Michael Aamodt, Ph.D.

Principal Consultant

Michael G. Aamodt, Ph.D., an Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, is a Principal Consultant at DCI. He provides consulting services to employers and management law firms on a wide variety of human resource risk management issues, particularly in the areas of compensation analysis, employee selection, and test validation. For 26 years, Dr. Aamodt was a professor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology at Radford University in Virginia, where he taught courses in employee selection, job analysis, employee training and development, organizational psychology, and forensic psychology. 

Dr. Aamodt has published over 60 journal article and book chapters and presented over 150 papers at professional conferences. He is also the author of “Industrial/Organizational Psychology: An Applied Approach,” the author of “Research in Law Enforcement Selection”, the coauthor of “Human Relations in Business,” and the coauthor of “Understanding Statistics: A Guide for I/O Psychologists and Human Resource Professionals.” He has extensive editorial experience, having served on the editorial boards of Applied HRM Research, Assessment Council News, Criminal Justice and Behavior, Journal of Business and Psychology, Public Personnel Management, and Journal of Police and Criminal Psychology.

Dr. Aamodt is a past President of the New River Valley SHRM chapter and a member of many professional organizations including SIOP, SHRM, and IPAC. Dr. Aamodt has a Ph.D. and M.A. degree in Psychology from the University of Arkansas. He received his B.A. degree in Psychology at Pepperdine University.

Michael Aamodt, Ph.D.'s
Recent Posts

Assembling the Highlights from OFCCP v. Analogic Corporation
March 23, 2019

The decision handed down last week from Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) Colleen A. Geraghty in OFCCP v. Analogic Corporation contains some important information for federal contractors. The case involved an allegation by OFCCP that Analogic paid...

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Daniel Gade Appointed to EEOC
August 21, 2017

President Donald Trump has appointed Dr. Daniel M. Gade to be the next EEOC commissioner. A native of Minot, ND, Gade will be the only EEOC commissioner who is not an attorney. He is an expert in both veteran’s and disability issues, a decorated...

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Practical versus Statistical Significance
February 02, 2016

In our previous blog on the topic of statistical significance, we discussed how to interpret the meaning of "statistically significant."  In this blog, we want to expand on the topic by discussing the difference between statistical and practical...

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A Brief Summary of the EEOC’s Pay Equity Addition to the EEO-1 Report
February 01, 2016

DCI reported on Friday the release of the EEOC’s revision to the Employer Information Report (EEO-1), which was officially published in the Federal Register today, February 1, 2016.  The EEO-1 report will continue to collect the race/ethnicity and...

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