Meet the JATT Editorial Board


Cor Sluijter, Ph.D. in Social Sciences

Cor Sluijter is director of the psychometrical research center of Cito. He has 30 years of experience in developing paper- and -computer-based tests and other assessment instruments for both private and public sector clients in the Netherlands. Cor is a former Chair of the European division of ATP and also former Chair of the Dutch Exams Association. He is a Fellow of the Association for Educational Assessment –Europe and holds a Ph.D. in Social Sciences from the University of Amsterdam.


Reid Klion

Reid Klion is Chief Science Officer of pan.  Involved with pan since its founding in 2000, he provides psychometric and science-based oversight in the development of technology-based personnel assessment systems and is involved in internal and external consultation on system design, psychometric issues, and test implementation. He is actively involved in industry, scientific, and regulatory affairs and plays an active leadership role in a number of professional organizations. Formerly Chair of the ATP I-O Division, he currently serves on the ATP Board of Directors. He is also a Director of the International Personnel Assessment Council (where is Financial Officer), Indiana University Department of Brain and Psychological Sciences Advisory Council, and the TechPoint Foundation for Youth. A member of the American Psychological Association and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Reid is a graduate of Hobart College and received his doctorate from Miami University.

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Liberty Munson, Ph.D., Microsoft

Liberty Munson, Ph.D., is the Principal Psychometrician for Microsoft Learning. She is responsible for ensuring that psychometric standards are rigorously applied during all phases of the certification exam lifecycle. Prior to joining Microsoft, she worked at Boeing where she developed a wide variety of selection tests, including multiple-choice exams, team-based exercises, problem solving activities, and structured interviews; she also assisted with the development and analysis of Boeing’s internal certification exams and acted as a co-project manager overseeing development, administration, and analysis of Boeing’s Employee Survey. She received her BS in Psychology from Iowa State University and her MA and Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology with minors in Quantitative Psychology and Human Resource Management from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.


Theo Eggen


Theo J.H.M. Eggen is Senior Research Scientist at the Psychometric Research Center of Cito and full professor of psychometrics at the University of Twente in the Netherlands Consultancy and research on educational and psychometrical issues of test development are his main activities. His specializations are: item response theory, quality of tests, (inter)national assessment, and computerized adaptive testing. He has major experience as a consultant in educational measurement at Cito, at the university and internationally. He is author of research articles and chapters of textbooks. He is scientific director of the Research Center for Examinations and Certification (RCEC).


Michael R. Peabody,Ph.D.

Michael R. Peabody is a psychometrician at the American Board of Family Medicine and holds a PhD in Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research from the University of Kentucky. He is an active member of NCME and AERA’s Division D (Measurement and Research Methodology) and Division I (Education in the Professions), as well as the Rasch Measurement, Professional Licensure & Certification, and Survey Research special interest groups. Dr. Peabody also serves as a reviewer for several journals, including the Journal of Educational Measurement and the Archives of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. His primary research interests include Rasch measurement, certification and licensure testing, differential item functioning, and standard setting.


Nadine McBride,Ph.D.

Nadine McBride is a psychometrician with Castle Worldwide, Inc. in Morrisville, NC, where she has responsibility for psychometric leadership for a wide variety of organizations in the credentialing industry. Prior to joining Castle Worldwide, she served as a psychometrician for the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction in Raleigh, NC, providing psychometric oversight during the transition of the state’s educational testing program to a new, dual delivery mode assessment system integrating a variety of item types. Dr. McBride earned her B.S. in Psychology from the State University of New York at Albany and her Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.


Scott Highhouse,Ph.D

Scott Highhouse is a Professor and Ohio Eminent Scholar in the Department of Psychology, Bowling Green State University. He has been named a fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA), the Association for Psychological Science (APS), and the Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology (SIOP) and also served as Publications Officer on SIOP's Executive Board from 2009-2012. He currently serves on the board of directors for the International Personnel Assessment Council (IPAC).

Scott served as Associate Editor of Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes (OBHDP) from 2001-2007, and as Associate Editor of Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology from 2007-2009. He is currently serving on the editorial boards of Journal of Applied Psychology and Journal of Behavioral Decision Making. He was also co-editor, with Neal Schmitt, of the Industrial-Organizational Psychology volume of Wiley's 2013 Handbook of Psychology. Currently he is founding editor of the new journal Personnel Assessment and Decisions.


Deniz Ones,Ph.D.

Deniz S. Ones is the Hellervik Professor of Industrial Psychology and a Distinguished McKnight Professor at the University of Minnesota. Her research focuses on individual differences in work settings (e.g., personality, cognitive ability, job performance, counterproductive work behaviors, environmental sustainability behaviors). She has received numerous prestigious awards for her research, among them the 1998 Ernest J. McCormick Award for Distinguished Early Career Contributions from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), as well as the 2003 Cattell Early Career Research Award from the Society for Multivariate Experimental Psychology. She is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science and the American Psychological Association (Divisions 5 and 14 – SIOP), for which she also chaired the Committee on Psychological Testing and Assessment (CPTA). Previously, she co-edited the two-volume Handbook of Industrial, Work and Organizational Psychology (2001) and served as an editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Selection and Assessment and associate editor of the Journal of Personnel Psychology.


Yongwei Yang,Ph.D.

Yongwei Yang is a survey research scientist at Google in the Quantitative Marketing team. He works on surveys focusing on market research and consults with internal teams regarding survey design and implementation. He holds a Ph.D. in quantitative and psychometric methods from the University of Nebraska, Lincoln. Prior to joining Google, he was a principal researcher at Gallup where he consulted with clients on personnel selection interventions and led internal R&D on enhancing the value, user experience and business applications of measurement tools and modeling techniques.His research areas include technology-enhanced measurement and data collection, test and survey development and validation, and testing and survey in multi-population settings (e.g., multi-cultural, multi-device).