Dr. Greg Hurtz is a Professor in the Psychology Department at California State University, Sacramento, where for 17 years he has been teaching and supervising research in industrial psychology and statistical and psychometric methods at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. He has an active research program on campus with several research assistants (see www.HurtzLab.com), where they are currently focused largely on personality-based employment testing.
Outside of academia, Greg has regularly carried out project work since the early 1990s as a consultant for public and private sector organizations and consultancies, providing expertise in the same topics he teaches in the classroom. His current consulting efforts are largely focused on his role as a Senior Research Scientist at PSI Services LLC, where he has spent the past several years engaged in research and development activities in advancing item response theory applications, automated test assembly methods, and data forensics methods for test security analysis.
Greg has given over 50 presentations at scientific and professional conferences and meetings, has written 2 book chapters, and has published more than a dozen articles in peer-reviewed journals such as Organizational Research Methods, Journal of Applied Psychology, Educational and Psychological Measurement, and Journal of Applied Testing Technology. He earned his B.A. and M.A. in Psychology from CSUS, followed by his Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology at the University at Albany, State University of New York.