David Costanza

David Costanza

Director of Industrial/Organizational Psychology Doctoral Program; Associate Professor of Psychology and of Organizational Sciences
Room 201
Address: 600 21st Street NW
Washington, District Of Columbia
Phone: 202-994-1875
Fax: 202-994-1881
[email protected]

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 was recently elected Chair of the new Department of Organizational Sciences and Communication. Since 1999, he has worked with the Army Research Institute's Research and Advanced Concepts office, via the Consortium of Research Universities, as Senior 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 Knowledge content domain.

Current Research

For Dr. Costanza's latest research and publications, please visit his Organizational Sciences page.

Classes Taught

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
Dissertation Proposal Writing
Freshman Advising Workshop
Introduction to I/O Psychology.