Dr. Xin (Cynthia) Tong is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Virginia. Methodologically, her research is focused on Bayesian methodology, statistical computing, robust and interpretable longitudinal studies, and missing data analysis. Substantively, she is interested in longitudinal development of cognitive ability and achievement skills, healthcare analytics, and sustainability research. Her most recent research is on Bayesian quantile longitudinal analysis, funded by NSF.
Dr. Tong is a faculty fellow of the LIFE Academy.