Dennis Doverspike, Ph.D., ABPP, provides consulting services in the areas of Industrial-Organizational Psychology and Human Resource Management. Dr. Doverspike holds a Diplomate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology and is a licensed psychologist in the State of Ohio. He has over twenty years of experience working with consulting firms and with public and private organizations. Areas of specialization include job analysis, testing, and compensation.
In addition to working as a consultant, Dr. Doverspike is a Full Professor of Psychology at the University of Akron and a Fellow of the Institute for Life-Span Development and Gerontology. From 1982 till 1984, he was a member of the psychology and graduate faculties at the University of Nebraska at Omaha and was the director of the Center for Applied Psychological Services. Since 1984, he has been a member of the psychology faculty at the University of Akron.
Dr. Doverspike has over 20 years of consulting experience. In addition to serving as Executive Vice President of Barrett & Associates, an international, human resource management consulting firm, he has served as a consultant for Hallcrest & Craver and Select, Inc. Past clients have included state and local governments, the federal government, and major private employers including Sony, General Electric and Ford Motor. He is the author of 2 books and over 95 journal publications. His research has appeared in journals such as Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Business and Psychology and Public Personnel Management.
Dennis Doverspike received his Ph.D. in Psychology in 1983 from the University of Akron. His M.S. in Psychology is from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh and his B.S. is from John Carroll University. From 1982 till 1984, he was a member of the psychology and graduate faculties at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Since 1984, he has been a member of the psychology faculty at the University of Akron. He has taught courses at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, and directed dissertations, thesis and practica. He is a member of Sigma Xi, the American Psychological Association, the Academy of Management, the American Psychological Society, the International Personnel Management Association, the Society for Human Resource Management, and the American Statistical Society. At the University of Akron, he serves as the faculty advisor to Psi Chi and the Psychology Club.