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Research, Educational Measurement, and Psychometrics (REMP)

Professor Ronald K. Hambleton Named Recipient of APA's Cohen Award

UMass' Professor Ronald K. Hambleton of the Research, Educational Measurement, and Psychometrics (REMP) concentration at UMass was recently named the 2010 winner of the Jacob Cohen Award for Distinguished Contributions to Teaching and Mentoring, given by Division 5 of the American Psychological Association (APA). This award recognizes demonstrated excellence in teaching and mentoring. It also recognizes educators for positively influencing students in Division-5 based areas and in contributing through teaching and mentoring in public forums, such as workshops, conference presentations, and publications.

The award will be presented at APA's annual meeting, to be held in August 2010 in San Diego, CA. More information about APA can be found here.

At UMass, Professor Hambleton holds the titles of Distinguished University Professor and Executive Director of the Center for Educational Assessment at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in the USA. He earned his B.A. degree (with Honors) in 1966 from the University of Waterloo in Canada with majors in mathematics and psychology, and an M.A. in 1968 and Ph.D. in 1969 from the University of Toronto with specialties in psychometric methods and statistics. He is a Fellow of Divisions 5 and 15 of the American Psychological Association (APA) and an active member in the American Educational Research Association, the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME), the International Test Commission (ITC) and the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP).

Congratulations, Professor Hambleton!

Ron Hambleton

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