Mark Palumbo

  • Mark Palumbo

    Office: Uhler Hall 205

    Office Phone: 724-357-2374

    E-mail: mark.palumbo@iup.edu

    Spring 2016 Office Hours

    • Monday 1:30-2:30 p.m.
    • Tuesday 8:00- 10:00 a.m.
    • Thursday 8:00- 10:00 a.m.

    Note: Other hours by appointment

    Department Activities: Friday, 12:15–1:25 p.m.

    How I Became Interested in Psychology

    I first became interested in persons with developmental disabilities. I wondered what made them different from other people. I then started taking classes and learned about how the basics were applied in the workplace, and the rest is history!

    Areas of Interest

    Employee and Academic Selection, Training, and Assessment

    Current Research and Professional Projects

    Test Development: Study Skills Knowledge; Identification of Other Cognitive Predictors of Academic Success—for Use in Test Design, Implementation, and Assessment; Reducing Selection Disparities among Minorities through Testing

    Degrees/Schools

    PhD, Human Factors and Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Wright State University, 2007

    MS, Human Factors and Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Wright State University, 2004

    BS, Psychology, 2000: The Pennsylvania State University

    Courses Taught

    Undergraduate: General Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Historical Trends in Psychology

    Graduate: Historical Trends in Psychology