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Senior Assessment Specialist; Professor of Graduate Psychology
Contact Info

Full Curriculum Vita (PDF vita
Google Scholar Page  


  • Ph.D., Michigan State University (1998) Measurement and Quantitative Methods
  • M.Ed., Arizona State University (1993) Elementary Education
  • B.A., Wichita State University (1990) Psychology

Scholarly Interests/Research Topics

  • Technical and practical issues in large-scale testing
  • Applications of IRT (including DIF, equating, and multidimensional IRT models)
CARS Faculty/Assessment Specialist Role:

Christine teaches courses in item response theory and in classical test theory/ generalizability theory, and supervises PhD students. Her research interests include applied and theoretical topics in item response theory, differential item functioning, and other issues in operational testing. She is the CARS liaison to Cluster 4, Stewardship and Sustainability, and Communications Studies (SCOM). 

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