headshot of Randy Penfield

Dean, School of Education

Dean's Office - Education

Pronouns: He/Him/His

Email Address: rdpenfie@uncg.edu

Phone: 336.334.3944


  • Ph.D., Measurement and Applied Statistics, University of Toronto
  • M.A., Physiological Psychology, York University
  • B.Sc., Psychology, University of Toronto

Research & Publications

  • Educational measurement
  • Item response theory
  • Test fairness
  • Measurement invariance
  • Differential item functioning
  • Equity of test-based educational accountability policies
  • Computer adaptive testing
  • Applied statistics