Brady Thomas West
Faculty Associate, Population Studies Center, Research Professor, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research and Adjunct Lecturer in Quantitative Methods and Social Sciences Program, College of Literature, Science, and the Arts
Brady T. West is a Research Professor in the Survey Methodology Program, located within the Survey Research Center at the Institute for Social Research on the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor (U-M) campus. He earned his PhD from the Michigan Program in Survey Methodology in 2011. Before that, he received an MA in Applied Statistics from the U-M Statistics Department in 2002, being recognized as an Outstanding First-year Applied Masters student, and a BS in Statistics with Highest Honors and Highest Distinction from the U-M Statistics Department in 2001. His current research interests include the implications of measurement error in auxiliary variables and survey paradata for survey estimation, survey nonresponse, interviewer variance, and multilevel regression models for clustered and longitudinal data. He is the lead author of a book comparing different statistical software packages in terms of their mixed-effects modeling procedures (Linear Mixed Models: A Practical Guide using Statistical Software, Second Edition, Chapman Hall/CRC Press, 2014), and he is a co-author of a second book entitled Applied Survey Data Analysis (with Steven Heeringa and Pat Berglund), the second edition of which was published by Chapman Hall in June of 2017. He lives in Dexter, MI with his wife Laura, his son Carter, his daughter Everleigh, and his American Cocker Spaniel Bailey.
- Arianna M. Gard, Luke Hyde, Heeringa,Steven G, Brady Thomas West, Colter Mitchell. 2023. Why weight? Analytic approaches for large-scale population neuroscience data. Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience 59:101196.
- Zhang,Shiyu, Brady Thomas West, Wagner,James Robert, Mick Couper, Gatward,Rebecca, William G Axinn. 2023. Visible Cash, a Second Incentive, and Priority Mail? An Experimental Evaluation of Mailing Strategies for a Screening Questionnaire in a National Push-To-Web/Mail Survey. Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology
- Seidenberg, Andrew B, Moser, Richard P, Brady Thomas West. 2023. Preferred Reporting Items for Complex Sample Survey Analysis (PRICSSA). Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology 11(4):743-757.
- Wagner,James Robert, Zhang,Xinyu, Elliott,Michael R, Brady Thomas West, Coffey, Stephanie M. 2023. An experimental evaluation of a stopping rule aimed at maximizing cost-quality trade-offs in surveys. Journal of the Royal Statistical Society Series A: Statistics in Society
- Benjamin W Domingue, McCammon,Ryan Jay, Brady Thomas West, Langa,Kenneth M, Weir,David R, Faul,Jessica Danielle. 2023. The Mode Effect of Web-Based Surveying on the 2018 U.S. Health and Retirement Study Measure of Cognitive Functioning. Journals of Gerontology: Series B 78(9):1466-1473.
- Luisa Kcomt, Carol J. Boyd, Evans-Polce,Rebecca, Veliz,Philip Todd, Engstrom,Curtiss, Brady Thomas West, McCabe,Sean Esteban. 2023. Ethnic Discrimination, Sexual Orientation Discrimination, and DSM-5 Alcohol Use Disorder Among U.S. Latino or Hispanic Adults. Journal of Homosexuality
- Brady Thomas West, Zhang,Shiyu, Wagner,James Robert, Gatward,Rebecca, Wah,Saw, William G Axinn. 2023. Methods for improving participation rates in national self-administered web/mail surveys: Evidence from the United States. PLOS ONE 18(8):e0289695.
- William G Axinn, Brady Thomas West, Schroeder,Heather Marie. 2023. Forced intercourse in America: a pandemic update. BMC Public Health 23(1):1-8.
- Zhang,Shiyu, Brady Thomas West, Wagner,James Robert, Gatward,Rebecca. 2023. Incorporating Adaptive Survey Design in a Two-Stage National Web or Mail Mixed-Mode Survey: An Experiment in the American Family Health Study. Journal of Survey Statistics and Methodology
- Brady Thomas West, Engstrom,Curtiss, Schepis, Ty S., Tani, Ilmul J., McCabe,Sean Esteban. 2023. How a “Something Else” Response Option for Sexual Identity Affects National Survey Estimates of Associations Between Sexual Identity, Reproductive Health, and Substance Use. Archives of Sexual Behavior :1-20.