Dr. Gina B. Polychronopoulos is a seasoned higher education professional with demonstrated success engaging in interdisciplinary collaboration, assessment of student learning, and program evaluation. She is an emerging leader in the assessment professional community, currently serving as a board member of the Association for the Assessment of Learning in Higher Education (AALHE), executive board member for Virginia Assessment Group, and Associate Editor for Research & Practice in Assessment journal.
Along with her genuine enthusiasm for all-things-assessment, Gina is passionate about service and committed to collaborative practice. She employs a person-centered, strengths-based approach to assessment practice and strives to nurture a positive, inclusive culture of assessment.
Gina earned a Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision from Old Dominion University, where she also earned an M.S.Ed in Counseling and an M.S. in Psychology. She is an active and prolific practitioner-scholar, bringing over a decade of experience performing applied research, authoring peer-reviewed publications, and presenting research at professional conferences. Gina’s recent scholarship focuses on professional identity, competencies, and strengths-based, collaborative practice in assessment.
A few of Gina’s favorite things: singing in the symphony chorus, performing traditional Greek dancing, snorkeling in the Aegean Sea, baking sweet treats, and drinking all the coffee.