Professor Micheline Chalhoub-Deville is Professor of Educational Research Methodology and Co-Director of the Coalition for Diverse Language Communities. She is a scholar in the area of second/foreign language testing and assessment. In 2000, Micheline was awarded the Outstanding Young Scholar Award by the Educational Testing Service—TOEFL Program and in 2013 she received the UNCG School of Education Outstanding Senior Scholar Award, both of which recognize her contributions to the field of language testing and assessment. She was the 1998 Recipient of the Best Article Award, International Language Testing Association.
Micheline is the editor of Issues in Computer Adaptive Testing of Reading Proficiency and a co-editor of Inference and Generalizability in Applied Linguistics: Multiple Research Perspectives. Her scholarship also appears in a number of peer-reviewed journals, including Language Testing, Annual Review of Applied Linguistics, Foreign Language Annals, Language Learning and Technology.
Micheline has been the lead developer of foreign language proficiency-based and ELL assessment batteries. Throughout her professional career, she has received approximately $3M to support her scholarship and R&D efforts Micheline serves in various leadership roles in the profession. She is a member of the editorial boards of both Language Testing and Language Assessment Quarterly. She founded the Mid-West Association of Language Testers (MwALT). She is a former member of both the TOEFL Policy Board, as well as the TOEFL Committee of Examiners, where she also served as chair for three years.
She currently serves on the ETS K-12 English Learner Technical Advisory Committee and on the British Council Assessment Advisory Board. Micheline has been a keynote/plenary speaker at a number of conferences and meetings, including meetings in Australia, Korea, Lebanon, UAE, and the UK. In 2013, she was invited by the American University of Cairo as the Distinguished Visiting Professor to give a series of talks, workshops and consultations with various departments on campus.