycox, L. H., McCaffrey, D. F., Weidmer-Ocampo, B., Shelley, G. A., Blake, S. M., Peterson, D. J., et al. (2006). Challenges in the evaluation and implementation of school-based prevention and intervention programs on sensitive topics. American Journal of Evaluation, 27(3), 320-336.
- Quigley, D. D., Jaycox, L. H., McCaffrey, D. F., & Marshall, G. N. (2006). Peer and family influences on adolescent anger expression and the acceptance of cross-gender aggression. Violence and Victims, 21(5), 597-610.
- Morral, A., McCaffrey, D. F., & Ridgeway, G. (2004). Effectiveness of community-based treatment for substance-abusing adolescents: 12-month outcomes of youths entering Phoenix Academy or alternative probation dispositions. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 18(3), 257-268.