David P. Costanza
Title — Director, I/O Psychology Doctoral Program
Address — 600 21st Street NW, #201 Washington, D.C. 20052
Office — #201
Phone — 202-994-1875
E-mail — email@example.com
Areas of Expertise —
Organizational Sciences and Psychology
Dr. Costanza's current research interests can be categorized into two broad areas: complex, multilevel, organizational phenomena and generational differences in the workplace. Projects in the first area include research on leadership and organizational culture, organizational decline, and most recently organizational career flow. Research in the second includes work on several projects including a meta-analysis of the research in generational differences in workplace outcomes and an investigation of methodological approaches for studying such generational differences.
Bachelor's in Psychology from the University of Virginia
Master's and Doctoral degrees in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from George Mason University
Dr. Costanza earned his Bachelor's in Psychology from the University of Virginia. After working for Contel Corporation and then GTE for five years as a telecommunications manager, he returned to school at George Mason University where he earned his Master's and Doctoral degrees in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. He started at The George Washington University in 1995, with a joint appointment in both the Organizational Sciences Program and the Department of Psychology. He served as Chair of the Department of Organizational Sciences and Communication from 2004-2010 and as Director of the PhD Program in I/O Psychology multiple times. Since 1999, he has worked with the Army Research Institute's Basic Research Unit as a Senior Consortium Research Fellow. He has done consulting and project work in the areas of job analysis, selection test validation, and performance appraisal development. He was on the project team that developed the prototype for the Department of Labor's initiative to update the Dictionary of Occupational Titles, the Occupational Information Network (O*NET), creating the Knowledges content domain.
Costanza, D. P. (In press). Whither I/O: Get thee from psychology? The Industrial/Organizational Psychologist.
Severt, J. M., Badger, J. M., Fraser, R. L., Costanza, D. P., & Gade, P. A. (2011, May). Lack of Generational Differences in Work-related Outcomes: A Meta-Analysis. Poster presented at the 23rd annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.
Costanza, D. P. (2010, October). Generational differences in the workplace. Invited address at George Mason University, Fairfax, VA.
Costanza, D. P., & Jensen, J. M. (2010). The Fifth Scenario: Identity Expansion in Organizational Psychology. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 3, 281-285.
Costanza, D. P. (2009, March). Leadership in complex organizations. Invited address given to the Department of Defense National Security Studies Program, The George Washington University, Washington, DC.
Costanza, D. P., Fraser, Nelson, J., R. L., Deares, J., R., & Zaccaro, S. J. (2008, April). A qualitative meta-analysis of leader performance. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Francisco, CA.
Costanza, D. P., & Fraser, R. L. (2007). Organizational Life Cycles. International Encyclopedia of Organization Studies (S. Clegg & J
Bailey, Eds.) Sage.
Costanza, D. P., & Kissamore, J. L. (2007). SIOP Presidents on Education and Training in I-O. The Industrial/Organizational
Psychologist, 44(4), 73-78.
Gade, P. A., Costanza, D. P., & Kaplan, J. D. (2005). Reviewing contract and grant proposals. In R. Sternberg (Ed.). Reviewing scientific works in psychology. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Drago, R., Caplan, R. D., Costanza, D. P., Brubaker, T. K., Cloud, D., Harris, N. C., Kashian, R., & Riggs, T. L. (2000). The Longest Day: Working Time for Teachers. In Deborah Figart and Lonnie Golden (Eds.), Working Time: International Trends, Theory and Policy Perspectives. Advances in Social Economics series. London: Routledge.
Costanza, D. P., Fleishman, E. A., & Marshall-Mies, J. C. (1999). Knowledges. In N. G. Peterson, M. D. Mumford, W. C. Borman, P. R. Jeanneret, & E. A. Fleishman (Eds.), An Occupational Information System for the 21st Century: The Development of O*NET. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Drago, R., Caplan, R. D., Costanza, D. P., Brubaker, T., Cloud, D., Donohoe, S., Harris, N. C., & Riggs, T. L. (1998). Time for surveys: Do busy people complete time diaries? Society and Leisure (Loisir et Societe), 21, 555-562
Mumford, M. D., Costanza, D. P., Connelly, M. S., & Johnson, J. (1996). Item generation procedures and background data scales: Implications for construct and criterion related validity. Personnel Psychology, 49, 361-398. Presentations
Kisamore, J. L., Costanza, D. P., Steinheider, B., & Reiter-Palmon, R. (2006, May). Leaving the psychology tower: Non-traditional programs in I/O psychology. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Dallas, TX.
Hunter, A., Morewitz, C., & Costanza, D. (2006, February). The impact of founders on organizational culture and performance. Paper presented at the annual Industrial-Organizational and Organizational Behavior Student Conference. George Mason University. Fairfax, VA.
Costanza, D. P., Hamilton, B. L., Martin, N. R., Westall, C. L., & Dyomina, N. (2003, April). A qualitative leadership study: Impact on individual and organizational outcomes. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL.
Costanza, D. P. (2002, February). Organizational outcomes: Do leaders matter? Invited Address, American Psychological Association, March 28th, 2002, Washington, D.C.
Costanza, D. P., Drago, R., & Caplan, R. D. (2000, April). A multi-level approach to investigating work-family policies and their impact on work and family outcomes. Symposium at the annual meetings of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New Orleans, LA.
Drago, R., Caplan, R. D., & Costanza, D. P. (2000, February). Dual-earner families, employers, and coping with overwork . Symposium at the Annual Meetings of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, Washington, D.C.
Introduction to Organizational Sciences, Organizational Evolution; Organizational Theory; Organizational Processes and Life Cycles; Organizational Development; Personnel Testing and Selection; Personnel Evaluation; Training and Performance Appraisal; Human Performance and Productivity; Statistics; Research Methods; Dissertation Proposal Writing; Freshman Advising Workshop; Introduction to I/O Psychology