Benjamin R. Shear

Current Position: 

Assistant Professor, University of Colorado Boulder

Benjamin was a doctoral student in the Developmental and Psychological Sciences program studying psychometrics and education policy. He earned his B.A. in Philosophy and Mathematics from Dartmouth College in 2006, and completed his M.A. in Measurement, Evaluation & Research Methodology at the University of British Columbia. Prior to completing his M.A., Ben taught high school mathematics at the Eagle Rock School in Estes Park, CO. His research interests include evaluating the uses and misuses of educational tests for research and accountability purposes, validity theory, statistical methodology and mathematics education.