Valerie Ryan


Valerie Ryan completed her PhD in the Behavioral Science program and a master’s degree in Statistics at URI. Her background is in psychology, history, and applied statistics. She is currently a behavioral scientist at the Collaborating Center for Questionnaire Design and Evaluation Research at the National Center for Health Statistics.


Network Analysis, Feminist theory, Intimate partner violence, History of science


MS in Statistics, University of Rhode Island, 2020

PhD in Behavioral Science, University of Rhode Island, 2020

MA in Behavioral Science, University of Rhode Island, 2018

BA in Psychology and History, Suffolk University, 2014


Selected Publications

Ryan, V. M., Kunicki, Z. J., Egan-Kunicki, J. N., & Harlow, L. L. (2022). Connectedness within the Statistics Classroom. Teaching of Psychology
Cibelli Hibben, K., Ryan, V., Hoppe, T., Scanlon, P. (2022). Analysis and Results of Time Reference Web Probes on the RANDS COVID-19 Survey. National Center for Health Statistics – QDRL. Hyattsville, MD
Garlington, T., Ryan, V. M., Nolty, C., Ilagan, H., & Kunicki, Z. J. (2021). Bringing Social Justice into the Statistics Classroom. Teaching of Psychology48(3), 269–274.
Dibble, E. H., Ryan, V. M., Baird, G. L., Swenson, D. W., & Healey, T. T. (2020). Psychometric validation of a nonproprietary survey of patient satisfaction for use in outpatient radiology centers. Journal of the American College of Radiology17(3), 423-432.