All Press Releases for September 12, 2019

Robert L. Brennan Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Dr. Brennan has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the field of psychometrics

Dr. Robert L. Brennan currently holds the title of Professor Emeritus at the University of Iowa.

    CORALVILLE, IA, September 12, 2019 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Robert L. Brennan with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Dr. Brennan celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in the field of educational measurement. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Having accrued almost five decades of professional experience, Dr. Brennan currently holds the title of Professor Emeritus at the University of Iowa, where he also held the positions of E. F. Lindiquist Professor from 1994 to 2017, Director of the Iowa Testing Programs, and Founding Director of the Center for Advanced Studies in Measurement and Assessment. From 1976 to 1994, Dr. Brennan held progressively responsible positions at the American College Testing Program in Iowa, including Director of the Measurement Research Department, Assistant Vice President for Measurement Research, and Distinguished Research Scientist. Dr. Brennan began his career as a research assistant and lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education from 1970 to 1971 before serving as an assistant professor of education at the State University of New York at Stony Brook from 1971 until 1976.

Prior to embarking on his professional journey, Dr. Brennan pursued an education at Salem State College, earning a Bachelor of Arts in 1967. He completed additional postgraduate coursework at Harvard University, obtaining a Master of Arts in teaching in 1968. Dr. Brennan concluded his education at Harvard with a Doctor of Education in 1970.

Having contributed numerous articles to professional journals, Dr. Brennan is the author of "Elements of Generalizability Theory," "Test Equating Methods and Practices," "Generalizability Theory," and "Test Equating, Scaling and Linking Methods and Practices." He is also the editor of the fourth edition of "Educational Measurement." Dr. Brennan has held elected offices in, and/or received professional awards or citations from the National Council on Measurement in Education, the American Educational Research Association, the American Psychological Association, the Midwestern Educational Research Association, and the Iowa Academy of Education. He has contributed his time and skills to numerous testing organizations including the College Board in New York City and the National Institute for Testing and Evaluation in Israel.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Dr. Brennan has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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