Stella Kim

Stella Kim

Associate Professor
Educational Leadership
Cato College of Education, Mebane Hall

Stella Kim is an Associate Professor of educational research, measurement, and evaluation at University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She teaches graduate level courses on educational statistics and measurement. Her research interests are test equating, classification consistency and accuracy, generalizability theory, and multidimensional item response theory. Before joining UNC Charlotte in 2018, Dr. Kim earned her Ph.D in educational measurement from University of Iowa, and worked as a graduate research assistant in the Center for Advanced Studies in Measurement and Assessment (CASMA) at the University of Iowa. Her research work with CASMA primarily focused on evaluating the psychometric properties of the Advanced Placement (AP) examinations.

Research Interests:

  • Test Equating
  • Classification Consistency and Accuracy
  • Generalizability Theory
  • Multidimensional Item Response Theory


Ph.D. – University of Iowa, 2018, Educational Measurement and Statistics
M.A. – Yonsei University, 2013, Educational Measurement and Statistics
B.S. & B.A. – Yonsei University, 2011, Double-major in Child & Family Studies (B.S.) and Education (B.A.)

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