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Donald B. Yarbrough University of Iowa, USA

Donald B. Yarbrough, Ph.D., is the Director of the Center for Evaluation and Assessment and Professor of Psychological and Quantitative Foundations at the University of Iowa. He is the current chair of the JCSEE and has been a member since 1996, sponsored until 2008 by the National Council on Measurement in Education. He served as a writer for the Personnel Evaluation Standards and the Student Evaluation Standards and has helped organize and conduct numerous evaluation standards development activities, including national hearings and field trials. In addition to authoring and co-authoring more than 100 evaluation reports, he has published widely on assessment and evaluation. He has received funding from NIH, NSF, FIPSE, DE, HHS, NEA and numerous private foundations. In addition, he currently serves as chair of the NIH Clinical and Translational Science Evaluators Definitions Working Group. He maintains active members in the American Psychological Society, American Evaluation Association, and the American Educational Research Association.