Sandman Professor, Department of Psychology
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
Lab Page: N/A

Taking Graduate Students? Yes
Sponsoring Undergraduate Research? N/A

Research Interests:

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

Psychometric methods and psychometric scale development of organizationally-relevant constructs; item response theory; psychological stresses and challenges of public service; history of applied psychology.

Selected Publications:

Zickar, M.J. (2020). Measurement development and evaluation. Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, 7, 213-232.

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.

Courses Taught:

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

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