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Lynne Steuerle Schofield

Pronouns: She/Her

Lynne is a statistician whose research focuses on latent variable analysis and psychometrics.

Lynne’s research focuses on latent variable analysis. She has developed models meant to measure the development of measurement of human capital and the decline of cognition in older adults. Lynne’s papers have appeared in top journals in economics, statistics, political science, and demography. In 2018, the American Statistical Association presented her with the Waller Education Award. Lynne has mostly worked on projects involving the NLSY.

Lynne is an associate professor in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Swarthmore College. At Swarthmore, she served for three years as the Associate Dean of Faculty for Diversity, Recruitment, and Retention. Prior to joining the faculty at Swarthmore, she worked as the Special Assistant to the Dean at the College of Education at Temple University. Lynne also spent time as a Research Associate at the National Academies of Sciences with the Board on Testing and Assessment.



Carnegie Mellon University

Appointments & Affiliations

Associate Professor

Swarthmore College

Honors & Awards

Waller Education Award | 2018

American Statistical Association

Project Contributions

National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997

A new, younger cohort of the nation’s preeminent survey of labor force participation from teen years to retirement


U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics