Faculty Directory

Lynn Foster-Johnson

Adjunct Professor




(603) 667-6734


PhD, University of South Florida, 1994; MA, University of South Florida, 1987; BA, University of South Florida, 1985

Areas of Expertise

Statistics, measurement, survey design, SAS programming language

Professional Activities

Academic positions

  • Assistant Professor, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine, 2015–present
  • Faculty Fellow, Center for Program Design and Evaluation, Department of Community and Family Medicine, Geisel School of Medicine, 2015–present
  • Associate Director of Institutional Research, Dartmouth College, 2002–14
  • Tuck School of Business, 1996–present
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, NASMHPD/NIMH, 1994–96
  • Educational Researcher, Florida Mental Health Institute, 1989–93

Editorial positions

  • Reviewer, Journal of Experimental Education, Academic Medicine, Psychological Methods

Working Papers

  • With A. Taylor and R. Herriman, “Learning from Innovation: The Role of Attention in Knowledge-Rich and Knowledge-Sparse Workgroup Environments”
  • With J. Kromrey, “Predicting Group-Level Outcome Variables: Validation of a Recommended Strategy”

Selected Publications

  • With J. Kromrey, "Group-Level Outcomes in Multilevel Designs: An Empirical Comparison of Analysis Strategies," in JSM Proceedings, Statistical Computing Section, Alexandria, VA: American Statistical Association
  • With N. Berman, L. Fall, S. Smith, D. Levine, C. Maloney, M. Potts, and B. Siegel, “Integration Strategies for the Use of Virtual Patients in the Clinical Clerkship,” Academic Medicine, 37(1),  2009
  • With B. Lawson, K. Baker, and S. Powell, “A Comparison of Spreadsheet Users with Different Levels of Experience,” Omega: The International Journal of Management Science, 37(1), 2009
  • With J. Ferron and J. Kromrey, “The Functioning of Single-Case Randomization Tests with and without Random Assignment,” Journal of Experimental Education, 71(3), 2003
  • With D. Logue, R. Rogalski, and J. Seward, “What’s Special About the Role of Underwriter Reputation and Market Activities in IPOs?” Journal of Business, 75(2), 2002
  • With M. Davidson, “Mentoring in the Preparation of Graduate Researchers of Color,” Review of Educational Research, 71(4), 2001
  • With J. Kromrey, “Statistically Differentiating Between Interaction and Nonlinearity in Multiple Regression Analysis: A Monte Carlo Investigation of a Recommended Strategy,” Educational and Psychological Measurement, 59(3) 1999
  • With J. Ferron, “Analyzing Single-Case Data with Visually Guided Randomization Tests,” Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, and Computers, 1998