The structure and prediction of performance in academic and work settings. Validity of individual differences for predicting different aspects of performance. Specifically, the use of standardized tests (e.g., SAT, GRE, GMAT, PCAT, MAT), prior accomplishments (e.g., high school rank, extra-curricular accomplishments), and personality traits for predicting academic performance in college and graduate school. Also, personnel selection for managerial positions, personality measurement, meta-analytic methods, and training.

Educational Background & Specialties
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Educational Background

  • Ph.D.: , University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 2003 - none


  • structure and prediction of academic and work performance
  • predictive validity of standardized tests and non-cognitive predictors