Kurt Geisinger


Kurt Geisinger

Director of Buros Center for Testing and W.C. Meierhenry Distinguished Professor

Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University
M.S., The University of Georgia
A.B., Davidson College

Courses Taught

  • EDPS 991 – Seminar in Educational Psychology and Measurements
  • EDPS 995 – Doctoral Seminar

Areas of Expertise:

    Testing and psychometric theory
    Testing of individuals with disabilities and language minorities
    High-stakes tests for admissions and personnel selection
    Performance assessment
    Legal issues in testing

Professional Highlights

Honors and Recognition
2005-2006, Chair, Graduate Record Examination Board2006, Fellow, American Psychological Association, Division of International Psychology1993, Fellow, American Psychological Association, Division of Measurement, Evaluation and Statistics1992, Fellow, American Psychological Association, Division of Educational PsychologyAmerican Psychological Society, Charter Fellow2002, Thomas J. Donlon Award by the Northeastern Educational Research Association for distinguished mentoring1992-1996, Co-chair, Joint Committee on Testing Practices2000-2003, Member, SAT Committee, College Board1997, Leo D. Doherty Award by the Northeastern Educational Research Association for leadership in educational research1994, American Board of Assessment Psychology, Diplomate1995, President’s Award for Scholarly and Creative Activity, SUNY-Oswego
Experience
2006 to present, WC Meierhenry Distinguished University Professor, University of Nebraska-Lincoln2006 to present, Director of Buros Center for Testing2001-2006, Professor of Psychology, Vice President for Academic Affairs, University of St. Thomas1997-2001, Professor of Psychology, Academic Vice President, Le Moyne College1992-1997, Professor of Psychology, Dean of Arts and Sciences, Oswego State University1989-1994, Professor of Psychology, Fordham University1985-2001, Chair, Department of Psychology, Fordham University1978-1992, Director, Psychometrics Doctoral Program, Fordham University 1981-1989, Associate Professor of Psychology, Fordham University1977-1981, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Fordham University
Memberships
American Educational Research AssociationAmerican Psychological AssociationAmerican Psychological Society, Charter FellowCollege BoardCouncil of Graduate SchoolsEastern Psychological AssociationNational Council on Measurement in EducationNortheastern Educational Research AssociationSociety of Psychologists in Management