Criteria's product development efforts are directed by its scientific advisory board, which includes some of the world's leading experts in statistics, psychometrics, cognitive psychology, and applied testing.
Stephen M. Kosslyn is Founding Dean of the Minerva Schools at KGI. He was Director of CASBS at Stanford University and chair of the Department of Psychology, Dean of Social Science, and Lindsley Professor at Harvard University. He has authored or coauthored 14 books and over 300 scientific papers and received the NAS Initiatives in Research Award, a Guggenheim Fellowship, three honorary Doctorates and election to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Dr. Rubin is the John L. Loeb Professor of Statistics at Harvard University and former Chair of the Statistics Group at the Educational Testing Service in Princeton, New Jersey. He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Society and a recipient of the prestigious Samuel L. Wilks medal. Dr. Rubin has been a pioneer in research on multiple imputation, causal analysis, and Bayesian statistics. He ranks as one of the most widely cited statisticians in the world, and his work has been influential for practical applications in business, government, and education.
Dr. Loken, a cofounder of Criteria, is an expert in the field of testing and educational measurement. He received his Ph.D. in psychology from Harvard University and is now an assistant professor at Pennsylvania State University, where he teaches graduate level courses in measurement and statistics. He has also published papers on techniques for Bayesian statistics in several major statistical journals, including American Statistician, Statistica Sinica, Structural Equation Modeling, and Multivariate Behavioral Research.
Dr. Wainer is the Distinguished Research Scientist at the National Board of Medical Examiners. Dr Wainer's research has established his international reputation in the fields of statistics, educational measurement, and the use of graphical methods. He is also a leading authority on computer-based testing (CBT) and has published more than 400 papers and 20 books, including Computerized Adaptive Testing: A Primer (2000), Uneducated Guesses Using Evidence to Uncover Misguided Education Policies (2011), A Statistical Guide for the Ethically Perplexed (2012) and Medical Illuminations: Using Evidence, Visualization & Statistical thinking to Improve Healthcare (2014).
Dr. Holland is a leading authority in the field of psychometrics and multivariate analysis. He holds the Frederic M. Lord Chair in Measurement and Statistics and is acting director of the Center for Statistical Theory and Practice at the Educational Testing Service (ETS). He holds a Ph.D. in statistics from Stanford University. In 1986, Dr. Holland was appointed as ETS' first Distinguished Research Scientist. In 1993, he joined the faculty of the University of California, Berkeley as a Professor of Statistics, before rejoining ETS in 2000.
Dr. Mislevy is a leading expert in the field of "evidence-centered design." Before joining the faculty of the University of Maryland, he spent 16 years at Educational Testing Service, where he served as Distinguished Research Scientist in the Division of Statistics and Psychometrics Research. He has served as President of the Psychometric Society, is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, and has received numerous awards, including the National Council of Measurement's Award for Career Contributions to Educational Measurement. He was also the primary author of the final report of the National Assessment Governing Board's Design Feasibility Team. He earned his Ph.D. in Methodology of Behavioral Research at the University of Chicago in 1981.