David P. Costanza
Director, I/O Psychology Doctoral Program
|Address:||600 21st Street NW, Washington, D.C. 20052
Areas of Expertise
Organizational Sciences and Psychology
Dr. David Costanza is an Associate Professor of Organizational Sciences and of Psychology and the Director of the Doctoral Program in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at the George Washington University. He has also worked for the past 10 years as a Senior Consortium Fellow for the U.S. Army Research Institute. An Industrial/Organizational Psychologist by training, he has done research, teaching, and consulting in the areas of high-level leadership, organizational performance, culture, and decline, as well as in selection, job/needs analysis, performance appraisal development, statistics, and research methodology. His work has been published in journals including the Journal of Business and Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Creativity Research Journal, Industrial and Labor Relations Review, Monthly Labor Review, and Human Performance, as well as several book chapters and numerous conference presentations and technical reports. He is a member of The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Academy of Management and serves on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Business and Psychology. He earned his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and his masters and doctoral degrees from George Mason University.
Dr. Costanza's current research interests can be categorized into two broad areas: complex, multilevel, organizational phenomena and generational differences in the workplace. Projects in the first area include research on leadership and organizational culture, high potential leadership, organizational decline, and most recently organizational career flow. Research in the second includes work on several projects including a meta-analysis of the research in generational differences in workplace outcomes and an investigation of methodological approaches for studying such generational differences.
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Recent Invited Addresses, Interviews, Papers, and Presentations:
Introduction to Organizational Sciences; Introduction to I/O Psychology; Organizational Evolution; Organizational Theory; Organizational Processes and Life Cycles; Organizational Development; Personnel Testing and Selection; Personnel Evaluation; Training and Performance Appraisal; Human Performance and Productivity; Strategic Human Resource Management; Statistics; Organizational Research Methods; Dissertation Proposal Writing; Freshman Advising Workshop.