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Russell Smith, Ph.D.

Vice President, Assessment Services and Senior Psychometrician

Russell is the Vice President of Assessment Services and Senior Psychometrician at Alpine Testing Solutions. He is primarily responsible for conducting and overseeing the quality of test development and psychometric analyses including classical test theory, item response theory, Rasch, equating, scaling and standard setting. He has presented extensively before professional organizations and at national conferences and co-authored a book chapter in the Handbook of Test Development (2006). His current research interests include psychometric security analyses, automated test assembly algorithms, assessment using alternative data, and the responsible use of AI in test development.

Fun Facts

I enjoy golfing, skiing, biking, and hanging out with the family.

What's on my playlist?

  • A Perfect Circle
  • Sisters of Mercy
  • New Model Army
  • Tricky
  • Linkin Park