Eva Baker

Eva Baker

Eva Baker graduated from the University of California, Los Angeles in 1967. She has directed the UCLA Centre for the Study of Evaluation (CSE) since 1975 and is Co-director of the National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST). Dr. Baker was a congressionally appointed member of the National Council on Education Standards and Testing and serves on the Independent Review Committee on the Evaluation of Title I Testing. She is currently co-chair of the committee to revise the standards for Educational and Psychological Testing and is a member of the Advisory Committee on Educational Statistics (ACES) for the National Centre for Education Statistics. Dr. Baker has previously served as president of the Educational Psychology Division of the American Psychological Association, National Officer in the American Educational Research Association, and editor of Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis. Her research at the Center for the Study of Evaluation addresses assessment and accountability models, the design and validation of technology-based learning and assessment systems, and new models to measure complex human performance in large-scale assessments. Dr. Baker is involved in international, national, and state policy deliberations on assessment.

Affiliations and Expertise

Director, Center for the Study of Evaluation, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, University of California Los Angeles, USA