Richard Shavelson
Stanford University
Emeritus Professor

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Richard J. Shavelson is the Margaret Jacks Professor of Education (Emeritus) and former I. James Quillen Dean of the School of Education at Stanford University. Before joining Stanford, he was dean of the Graduate School of Education and professor of statistics (by courtesy) at the University of California, Santa Barbara. He has also been professor of education at UCLA and director of the RAND Corporation's Education and Human Resources Program. He served as president of the American Educational Research Association; is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Psychological Association, and the American Psychological Society; and is a Humboldt Fellow. His publications include Statistical Reasoning for the Behavioral Sciences,Generalizability Theory: A Primer (with Noreen Webb), Scientific Research in Education(edited with Lisa Towne), and Measuring College Learning Responsibly: Accountability in a New Era.

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