We are delighted to announce that Irini Moustaki will be the new Executive Editor of Psychometrika, with effect from November 1, 2014. She is a Professor in Social Statistics in the Department of Statistics at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), where she was awarded her PhD in 1996. Her main research interests are latent variable models, analysis of categorical data, methods of estimation, goodness-of-fit, detection of outliers and missing values. She has co-authored books on latent variable models and multivariate data analysis and served as an associate editor and editorial member for a number of journals including Computational Statistics and Data Analysis and the Journal of Educational and Behavioural Statistics. She received an honorary doctorate from the University of Uppsala in January 2014.
We are very grateful to Brian Junker for serving as Interim Executive Editor following the death of the previous Executive Editor, Roger Millsap.