Keith Wright, Ph.D.

Director of Psychometrics at The Enrollment Management Association

Keith uses his extensive background in statistical research, academic administration, and computer science to improve our SSAT and assessment programs. He conducts test score reporting and performs other key functions, such as item analysis, quality assurance, trend analysis, and research.

Prior to joining the Enrollment Management Association team in 2014, he served as the chief academician – dean of academic affairs for DeVry University’s Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina locations. While at DeVry, he also served as a statistics instructor and a frequent guest lecturer at Georgia State University. Keith started his career as a software and firmware design engineering manager at several telecommunications companies. Keith is a frequent presenter at conferences, including the annual meetings of the American Educational Research Association and the Psychometric Society. His research has published in Educational and Psychological Measurement and International Journal of Testing. He holds a PhD in research, measurement, and statistics from Georgia State University. He also holds an MBA in finance/marketing from Loyola University of Chicago and a master’s degree in computer science from the Illinois Institute of Technology.

My Sessions

A Tale of Two Applicants

Law School Second Floor

Today’s parents ask appropriately tough questions about the high-stakes tests their children are taking. The discussion will focus on the future of assessing character skills in the admission process by exploring The Character Skills Snapshot—a new online character assessment for students applying to grades 6-12 that provides schools with a more holistic view of each […]