About the Author
James A. Wollack is an Associate Professor of Educational Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he serves as the Director of Testing & Evaluation Services and the University of Wisconsin Center for Placement Testing, and as the Research Director for the General Education Assessment. Wollack has published numerous journal articles and book chapters and is a frequent presenter at national conferences on topics such as detection of answer copying, test security, score scale stability, test construction, and test speededness, including having co-authored the chapter on test administration, security, scoring, and reporting for the 4th edition of Educational Measurement. Wollack frequently serves as a consultant or expert witness on cases involving suspected cheating on high-stakes exams, and has presided over many cases of alleged student academic misconduct at the University of Wisconsin. He currently sits on the Board of Directors for the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME), and is very active in the American Educational Research Association (AERA), the Measurement Services Special Interest Group of AERA, the Association of Test Publishers (ATP), and the National College Testing Association (NCTA). Wollack earned a B. S. with honors in Psychology from the University of California at Davis, and a M.S. and Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.John J. Fremer is currently President, Caveon Consulting Services, and a Founder of Caveon Test Security, a company that helps prevent and detect test fraud, including cheating and test piracy. Fremer has held management level positions in test and test program development at Educational Testing Service and The Psychological Corporation/Harcourt.Fremer is a Past President of the National Council on Measurement in Education (NCME) and a former editor of the NCME journal Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice. Fremer also served as President of the Association of Test Publishers (ATP) and the Association for Assessment in Counseling (AAC). He was co-chair of the Joint Committee on Testing Practices (JCTP) and of the JCTP work group that developed the testing-industry-wide Code of Fair Testing Practices in Education. .Fremer received the 2007 Association of Test Publishers Career Award for Contributions to Measurement and a Career Recognition Award in 2012 from the National Association of Test Directors. Fremer has been a frequent presenter and writer on issues related to test security.John has a B.A. from Brooklyn College, City University of New York, where he graduated Phi Beta Kappa and Magna Cum Laude, and a Ph.D. from Teachers College, Columbia University. John counts among his most important life accomplishments his marriage for over 50 years to water-color artist Judith A. Fremer.