Craig A. Mason

Craig MasonProfessor of Education & Applied Quantitative Methods
craig.mason@maine.edu
Phone: 207.581.9059
Fax: 207.581.9060

312 Shibles Hall
University of Maine
Orono, ME 04469-5766

Bio: Craig A. Mason is a research methodologist whose personal areas of interest are developmental epidemiology, biobehavioral informatics, and quantitative methods. His work in developmental epidemiology focuses on educational outcomes and developmental disabilities in children, while his work in biobehavioral informatics focuses on electronic data linkage and data system design. Common to all of this work is a strong interest in quantitative methods, and in particular growth modeling, structural equation modeling, and epidemiological analyses.

Please visit his personal website (link below) for more information.

Education
Ph.D., 1993, Child Clinical Psychology, University of Washington
B.S., 1986, Psychology, Brigham Young University

Courses taught at UMaine

  • EHD510: Introduction to Educational Research
  • EHD574: Statistical Methods in Education, II

Sample publications

  • Mason, C.A., and Tu, S. (2008). Data linkage using probabilistic decision rules: A primer. Birth Defects Research, Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology, 82, 812-821.
  • Mason, C.A., and Tu, S. (2008). Partitioning a population attributable fraction for a sequential chain of effects. Epidemiologic Perspectives and Innovations, 5:5, doi:10.1186/1742-5573-5-5.
  • Centers for Disease Control and Prevention*, (2010). Identifying infants with hearing loss — United States, 1999–2007. Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR), 59(8), 220-223. * Reported by Gaffney, M., Eichwald, J., Grosse, S.D., and Mason, C.A.
  • Butterfield, S.A., Mason, C.A., Tu, S., Lehnhard, R.A., and Schaper, M.E. (2015). Performance by middle school children with and without asthma on the Progressive Aerobic Cardiovascular Endurance Run. Perceptual and Motor Skills: Physical Development and Measurement, 120(2), 628-641.
  • Schwartz, S.J., Unger, J.B., Zamboanga, B.L., Cordova, D., Mason, C.A., Huang, S., Baezconde-Garbanati, L., Lorenzo-Blanco, E.I., Des Rosiers, S., Soto, D.W., Villamar, J.A., Pattarroyo, M., Lizzi, K.M., and Szapocznik, J. (2015). Developmental trajectories of acculturation: Links with family functioning and mental health in recent-immigrant Hispanic adolescents. Child Development., 86(3), 726-748.

Craig’s personal website: sites.google.com/a/maine.edu/craigmason/