Anastasi Lecture series: 2008
Presentation: "A Decision Theoretical Perspective on Psychometrics: Analyzing Test-Taking Behavior"
Dr. David Budescu
Fordham University Psychology Department
December 8th, 2008
David V. Budescu is the Anne Anastasi Professor of Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology at Fordham University. He obtained his Ph.D. in Quantitative Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1980 and has held faculty positions at the University of Haifa (Israel) and the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, and visiting positions at Carnegie Mellon University, The Hebrew University (Israel), The Technion (Israel) and the University of Gottenborg (Sweden). His research is in the areas of human judgment, individual and group decision-making under uncertainty and with incomplete and vague information, psychometrics and statistics for the behavioral and social sciences. He is on the editorial boards of Applied Psychological Measurement, Journal of Behavioral Decision Making, Journal of Mathematical Psychology, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition (2000-2003), Multivariate Behavioral Research, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes (1992-2002), Psychological Methods (1996-2000). He is past President of the Society for Judgment and Decision Making (2000-2001), Fellow of the American Psychological Society and an elected member of the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychologists.
Presentation: "A Decision Theorectical Perspective on Psychometrics"
Dr. David Budescu, Fordham University Psychology Department