Russell Smith, Ph.D.

Vice President of Assessment Services and Senior Psychometrician


Russell is a Senior Psychometrician and the Vice President of Assessment Services at Alpine Testing Solutions. He is primarily responsible for conducting and overseeing the quality of test development and psychometric analyses including classical test theory, item response theory, Rasch, equating, scaling and standard setting. He has presented extensively before professional organizations and at national conferences and co-authored a book chapter in the Handbook of Test Development (2006). Prior to joining Alpine Testing Solutions, Russell was a senior psychometrician at Prometric and Galton Technologies. His current research interests include psychometric security analyses and automated test assembly algorithms. 

Fun Facts

I enjoy golfing, skiing, biking, and hanging out with the family.

What's on my playlist?
  • A Perfect Circle
  • Sisters of Mercy
  • New Model Army
  • Tricky
  • Linkin Park