Join us for a conversation with Dr. Rebecca Zwick. Rebecca is a researcher at ETS where she holds the title of Distinguished Presidential Appointee.
She earned her doctorate in Quantitative Methods in Education at UC Berkeley and her postdoctoral fellowship was at the Psychometric Laboratory at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Her recent work has focused on test validity and fairness and she wrote the 2017 book Who Gets In? Strategies for Fair and Effective College Admissions.
Interested in reading more about constrained optimization? Check out this reading list!
Zwick, R. (2017). Crafting a class. In Who gets in? Strategies for fair and effective college admissions, pp. 173-185. Harvard University Press. https://www.hup.harvard.edu/catalog.php?isbn=9780674971912
Zwick, R., Ye, L., & Isham, S. (2019). Using constrained optimization to increase the representation of students from low-income neighborhoods. Applied Measurement in Education, 32, 281-297. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/08957347.2019.1660346
Zwick, R. (2020). Using mathematical models to improve access to postsecondary education. In M. E. Oliveri & C. Wendler (Eds.), Higher education admissions practices: An international perspective, pp. 333-346. Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1017/9781108559607
Zwick, R., Blatter, A., Ye, L., & Isham, S. (2020). Using constrained optimization with an index of admission obstacles to increase the diversity of college classes, Educational Assessment. https://doi.org/10.1080/10627197.2020.1841626