Daisy Wise Rutstein, Education Researcher, Center for Technology in Learning | SRI International

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Daisy Wise Rutstein

Senior Researcher, SRI Education

Daisy Wise Rutstein, Ph.D., is an education researcher in SRI International's Center for Technology in Learning, specializing in the use of evidence-centered design (ECD) in the development and implementation of assessments. Most recently, she has focused on the development of classroom assessments in mathematics, the development of technology-enhanced assessment items, and the application of ECD to large-scale assessments.

Before joining SRI, Rutstein was a research assistant at the University of Maryland, College Park, where she provided support in supplying statistical analyses for the Cisco Networking Academy.


  • Ph.D., measurement, statistics, and evaluation, 2012, University of Maryland

  • M.A., mathematics, 2000, University of California, Santa Cruz

  • B. A. mathematics and B. A. computer science, 1998, University of California, Santa Cruz

Professional Experience

  • Education Researcher, SRI International (2011–present)

  • Statistical Consultant, Uniformed Services University of Health Sciences (2007–2010)

  • Graduate Research Assistant, Cisco Systems (2004–2010)

  • Developer Support Engineer, RSA Security (2000–2004)

Current Projects

  • Cornerstone Maths

  • Bridging

  • Junyo

  • Glass R

  • NGLC Wave 2

  • PADI Special Ed

  • Inclusive STEM High School


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