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. Division 5 publishes the quarterly newsletter The Score.



Keith F. Widaman, PhD, University of California, Davis, Calif.
View a list of past presidents


Jim Bovaird, PhD, University of Nebraska, Lincoln, Neb.



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

Psychological Assessment (quarterly)
Editor: Cecil R. Reynolds, PhD, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas 

Psychological Methods (quarterly)
Outgoing Editor: Mark Appelbaum, Interim Editor
Incoming Editor: Lisa Harlow

Qualitative Psychology (biannually, beginning in February)
Editor: Ruthellen Josselson, PhD 


The Score (quarterly)
Editor: David Herzberg, PhD

Division Meetings

Contact Information

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