Professor and Department Chair
B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,1997

Phone: (419) 372-9984

Email: mzickar@bgsu.edu

Office: Room 233,Psychology Building

Taking Graduate Students:  Yes

Research Interests:

  • Measurement of individual differences related to job performance
  • Personality measurement
  • Item response theory

Courses Taught:

Undergraduate Courses:

  • BGSU 1910. Psychology of Social Media
  • PSYC 1010. General Psychology
  • PSYC 4600. Introduction to Psychological Testing

Graduate Courses:

  • PSYC 7010. History of  Psychology

Selected Publications:

Foster, G. C., Min, H., & Zickar, M. J. (2017). Review of Item Response Theory Practices in Organizational Research: Lessons Learned and Paths Forward. Organizational Research Methods20(3), 465-486.

Zickar, M. J. (2015). Digging through dust: Historiography for the organizational sciences. Journal of Business and Psychology30(1), 1-14.

Sliter, K. A., & Zickar, M. J. (2014). An IRT examination of the psychometric functioning of negatively worded personality items. Educational and Psychological Measurement74(2), 214-226.