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Brandon Kopp

Brandon Kopp

 Brandon Kopp, Ph.D.

Director, Data Science Research Center  Office of Survey Methods Research
  • Ohio State University, 2010, Ph.D., Social Psychology
  • Ohio State University, 2006, M.A., Social Psychology
  • North Dakota State University, 2003, B.S., Psychology and Sociology
Fields of Interest:
  • Data science
  • Supervised machine learning
  • Unsupervised machine learning
  • Natural language processing
  • Responsible AI
  • Qualitative user experience testing
Professional Experience:
  • Director, Data Science Research Center, Bureau of Labor Statistics, July 2022 -present
  • Research Data Scientist, Bureau of Labor Statistics, April 2022 – July 2022
  • Research Psychologist, Bureau of Labor Statistics, July 2010 – April 2022
  • Graduate Research Fellow, Ohio State University, August 2003 – June 2010
Selected Publications and Working Papers:
  • Kaplan, R.L., Kopp, B., Phipps, P. (2019). Contrasting stylized questions of sleep with diary measures from the American Time Use Survey. In P. Beatty, D. Collins, L. Kaye, J.L. Padilla, G. Willis, & A. Wilmot (Eds.), Advances in questionnaire design, development, evaluation, and testing. John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

  • Johnson, I.R., Kopp, B., Petty, R.E. (2019). Just say no! (and mean it): Meaningful negation as a tool to modify automatic racial attitudes. Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, 21(1), 88-110.

  • Geisen, E., Lau, C.Q., Stringer, M.C., Edgar, J., Kopp, B., & Richards, A. (2016). Availability of respondent provided financial records to supplement self-reports of household expenditures. Survey Practice, 9(5).

  • Fricker, S., Kopp, B., Tan, L., & Tourangeau, R. (2015). A review of measurement error assessment in a U.S. household consumer expenditure survey. Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology, 3(1), 67-88.

  • Fricker, S., Kopp, B., & To, N. (2014). Exploring a balance edit approach in the Consumer Expenditure Quarterly Interview Survey. In C.D. Carroll, T.F. Crossley, & J. Sabelhaus (Eds.), Improving the measurement of consumer expenditures, studies in income and wealth: Vol. 74 (pp. 347-364). Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

  • Kopp, B. & Miltenberger, R.G. (2009). Evaluating the acceptability of four versions of a child sexual abuse prevention program. Child & Family Behavior Therapy, 31(3), 192-202.

  • Kopp, B. & Miltenberger, R.G. (2008). Evaluating the validity and social acceptability of child sexual abuse prevention skill measures. Child & Family Behavior Therapy, 30(1), 1-11.

  • Loersch, C., Kopp, B., & Petty, R. E. (2007). Attitude change. In R. Baumeister & K. Vohs (Eds), Encyclopedia of social psychology (Vol. 1, pp.61-65). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

  • Conyers, C., Miltenberger, R.G., Gubin, A., Barenz, R., Jurgens, M., Sailer, A., Haugen, M., & Kopp, B. (2004). A comparison of response cost and differential reinforcement of other behavior to reduce disruptive behavior in a preschool classroom. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 37, 411-415.

  • Conyers, C., Miltenberger, R.G., Romaniuk, C., Kopp, B., & Himle, M. (2003). Evaluation of DRO schedules to reduce disruptive behavior in a preschool classroom. Child & Family Behavior Therapy, 25, 1-6.


Last Modified Date: December 6, 2022