Homepage Slider

Donald Truxillo, Chair of Work and Organisational Psychology

Donald M. Truxillo received his PhD in Psychology from Louisiana State University. He worked in public sector selection and assessment for several years before joining the faculty of Portland State University in 1994.
Dr. Truxillo studies the methods employers use to hire workers and the experiences of job applicants during recruitment and hiring. He also examines issues related to age differences at work and studies workplace safety, health, and well-being.  His research has been supported by the SHRM Foundation, the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), and the National Science Foundation (NSF), most recently to study privacy and security issues associated with online hiring.  He currently serves as associate editor at Work, Aging and Retirement and was an associate editor for the Journal of Management. He is a member of nine editorial boards including Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, and Human Resource Management Review.
Dr. Truxillo served on the executive board of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). He served in a number of SIOP leadership roles including Program Chair and Conference Chair, and he recently served as Treasurer for the Alliance for Organizational Psychology. He is a fellow of SIOP, the American Psychological Association (APA), the Association for Psychological Science (APS), and the International Association for Applied Psychology (IAAP). He is the recipient of SIOP’s Distinguished Service Contributions Award (2012) and Distinguished Teaching Contributions Award (2017).
Dr. Truxillo is the author of over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters.  He has co-edited two books on age issues at work and recently published a textbook on Industrial/Organizational Psychology (Truxillo, Bauer, & Erdogan, 2016; Routledge). A forthcoming text on HR management and data analytics (Bauer, Erdogan, Caughlin, & Truxillo; Sage) will be published in 2019. 
He has received three Fulbright grants (University of Trento, Italy, 2013 & 2015-16; ISCTE Business Institute, Lisbon, 2017). He has had visiting positions at several universities including University of Valencia, University of Trento, University of Palermo, and University of Bologna. Since 2010 he has been a member of the Doctoral Training Committee, Department of Psychological Science and Education, University of Trento, Italy.