Vice President of Research
As Vice President of Research in the Research & Development division of ETS, Dr. Scott G. Paris is responsible for the overall leadership and direction of research associated with all ETS testing programs; oversees advanced capability development; and provides strategic, tactical and financial oversight of all functional areas within the Research division including Assessment Innovations; Foundational and Validity Research; English Language Learning and Assessment; Center for Academic and Workforce Readiness and Success; Research Coordination and Support; and Learning, Teaching and Cognitive Sciences.
Prior to coming to ETS, Paris led the Centre for Research on Pedagogy and Practice at the National Institute of Education of Singapore.
From 1978-2008, he was a Professor in the Department of Psychology and the School of Education at the University of Michigan.
He served as Chair of the Graduate Program in Psychology from 2001-2007, and also has been a visiting professor at universities in New Zealand, Australia, Hawaii and Hong Kong.
Paris earned his bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Michigan and a doctorate in developmental psychology from Indiana University.
research has focused on cognitive development, reading, assessment, metacognition, learning in museums and self-regulated learning.
has published 12 books and written more than 130 book chapters and research articles.
In 2008, he received the Oscar Causey research award from the National Reading Conference and the Albert Harris research award from the International Reading Association, and was recognized by the University of Michigan with awards for outstanding undergraduate teaching in 1993, 1995 and 1997.
Paris is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, the Society for Research in Child Development and the American Educational Research Association, and was elected to the International Reading Association's Reading Hall of Fame in 2009.
As Vice President of Research in the Research & Development division of ETS, Dr. Scott G. Paris is responsible for the overall leadership and direction of research associated with all ETS testing programs.