Larry Williams

Larry Williams

Director of Survey Research and Methodology Program, Donald and Shirley Clifton Chair of Survey Science

Director of the Consortium for the Advancement of Research Methods and Analysis Professor of Management


  • Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior, Indiana University
  • M.S. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Purdue University
  • B.S. in Psychology, Purdue University


  • Structural Equation Modeling
  • Goodness of Fit Measures
  • Parcels in Structural Equation Modeling Research
  • Self-report Biases
  • Structural Equation Modeling


Dr. Larry Williams is the director of the Survey Research and Methodology program (SRAM), Donald and Shirley Clifton chair of survey science and professor of management. He joins CBA from the University of North Dakota, where he was a professor of psychology and director of the Consortium for the Advancement of Research Methods and Analysis (CARMA). He received his Ph.D. in organizational behavior from Indiana University His research interests include the application of structural equation methods to various substantive and methodological concerns.

Williams established CARMA, an interdisciplinary center devoted to advancing faculty and students’ knowledge of organizational and social science research methods and data analysis techniques, in 1997. The Southern Management Association recognized him as the author of the third-most highly-cited article in the 40-year history of the Journal of Management in 2016. His research has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Organizational Research Methods and Academy of Management Annals.

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