Lexi is a PhD student and Graduate Assistant in the Department of Educational Research Methodology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro with a concentration in Measurement. Her research interests include nontraditional educational assessment (e.g. noncognitive assessment, game-based assessment, etc.), the influence of noncognitive factors in education, and the application of item response theory (IRT) to atypical assessment data (e.g. MIRT, GGUM, etc.).