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

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Daisy Wise Rutstein

Principal Education Researcher

Daisy Wise Rutstein, Ph.D., is an education researcher 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



Daisy Rutstein