TIMSS and PIRLS

Dr. Joseph Galia

Lead Statistician/Programmer

Joseph develops programs to analyze and report results for the TIMSS 2015, TIMSS Advanced 2015, and PIRLS 2016 study cycles in the Data Analysis Unit of the TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center, while maintaining the software and data used in previous studies. Prior to joining the TIMSS & PIRLS team in 2000, he served for more than 15 years at the MITRE Corporation in Bedford, MA, as a lead analyst for testing of US Air Force weapons systems. Joseph earned his PhD in Mathematics at Boston University.