Alina von Davier, PhD. leads ACTNext, a multidisciplinary innovation unit at ACT Inc.
Von Davier is a pioneer in Computational Psychometrics, an emerging interdisciplinary field concerned with the application of theoretical psychometric models and data-driven computational methods for multimodal, large-scale/high-dimensional learning and assessment data.
Von Davier is currently an adjunct professor at the University of Iowa and Fordham University, and the president of the International Association of Computerized Adaptive Testing (IACAT). She currently serves on the board of directors for the Association of Test Publishers (ATP), and she is also a member of the board of directors for Smart Sparrow and of the advisory board for Duolingo.