Harvey Goldstein - brief CV

Full Name

Harvey Goldstein


Centre for Multilevel Modelling
Graduate School of Education
University of Bristol
2 Priory Road
Bristol BS8 1TX

Email: h.goldstein@bristol.ac.uk

Date of birth

October 30th 1939

Degrees and diplomas

Previous post

Jan 1977 – Sep 2005: Professor of Statistical Methods, Institute of Education

Current post

Professor of Social Statistics, University of Bristol (part time)

Further activities

Journal activity

  1. Associate Editor, Journal of Educational and Behavioural Statistics 1988 -
  2. Executive Editor, Assessment in Education 1993 -
  3. Editorial board, Statistical Modelling, 2000 –
  4. Section editor (methodology), International Journal of Longitudinal and Life Course Studies, 2008 -

Royal Statistical Society

  1. Member of Council 1973 – 1977, 2000-2004
  2. Secretary of General Application Section 1970 - 1974
  3. Secretary of Social Statistics Section 1975 - 1978
  4. Chairman of Social Statistics Section 1978 – 1980
  5. Awarded Guy Medal in Silver 1998
  6. Chair of Educational Strategy Group: 2001-2004

Associated Examining Board

Member of Research Advisory Committee 1979 - 1994

National Foundation for Educational Research

Statistical Consultant 1981 - l987

Royal Society of Arts

Fellow 1991 - 1999

British Academy

Fellow 1996 -

University of East Anglia

Visiting professor 1992 -

University of Texas Health Science Centre, Houston

Adjunct Professor Biometry, 1998

Economic and Social Research Council

Member of Research Grants Board. 1999 - 2003

Higher Education Funding Council

Member of Research Assessment exercise education panel. 1999- 2001

Open University

Awarded honorary doctorate, June 2001

University of Bristol

Visiting professor 2000 – 2005

London School of Hygiene

Visiting professor, 2004 –

Institute of Child Health

visiting professor, 2004-

HM Government

CBE in New Year Honours list 2006: declined.

Research interests

The main research area is that of multilevel modelling: developing methodology, software and training materials. Another main area is in educational assessment, and especially international comparisons. A third area is that of performance indicators, especially national and international 'league tables'.

Professor Goldstein is a chartered statistician, has been editor of the Royal Statistical Society's Journal, Series A, a member of the Society's Council and was awarded the Society's Guy medal on silver in 1998. He was elected a member of the International Statistical Institute in 1987, and a fellow of the British Academy in 1996. He was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Open University in 2001.

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