Stephen G. Sireci, Ph.D.
Dr. Stephen Sireci is Distinguished University Professor and Director of the Center for Educational Assessment in the College of Education at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. He was previously senior psychometrician at the GED Testing Service, psychometrician for the Uniform CPA Exam, and Research Supervisor of Testing at the Newark Board of Education.
Dr. Sireci’s research is on educational test development and evaluation, particularly focused on issues of validity, cross-lingual assessment, standard setting, and computer-based testing. He serves on advisory committees for the state of Texas and for Puerto Rico. Dr. Sireci is a Fellow of the American Educational Research Association and of Division 5 of the American Psychological Association. He is a former board member of the National Council on Measurement in Education and a past president of the Northeastern Educational Research Association. The University of Massachusetts at Amherst has awarded Dr. Sireci the School of Education’s Outstanding Teacher Award, an Award for Outstanding Accomplishments in Research and Creative Activity, and the Chancellor’s Medal.
Dr. Sireci was formerly co-editor of the International Journal of Testing and the Journal of Applied Testing Technology. He has a Ph.D. in psychometrics from Fordham University; his master’s and bachelor’s degrees are in psychology from Loyola College in Maryland.