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Dr. Paul Sackett on the SIOP Conversation Series October 23

Get to know the minds shaping the way we think about work

SIOP’s Conversation Series gives you the opportunity to have a conversation with some of the leading minds in I-O psychology. Join us virtually on October 23 for a conversation with Dr. Paul R. Sackett as he participates in an “Ask Me Anything” style conversation about his work. 

Invite your friends! The Conversation Series isn’t just for current or aspiring I-O psychologists. Conversation topics will appeal to the public and raise awareness of I-O in your community.

A Conversation with Dr. Sackett

Paul R. Sackett (PhD, Ohio State, 1979) is the Beverly and Richard Fink Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Minnesota. His research interests revolve around various aspects of testing and assessment in workplace, military, and educational settings. His work on issues of fairness and bias in testing includes frequently cited 1994, 2001, and 2008 American Psychologist articles. He has long been active in the area of the assessment of honesty and integrity in the workplace. He also publishes extensively on the assessment of managerial potential and methodological issues in employee selection.

He served as founding editor of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology's (SIOP) journal Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, and editor of Personnel Psychology. He has served as president of SIOP, as co-chair of the Joint Committee on the Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing, as co-chair of the committee to revise SIOP's Principles for the Validation and Use of Personnel Selection Procedures, as a member of the National Research Council's Board on Testing and Assessment, as chair of APA's Committee on Psychological Tests and Assessments, and as chair of APA's Board of Scientific Affairs.

Dr. Sackett has received awards for teaching (Herbert Heneman Award from Minnesota's Industrial Relations Center), research (the Human Resource Division of the Academy of Management's Career Achievement Award), and service (Lifetime Service Award from the National Academy of Sciences). He is the only person to receive lifetime achievement awards in the three domains of teaching, research, and service from SIOP (Distinguished Teaching Contribution Award, Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award, Distinguished Service Contribution Award). He has been awarded an honorary doctorate by Ghent University, Belgium.

Ask A Question/Help Shape the Series

You will have the opportunity to submit questions for Dr. Sackett in advance of the conversation during checkout. 

Share this event on Facebook and Twitter.  This is the 14th episode of the SIOP Conversation Series. Find information about past and upcoming episodes, along with links to recordings of past conversations, on the SIOP website.

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