Thanos Patelis, Ph.D.

Thanos Patelis
  • Lead Psychometrician

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Thanos Patelis has over 30 years of experience in educational research, psychometrics, program evaluation, statistical analysis, assessment product development, and research management. He regularly advises testing and educational organizations, institutions, and agencies on assessment design, assessment systems, psychometrics, and applied research projects. He has been continuously teaching methods courses in statistics, research, and psychometrics since 1987. He serves on the Joint Committee on Standards for Educational Evaluation and director of psychology for the Athens Institute for Education and Research (ATINER). He has served as chair for the American Psychological Association’s (APA) Committee on Psychological Tests and Assessment and contributes to APA’s Division 5, Quantitative and Qualitative Methods, Division 2, Society for the Teaching of Psychology, the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) and the Northeastern Educational Research Association (NERA). He is associate editor for Applied Measurement in EducationEducational Measurement: Issues and Practice, and the Athens Journal of Social Sciences. He has received awards from APA’s Society for the Teaching of Psychology and NERA. He is a fellow for APA Division 5. He received his Ph.D. in psychometrics and master’s in experimental psychology from Fordham University.  


Ph.D. in Psychometrics, Fordham University
M.A. in Experimental Psychology, Fordham University
B.A. in Psychology, College of the Holy Cross