The Department of Psychology
Phone: (646) 312- 3820
Location: VC 8-285
Harold Goldstein is an associate professor of Industrial/Organizational Psychology at Baruch College, The City University of New York. Harold’s primary areas of expertise are in the areas of personnel selection, equal employment opportunity issues, strategic competency modeling, and leadership assessment and development. He is known for his work in developing valid selection and assessment systems that operate cross-culturally to identify diverse talent in a fair manner. In particular, his current research focuses on the measurement of intelligence with reduced racial and gender subgroup differences. His work in this area has been recognized by honors such as the M. Scott Myers award for Applied Research in the Work Place and the IPAC award for Innovations in Testing. Harold has published articles on his research in journals such as Personnel Psychology, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Human Performance, and has presented his work at numerous conferences and invited talks. In addition, Harold has served as an expert to the United States Department of Justice on the application of legal issues in personnel selection processes.
Currently, Harold serves as director of both the MS and MBA Programs in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. He is also on the doctoral faculty at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York. Harold received his doctoral degree in 1993 from the University of Maryland at College Park. He previously held teaching positions in the psychology departments at Bowling Green State University and New York University. He joined the psychology department at Baruch College in 1997.
Journal Articles and Chapters (2010-Present)
- Reeve, C. Scherbaum, C., & Goldstein, H. (in press). Manifestations of intelligence: Expanding the measurement space to reconsider specific cognitive abilities. Human Resource Management Review.
- Scherbaum, C. & Goldstein, H. (in press). Introduction to special issue. Human Resource Management Review.
- Scherbaum, C. Goldstein, H., Ryan, R., Agnello, P., Yusko, K., & Hanges, P. (in press). New Developments in Intelligence Theory and Assessment: Implications for Personnel Selection. In J. Oostrom & I. Nikolaou’s (Eds.) Employee Recruitment, Selection, and Assessment. Contemporary Issues for Theory and Practice. London: Psychology Press-Taylor & Francis.
- Sabet, J., Scherbaum, C., & Goldstein, H. (2013). Examining the potential of neuropsychological intelligence tests for predicting academic performance and reducing racial/ethnic test scores differences. In F. Metzger’s (Ed.) Neuropsychology: New Research (pp. 1-24). New York: Nova Publishers.
- Hanges, P., Scherbaum, C., Goldstein, H., Ryan, R. & Yusko, K. (2012). I-O Psychology and Intelligence: A Starting Point Established. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 5, 189-195.
- Scherbaum, C. Goldstein, H., Yusko, K., Ryan, R., & Hanges, P. (2012). Intelligence 2.0: Reestablishing a Research Program on g in I-O Psychology. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 5, 128-148.
- Naidoo, L.J., Scherbaum, C.A., Goldstein, H.W., & Graen, G. (2011). A Longitudinal Examination of LMX, Ability, Differentiation and Team Performance. Journal of Business and Psychology, 26, 347-357.
- Ryan, R., Rothstein, J., Goldstein, H., & Scherbaum, C. (2014, August). Immigrant Status, Test Attitudes, and Cognitive Ability Test Performance. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association.
- Sywulak, L. Oliveira, J., Rothstein, J., Scherbaum, C., & Goldstein, H. (2014, August). The role of cognitive style in performance on Raven’s. Poster presented at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association.
- Scherbaum, C. & Goldstein, H. (2012, August). The Evolution of Cognitive Ability Testing: Getting past g. Paper presented at the annual conference of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.
- Sabet, F., Scherbaum, C., & Goldstein, H. (2012, April). Examining Criterion-related Validity and Score Differences on Neuropsychological Intelligence Tests. Poster presented at the 27th annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Diego.
- Scherbaum, C., Hanges, P., Yusko, K., Goldstein, H., & Ryan, R. (2012, April). The Spearman Hypothesis Cannot Explain All Racial Score Differences. In L. Hough’s Racial Differences in Personnel Selection: Complex Findings and Ongoing Research Symposium. Symposium presented at the 27th annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Diego.
- Yusko, K., Goldstein, H., Scherbaum, C., & Hanges, P. (2012, April). Siena Reasoning Test: Measuring Intelligence with Reduced Adverse Impact. Invited M. Scott Myers Award talk at the 27th annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Diego.
Grant Funding (2010-Present)
Improving Graduate Business School Admissions: Supplementing the GMAT with Alternative Predictors. MERInstitute of the Graduate Management Admissions Council, co-PI ($100,000).