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Spiros Papageorgiou

Spiros Papageorgiou is a managing senior research scientist in the Center for Language Education and Assessment Research at ETS. He received his doctoral degree in linguistics specializing in language testing from Lancaster University, UK. He worked as a researcher and a program manager at Cambridge Michigan Language Assessments (known until 2010 as the University of Michigan English Language Institute), where he had primary responsibilities for leading the design and development of English assessment programs and planning and conducting research to support them. In his current position at ETS, he conducts research on the assessment of English as a second language, primarily supporting the TOEFL® family of assessments. His research interests include standard setting, in particular in relation to the Common European Framework of Reference, score reporting and interpretation, and listening assessment. He has published numerous journal articles, book chapters, and technical reports on these topics and coedited with Kathleen M. Bailey the book volume Global Perspectives on Language Assessment: Research, Theory, and Practice (2019). He has also been an active member of the language testing community, having served as member-at-large of the executive boards of the International Language Testing Association and the Midwest Association of Language Testers. He was the recipient of the Robert Lado Memorial Award in 2007 and the Jacqueline Ross TOEFL Dissertation Award in 2009. He currently serves on the board of trustees for TIRF, The International Research Foundation for English Language Education. 

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