Scott G. Paris Appointed Vice President of Research at ETS
Dr. Scott G. Paris has been appointed Vice President of Research within Educational Testing Service's Research & Development Division.
Paris is currently Professor and Head of the Centre for Research on Pedagogy and Practice at the National Institute of Education, Singapore.
As Vice President of Research, Paris will be responsible for the overall leadership and direction for assessment research and capability development.
will provide strategic, tactical and financial oversight of all functional areas within the Foundational & Validity Research and the Applied Research and Development areas of the division.
will report to R&D Senior Vice President Ida Lawrence.
"We are extremely pleased that Dr. Paris is coming to ETS R&D," said ETS President and CEO Kurt Landgraf.
received awards for Outstanding Undergraduate teaching in 1993, 1995, and 1997.
In 2008, he received the Oscar Causey research award from the National Reading Conference, the Albert Harris research award from the International Reading Association (IRA); in 2009, he was elected to the IRA Reading Hall of Fame.
Dr. Paris is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, American Psychological Society, Society for Research in Child Development, and the American Educational Research Association.
He has been a member of the editorial boards of 14 journals, and currently serves on the editorial boards of Educational Psychologist, Reading Research Quarterly, and Cognition and Instruction.
"As we work to create a next generation of research to improve assessment in areas such as English Language Learning, higher education and teacher testing, Scott's
experience will be invaluable."
joins ETS full-time on May 1, 2011.