Dr. Erin M. Buchanan



Role: Faculty
Campus: Springfield

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Missouri State University
901 S. National Ave.
Springfield, MO 65897



  • Ph.D. in Experimental Cognitive Psychology, 2008, Texas Tech University
  • M.A. in Experimental Psychology, 2006, Texas Tech University
  • B.S. in Psychology, 2004, Texas A&M University



  • Statistics
  • Multivariate Statistical Methods
  • Psychology and Language
  • Memory and Cognition


  • Statistics
  • Multivariate Statistical Methods
  • Structural Equation Modeling

Professional experience

  • Association for Psychological Science
  • Graduate and Professional Student Association
  • Psychonomic Society
  • Southwestern Psychological Association

Research and professional interests

  • Language meaning and use - how large lexical databases explain our member networks and the relationship of concepts to each other.
  • Judgments of memory - understanding how we judge information from memory, improving our judgments of memory
  • Statistics - the utilization of multivariate statistics in applied research, power, effect size, replication and structural equation modeling

Awards and honors

  • Academic Advising Excellence Faculty Advisor Award, National Academic Advising Association, 2016
  • Curtis P. Lawrence Award for Excellence in Advising, Missouri State University, 2016
  • Curtis P. Lawrence Teaching Award, Honor's College, Missouri State University, 2015
  • Research Award, Honor's College, Missouri State University, 2014
  • Departmental Excellence in Teaching Award, Teaching Academy, 2007

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