Dr. Arthur Gutman, Professor of Psychology at Florida Institute of Technology (FIT), is the new editor of DCI’s semi-monthly client alerts. Art is author of “EEO Law and Personnel Practices” (Sage, 2000, 2nd Ed) and originator of “On The Legal Front”, a column on workplace discrimination that appears quarterly in the Industrial-Organizational Psychologist. Dr. Gutman also manages a graduate student research group at FIT that is focused on EEO/AA issues. As such, Art and his students are on the cutting edge of Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action research and practice. He has also agreed to write more detailed updates for DCI clients on issues that warrant more detailed consideration. Art’s bio can be found below:
Arthur Gutman is professor of psychology and past chair of the I-O graduate program at Florida Tech. He received his Ph.D. from Syracuse University in 1975 and was a National Institute of Mental Health Postdoctoral Fellow from 1975 to 1977 at the University of Colorado, where he collaborated in research with David R. Thomas and Steven F. Maier. He was assistant professor of psychology at Georgia State University from 1977 to 1979 before moving to Florida Tech. His primary teaching interests include statistics and research design, personnel selection, personnel law, program evaluation, and learning and memory. He is author of EEO Law and Personnel Practices (Sage, 2000, 2nd Ed) and originator of “On The Legal Front”, a column on workplace discrimination that appears quarterly in the Industrial-Organizational Psychologist. He has developed employment tests for industry, consulted on at least a dozen adverse impact cases, and has served as an expert witness in federal court.
DCI Consulting Group looks forward to working with Art and his students; keep an eye out for Art’s work on DCI Updates and focal articles on http://dciconsult.com/blog/.
February 15, 2010