DCI consultants are seasoned professionals with extensive experience in assisting employers and law firms comply with affirmative action and EEO discrimination requirements.
Eric Dunleavy, Ph.D.
Eric M. Dunleavy, Ph.D., is a Principal Consultant at DCI Consulting Group, where he is involved in equal employment opportunity audit and litigation consulting. He also serves on staff with the Center for Corporate Equality (CCE), which is a national nonprofit employer and research association based in Washington, DC, whose mission is to promote proactive affirmative action, equal employment regulatory compliance, and other human resource management strategies to create diverse organizations free from workplace bias. Eric's primary areas of expertise are in employee selection, employment testing, validation research, adverse impact analyses and other quantitative methods. His most recent work has focused on advanced quantitative analyses for assessing adverse impact and on selection procedure validation research in the context of OFCCP enforcement.
Eric received his M.A. (2002) and Ph.D. (2004) in Industrial/Organizational Psychology with a concentration in data analysis from the University of Houston. He received an Honors B.A. (2000) in Psychology from St. Anselm College. Eric has served as President, Vice President, and Legal Chair of the Personnel Testing Council of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. (PTC/MW), and is on the editorial board of The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist as co-author of the "On the Legal Front" column. In 2011 Dr. Dunleavy received the first Distinguished Early Career Contributions Award - Practice award from the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology, which is given to individuals who have developed, refined, and implemented practices, procedures, and methods that have had a major impact on both people in organizational settings and the profession of I-O psychology.
Eric has published articles in the International Journal of Selection and Assessment, Journal of Business and Psychology, Psychology, Public Policy, Law and Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice. He is currently an adjunct faculty member of George Mason University, where he has taught graduate courses in multivariate statistics and applied measurement, and at University of Maryland Baltimore County at Shady Grove, where he has taught a graduate course on legal issues in selection.