Kurt F. Geisinger is currently Director of the Buros Center on Testing and W. C. Meierhenry Distinguished University Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Nebraska. He has previously been Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology at Fordham University, Professor of Psychology and Dean of Arts and Sciences at SUNY-Oswego, Professor of Psychology and Academic Vice President at Le Moyne College, and Professor of Psychology and Vice President for Academic Affairs at the University of St. Thomas (Houston, TX). His academic interests lie in validity theory, admissions testing, outcomes assessment, accreditation, proper test use, testing individuals with disabilities, testing language minorities and the translation or adaptation of tests from one language and culture to another. As an academic administrator, he was actively involved in accreditation, the development of new academic programs and increasing program quality.

Geisinger is or has been a representative on the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Council of Representatives, a delegate representing the APA and chair of the Joint Committee on Testing Practices (1992-1996), a member of APA’s Committee on Psychological Testing and Assessment, Chair of the National Council on Measurement in Education’s (NCME) Professional Development and Training Committee, a member of the United States Committee to develop international test standards through the International Standards Organization, Co-chair of NCME’s Program Committee (1994), Chair of the Graduate Record Examination Board, Chair of the Technical Advisory Committee for the Graduate Record Examination, a member of the SAT Advisory Committee, a member of NCME’s Ad Hoc Committee to Develop a Code of Ethical Standards Committee, and numerous other ad hoc task forces and panels. He is presently editor of Applied Measurement in Education, and is currently or has served on the editorial committees for the International Journal of Testing, Educational and Psychological Measurement, the College Board Review, Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice, Psychological Assessment, Practical Assessment: Research and Evaluation, the Journal of Educational Research and Improving College and University Teaching. He has edited or co-edited the Psychological Testing of Hispanics and Test Interpretation and Diversity as well as the 17th Mental Measurements Yearbook. He is currently editing the 18th Mental Measurements Yearbook and the APA Handbook of Testing and Assessment in Psychology.

Geisinger won the Leo Doherty for Outstanding Leadership and the Thomas Donlon Award for Distinguished Mentoring from the Northeastern Educational Research Association and the Jacob Cohen Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching and Mentoring from the American Psychological Association. He is a fellow of American Psychological Association, Association of Psychological Science, and American Educational Research Association.

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