Steven Wise, PhD

Senior Research Fellow

Dr. Wise is a Senior Research Fellow whose research focuses primarily on methods for effectively dealing with the measurement problems posed by low examinee effort on achievement tests. Dr. Wise has published extensively in applied measurement, with particular emphases in computer-based testing and the psychology of test taking. In addition, he sits on the editorial board of several academic journals and provides psychometric consultation to a variety of organizations. Dr. Wise was previously the Vice President of Research at NWEA and prior to that, the Director of the Ph.D. Program in Assessment and Measurement at James Madison University. He holds a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology / Measurement and Statistics from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.