New NCME Book Series Editorial Board Chair

Rose C. McCallin, Chair, Publications Committee

Dr. Brian E. Clauser has been appointed as Chair of the Editorial Board for the NCME APPLICATIONS OF EDUCATIONAL MEASUREMENT AND ASSESSMENT BOOK SERIES.  Dr. Clauser begins his term in April 2016, following Dr. Michael J. Kolen who has served in this capacity since April 2011. 

Dr. Clauser currently is Vice President of Measurement Consulting Services for the National Board of Medical Examiners.  With more than two decades of applied experience in psychometrics and with editorial experience as a former Editor of the Journal of Educational Measurement (JEM), Dr. Clauser brings to the position expertise that is essential to the ongoing success of the book series.  He has published extensively, including a chapter in the recently published first volume in the NCME Book Series, Technology and Testing—Improving Educational and Psychological Measurement.  Dr. Clauser also has served as a reviewer for numerous refereed journals, including Applied Measurement in Education, Applied Psychological Measurement, Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, International Journal of Testing, JEM, Journal of Educational and Behavioral Statistics, and Measurement: Interdisciplinary Research and Perspectives.  His editorial experience, psychometric and measurement expertise, and years of collaboration with internationally recognized experts in measurement, will be essential to steering the Book Series as it continues to make important contributions to the field.

We look forward to Dr. Clauser’s service as Chair of the Editorial Board for the NCME APPLICATIONS OF EDUCATIONAL MEASUREMENT AND ASSESSMENT BOOK SERIES, and we thank him for his continued service to NCME.