New JEM Editors Appointed

Rose C. McCallin, Chair, Publications Committee

The NCME Board of Directors is pleased to announce that Dr. George Engelhard, Jr. and Dr. Jonathan Templin have been named Editors of the Journal of Educational Measurement (JEM) for the 2017-2019 editorial term.

Dr. George Engelhard, Jr. is a professor of educational measurement and policy at The University of Georgia.  He is co-editor of four books and the author or co-author of over 175 journal articles, book chapters, and monographs.  He currently serves on several editorial boards including Applied Measurement in Education, Educational and Psychological Measurement, Journal of Applied Measurement, and Measurement: Interdisciplinary Research and Perspectives.  Professor Engelhard is a fellow of the American Educational Research Association and a recipient of several fellowships—a National Academy of Education Spencer Foundation Fellowship Award and a Lilly Post-Doctoral Teaching Award.  In 2015, he received the first Qiyas Award for Excellence in International Educational Assessment recognizing his contributions to the improvement of educational measurement at the local, national, and international levels.  He serves on several national technical advisory committees on educational measurement and policy including Georgia, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Washington. His latest book was published in 2013:  Invariant Measurement: Using Rasch Models in the Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences (New York: Routledge). 

Dr. Jonathan Templin is an associate professor at the University of Kansas with appointments in the Department of Educational Psychology and the Achievement and Assessment Institute.  He is a leader in the development of diagnostic classification models (DCMs)—and an author of Diagnostic Measurement: Theory, Methods, and Applications, which won the 2012 American Educational Research Association Division D Award for Significant Contribution to Educational Measurement and Research Methodology.  Dr. Templin received the 2015 AERA Cognition and Assessment SIG Award for Outstanding Contributions to Research in Cognition and Assessment.  He has published extensively in the field’s highest quality journals; is involved on the Dynamic Learning Maps™ (DLM®) project; and has served as an editor, an associate editor, and on editorial boards for Applied Psychological Measurement, Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, International Journal of Testing, Psychometrika, and School Psychology Quarterly.  Dr. Templin currently is an elected member of the Editorial Council for the official journal of the Psychometric Society (Psychometrika), an elected member of the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology, and Chair of the NCME Awards Committee.

We look forward to their editorship of NCME’s flagship journal and thank both for their service to NCME and to the field of educational measurement.