Professor David Andrich

BSc, PhD
Honorary Professor
+61 2 93512606
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The University of Sydney

Professor David Andrich is an Australian academic and assessment specialist. He has made substantial contributions to quantitative social science including seminal work on the Polytomous Rasch model for measurement, which is used in the social sciences, in health and other areas.

David is currently a Winthrop Professor at the University of Western Australia, where he holds the Chapple Chair in Education. He was elected a Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences of Australia in 1990 for contributions to measurement in the social sciences. David also worked with Georg Rasch in Denmark and Australia. He is one of the most prominent advocates of Rasch's probabilistic measurement models.

Susan Colver Rosenberger Prize (University of Chicago) for original research that contributes to practical ideas for the improvement of educational objectives and methods or for the promotion of human welfare.

Fellow of the Academy of Social Sciences of Australia

  • Editorial Board member, Applied Psychological Assessment

  • Andrich, D. (1988). Rasch Models for Measurement. Newbury Park, California: Sage.