Eva L. Baker

Eva L. Baker is a distinguished professor in UCLA's Graduate School of Education and Information Studies; director of the National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST); and president of the World Education Research Association. As a congressionally appointed member of the National Council on Education Standards and Testing, Baker was chair of the National Research Council Board on Testing and Assessment from 2000 to 2004. She is also a former president of the American Educational Research Association (2006–2007) and was co-chair of the committee to revise the Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing (1999). Baker is presently involved in the design of technologically sophisticated testing and evaluation systems of assessment in learning environments for both military and civilian education.