Daniel Bolt, PhD, has been recognized with a Kellet Mid-Career Award. The Kellett Mid-Career award was created to provide needed support and encouragement to faculty at a critical stage of their careers. The award is named for the late William R. Kellett, a former president of the Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation board of trustees and president of Kimberly-Clark Corp.
Bolt is professor of educational psychology and Waisman Center investigator. He develops and studies applications of statistical methods in education and the social sciences, especially as related to the measurement of educational and psychological constructs. His research focuses on statistical tools relevant to computer-based measurement, including the administration and scoring of novel computer-based item types, as well as methods for evaluating their validity and equity across student populations.