Patrick Manapat

Grad Research Associate
Graduate Assistant/Associate
TEMPE Campus

Student Information

Graduate Student
Psychology (Quantitative Research Methods)
The College of Lib Arts & Sci


Patrick Manapat is a graduate student pursuing a PhD in Quantitative Research Methods within the Department of Psychology at Arizona State University. Manapat's research interests include item response theory, factor analysis, and machine learning. Currently, he is working under the direction of Dr. Michael Edwards. Recent projects include the effect of nonnormality on the 2-parameter logistic model, a psychometric evaluation of the Brief Self-Control Scale, and an investigation of the replicability issues found with factor analytic studies.

Manapat has also worked as a graduate teaching associate for graduate statistics courses (e.g., PSY 531, PSY 530) as well as undergraduate statistics courses (e.g., PSY 230).

Manapat was born and raised in the Anaheim area (Orange County, CA). In his spare time, he enjoys watching an playing basketball, attempting to stick to his gym routine, new food experiences, craft cocktails, and Hot Cheetos. Manapat's music taste lies in the realm of hip-hop and R&B and he may or may not be a Belieber. He is. 


Manapat recieved his MA (2017) and BA (2015) in Psychology from California State University, Fullerton. During his time at CSUF, he worked under the direction of Dr. Kathleen Preston.

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