Professional Examination Service announced that Richard D. Roberts, Ph.D., is joining the organization as its new Vice President and Chief Scientist. Roberts, one of the world’s leading authorities in the field of non-cognitive assessment, will lead ProExam’s new Center for Innovative Assessments.
For 12 years, Roberts was a Managing Principal Research Scientist in the Center for Academic and Workforce Readiness and Success at the Educational Testing Service (ETS), Princeton, New Jersey. Roberts’ has conducted research on cognitive and non-cognitive assessment, emotional intelligence, cognitive biases, cross cultural competence, personality, health and well-being, motivation, aging, and human chronotype (morningness-eveningness). He is widely published in his field with numerous books and more than 150 peer-review articles or book chapters on these topics and nearly 400 presentations around the world.