Dr. Ieva Johansone
Senior Research Director, Digital Systems, Operations and Quality Verification

Since 2005, Ieva has coordinated TIMSS and PIRLS survey operations, including writing and producing all field operations procedures and manuals, as well as designing and implementing quality assurance procedures for both projects.

Prior to joining the center, Ieva worked on TIMSS and PIRLS data processing and quality control at the IEA Data Processing and Research Center in Hamburg, Germany. Her career in educational research began in 1999 at the University of Latvia, where she served as the PIRLS 2001 National Research Coordinator for Latvia, and where she earned her PhD in Management Sciences, Educational Management.