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Psychometrician , Educational director

Robert Lawrence Brennan, American Educational director, psychometrician ( education)educational director, psychometrician. award 1980), Midwestern Ednl; award 1997), Psychometric Society.


Brennan, Robert Lawrence was born on May 31, 1944 in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Son of Robert and Irene Veronica (Connors) B. Bachelor, Salem State College, 1967.


Bachelor, Salem State College, 1967. Master of Art in Teaching, Harvard University, 1968. Doctor of Education, Harvard University, 1970.


Research associate, lecturer Graduate School Education, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1970-1971. Assistant professor education State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1971-1976. Senior research psychologist American College Testing Program, Iowa City, 1976-1979, director measurement research department, 1979-1984, assistant vice president for measurement research, 1984-1992, distinguished research scientist, 1990-1994.

Director Iowa Testing Programs, 1994-2002. Adjunct faculty School Education University Iowa, 1979-1994, E.F. Lindquist professor education measurement, since 1994, director center for advanced studies in measurement and assessment, since 2002.



Fellow: American Psychological Association. Member: Iowa Academy Education (president 1996-1999), Psychometric Society, National Council Measurement Education (board directors 1987-1990, vice president 1995, president 1997-1998, Technology Contribution award 1997, Career Contribution award 2000), American Statistical Association, Midwestern Educational Research Association 1987-1988, American Educational Research Association (vice president 1994-1996, Division D award 1980, E.F. Lindquist Career Contribution award 2004).


Robert Bachelor

Irene Veronica (Connors) B. Bachelor