Evaluation, Measurement and Statistics

Division 5: Evaluation, Measurement and Statistics is concerned with promoting high standards in both research and practical application of program evaluation, measurement, statistics, assessment and qualitative methods. Division members can also opt for membership in three different sections: assessment; qualitative methods; and evaluation, measurement and statistics. The division sponsors a Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award. The division sponsors a dissertation award to encourage and honor promising young scholars. Div. 5 publishes the quarterly newsletter The Score.



Keith F. Widaman, PhD, University of California, Davis, Calif.
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Jim Bovaird, PhD, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb.



Members and affiliates may choose among three journals and purchase them at reduced rates.


The Score (quarterly)
Editor: David Herzberg, PhD

Division Meetings

Division Sections

  • Assessment
    Section Representative: David Herzberg
  • Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics
    Section Representative: David MacKinnon
  • Society for Qualitative Inquiry in Psychology
    Section Representative: Frederick Wertz

Contact Information

APA Division Services
750 First St, NE
Washington, DC 20002-4242
Telephone: (202) 336-6013