Dr. Henry Braun

Dr. Henry Braun

Boisi Professor of Education and Public Policy, Boston College
Director of the Center for the Study of Testing, Evaluation and Education Policy, Boston College

Henry Braun is the Boisi Professor Education and Public Policy and Director of the Center for the Study of Testing, Evaluation and Education Policy at Boston College. After serving as an assistant professor of statistics at Princeton University, he joined the Educational Testing Service in 1979, where he served as vice-president for research management from 1990 to 1999. He held the title of distinguished presidential appointee from 1999 until his retirement in 2006 when he moved to Boston College. A fellow of the American Statistical Association and of AERA, he is a co-recipient of the 1986 Palmer O. Johnson Award of the AERA and a co-recipient of the NCME’s 1999 Award for Outstanding Technical Contribution to the Field of Educational Measurement. His interests include school and teacher accountability, the role of testing in education policy, the analysis of large-scale survey data and social policies related to educational opportunity.

 

 

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