Dr. Micheline Chalhoub-Deville, Professor of the Department of Educational Research Methodology, has received the 2013 UNCG School of Education Outstanding Senior Scholar Award. Dr. Chalhoub-Deville was recognized for being an internationally acclaimed scholar in the area of language testing and assessment. Dr. Chalhoub-Deville’s scholarship spans 40 journal articles, book chapters, and edited books, and approximately 80 national and international scholarly presentations. Her research has appeared in the most prestigious journals in the field of language testing, and is widely cited. In addition, she has authored two edited books related to language testing: (a) Issues in Computer Adaptive Testing of Reading Proficiency, and (b) Inference and Generalizability in Applied Linguistics: Multiple Research Perspectives.
A salient property of Dr. Chalhoub-Deville’s scholarly impact is the leadership roles she has assumed within the field of language testing. She is the founder and first president of the Mid-West Association of Language Testers (MwALT). She has served as a member of the Executive Board of the International Language Testing Association, the American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages, Second Language Research Special Interest Group, and the American Association of Teachers of Arabic. She has also served as a member of the TOEFL Board, which oversees policies that govern the program, and as chair of the TOEFL Committee of Examiners, which directs the programs’ research and development activities.
As a faculty member in the Department of Educational Research Methodology, Dr. Chaloub-Deville maintains an active research program, mentors graduate students, and teaches graduate courses in language testing, assessment, validity, and methodology. She is also a founding member of the UNCG Coalition for Diverse Language Communities.