John Willse

Educational Research Methodology; Co-Director of OAERS

Office 246, School of Education Building

Dr. John Willse is Chair and Associate Professor of the Department of Educational Research Methodology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He is also the co-Director of the Office of Assessment, Evaluation, and Research Services (OAERS). OAERS provides a wide range of methodological services to clients both internal and external to UNCG. Dr. Willse received his B.A. in Psychology from the University of Virginia, and completed his master’s and doctoral work at James Madison University, where he specialized in Assessment and Measurement. His work involves furthering methodology in educational measurement, assessment and the social sciences. He utilizes methods from classical and modern test theories, structural equation modeling, item response theory, diagnostic classification, and mixture measurement models. He is also an active member of the National Council on Measurement in Education.