James Popham | University of Portland

James Popham

James Popham, of the University of Portland’s Class of 1953, is a professor of education emeritus at UCLA, an internationally renowned scholar on testing methods and efficacy, and the author of many books. UCLA has honored him as one of its best 20 professors of the 20th century. Jim has been president of the American Educational Research Association, is the founding editor of the journal Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis, and is a wonderfully wry and witty speaker, as much in demand for his humor as for his expertise in educational evaluation and measurement.