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Robert Linn
Professor Emeritus of Education, University of Colorado
Robert L. Linn is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Education at the University of Colorado at Boulder. He is a member of the National Academy of Education. He has published over 250 journal articles and chapters in books dealing with a wide range of theoretical and applied issues in educational measurement and is the co-author of a widely used textbook on educational measurement that is now in its 10th edition. He has received several awards for his contributions to the field, including the ETS Award for Distinguished Service to Measurement, the E.L Thorndike Award, the E.F. Lindquist Award, the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCNE) Career Award, and the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Award for Distinguished Contributions to Educational Research. He was He is a past editor of the Journal of Educational Measurement, and of the third edition of Educational Measurement, a handbook sponsored by NCME and the American Council on Education. He was the Vice Chairperson of the committee that developed the 1985 Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing and served as chairperson of the National Research Council’s (NRC) Board on Testing and Assessment. He is a past president of the Division of Evaluation and Measurement of the American Psychological Association and past vice president of AERA for the Division of Measurement and Research Methodology, and is a past president of both AERA and of NCME.


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