Kimberly Colvin

State University of New York at Albany


Kimberly F. Colvin, Ed.D., is an Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology & Methodology at the University at Albany, State University of New York (SUNY). She earned her doctorate in psychometrics from the University of Massachusetts Amherst and was a post-doctoral research fellow at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). She holds a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in statistics and a master’s in mathematics curriculum and instruction. For ten years she was a high school math teacher in central New York. Her research focuses on computer-based assessments as well as the use of item response theory in the development and analysis of educational and psychological instruments. She teaches courses in classical test theory, item response theory, and multivariate statistics.