Randy Penfield, Department Chair & Professor (Curriculum Vitae, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Educational measurement, item response theory, statistical methods for evaluating test fairness and measurement invariance, differential item functioning, equity of test-based educational accountability policies, test construction, computer adaptive testing, applied statistics, experimental design, cluster randomized control trials in educational settings.
Terry Ackerman, Professor (email@example.com)
Educational measurement and practical applications of item response theories, including computerized adaptive testing, test construction, equating, differential item/test functioning and ability estimation; theory and application of multidimensional item response theory; applied statistics.
Micheline Chalhoub-Deville, Professor (Curriculum Vitae, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Second/foreign language testing and assessment, including proficiency, performance-based, computer-based/adaptive, & achievement testing; large-scale/standardized testing, especially in international contexts; validation research; language policy and planning in educational testing.
Holly Downs, Assistant Professor (Curriculum Vitae, email@example.com)
Evaluation of K-16 programs and particularly those in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) fields delivered via traditional, hybrid, and online learning environments, theory and application of mixed methods research and case studies in evaluation.
Robert Henson, Associate Professor (Curriculum Vitae, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Development and application of cognitive diagnosis models (also known as diagnostic classification models) in addition to generalizing concepts such as test construction and item information to CDMs; latent variable modeling; classification analysis; hierarchical linear models.
Ric Luecht, Professor (email@example.com)
Educational measurement, employment and professional testing; performance assessments; standard setting; design of computerized testing systems; integration of cognitive science and measurement; automated test assembly; structural equation modeling; experimental design; multivariate statistics.
John Willse, Associate Professor (Curriculum Vitae, firstname.lastname@example.org)
Educational measurement, mixture measurement models, diagnostic classification models, practical applications of classical and modern test theory, structural equation modeling, outcomes assessment in higher education.