Awards

Brenda Loyd Outstanding Dissertation Award

The Brenda H. Loyd Award honors an outstanding dissertation in the field of educational measurement. The winner of the award will receive $1,000 and a commemorative plaque from NCME. In addition, the advisor or committee chair for the award-winning dissertation will receive a letter of congratulations.

Past Recipients

  • 1997 Louis A. Roussos
  • 1998 Thomas S. Paskus
  • 1999 Lori Davis McLeod
  • 2000 Won Chan Lee
  • 2001 David M. Williamson
  • 2002 Edward W. Wiley
  • 2003 Sarah McConnell Hartz
  • 2004 Aimee M. Boyd
  • 2005 Michalis P. Michaelides and Seonghoon Kim
  • 2006 Yanmei Li
  • 2007 Andrew Dean Ho
  • 2008 Roy Levy
  • 2009 Li Cai
  • 2010 Chia-Yi Chiu
  • 2011 Brian Lukoff
  • 2012 Zhushan Li
  • 2013 Duanli Yan
  • 2014 Dr Minjeong Jeon 
  • 2015 Ronli P. Diakow
  • 2016 Yuanchao Emily Bo and Youn-Jeng Choi
  • 2017 Dr. Megan Kuhfeld
  • 2018 Dr. Yunxiao Chen 
  • 2019 Maria Bolsinova
  • 2020 Seohyun Kim
  • 2021 Dandan Liao and Esther Ulitzsch
  • 2022 Kaiwen Man
Committee: 
  • Jonathan Templin, Chair
  • Billy Skorupski, Member
  • Hong Jiao, Member
  • Sok-Han Lau, Student Member
  • Matthew Madison, Member
  • Susu Zhang, Member
  • Shuqi Zhou, Member