Prof. Dr. Samuel Greiff, Full Professor (Educational Assessment) and ATTRACT fellow as well as member of the CLEAR group .
Samuel Greiff is head of research group, principal investigator, and Full Professor of Educational Assessment and Psychology at University of Luxembourg. He joined the institution in 2012. He holds a PhD in cognitive and experimental psychology from the University of Heidelberg, Germany. His research focuses on educational psychology, psychological assessment, personality psychology, cognitive psychology, and psychological methodology.
He has been awarded several national and international research funds by diverse funding organizations such as the German Ministry of Education and Research and the European Union (overall funding approx. 9.3 M €), was fellow in the Luxembourg research programme of excellency, and has published articles in national and international scientific journals and books (>150 contributions in peer-reviewed journals; many of them leading in their field).
Samuel has been working for several years on the assessment of transversal skills such as problem solving and collaboration and their role in the classroom, at work, and in private life. He also takes strong interest into the use of log file data and learning analytics for summative and formative assessment purposes. He and his team are dedicated at increasing the understanding, the measurement, and the application of cognitive and non-cognitive skills that shape our lives.
“I enjoy doing research because I feel that I can help students and society to make the best of their potential and, even if only a little bit, I want to contribute to a better society.”