Scott Tonidandel joined the faculty in 2002 after receiving his B.A. (1996) from Davidson College and completing his M.A. (1999) and Ph.D. (2001) in industrial/organizational psychology at Rice University. His courses include Psychological Research - Design & Analysis, Psychological Research - Industrial/Organizational, Issues in Psychology, and selected seminars in I/O psychology.
Dr. Tonidandel's research interests span a wide variety of topics including issues related computerized testing (like the computerized GRE exam for graduate school), the effects of employee mentoring programs, predictors of leadership effectiveness, and the impact of diversity in organizations. Dr. Tonidandel also conducts research on a variety of statistical and methodological issues as well.
Dr. Tonidandel has published over 30 articles (often with student co-authors) in numerous scholarly outlets, such as the Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Psychological Methods, and Organizational Research Methods, and he currently serves on the editorial board of Organizational Research Methods and is an associate editor for the Journal of Business and Psychology. He is the past chair of North Carolina Industrial-Organizational Psychology group, is a faculty affiliate of the organizational science Ph.D. program at the University of North Carolina-Charlotte, and is a member of the Association for Psychological Science, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, and the Academy of Management.