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David Fisher, PhD

David Fisher, PhD
Assistant Professor of Psychology
College of Arts & Sciences
Psychology
Lorton Hall

Education

PhD – DePaul University MA – DePaul University BA – George Washington University

Research Interests

A broad interest in understanding characteristic attributes of human nature.

Teaching Interests

Undergraduate: Statistics
Psychological Testing
Graduate: Research Methods
Psychometrics

Publications

Journal Articles

  • Fisher, D., J. Ragsdale, and E. Fisher. The Importance of Definitional and Temporal Issues in the Study of Resilience. Applied Psychology, 2018, https://api.elsevier.com/content/abstract/scopus_id/85052406827.
  • Fisher, D. M. (2014). A multilevel cross-level examination of role overload and organizational commitment: Investigating the interactive effects of context. Journal of Applied Psychology, 99, 723-736. doi:10.1037/a0035861

  • Fisher, D. M. (2014). Distinguishing between Taskwork and Teamwork Planning in Teams: Relations with Coordination and Interpersonal Processes. Journal of Applied Psychology, 99, 423-436. doi:10.1037/a0034625

  • Fisher, D. M., Bell, S. T., Dierdorff, E. C., & Belohlav, J. A. (2012). Facet personality and surface-level diversity as team mental model antecedents: Implications for implicit coordination. Journal of Applied Psychology, 97, 825-841. doi:10.1037/a0027851

  • Bell, S. T., Towler, A., & Fisher, D. M. (2011). A multi-level examination of the influence of trainee-trainer gender dissimilarity and trainee-classroom gender composition dissimilarity on trainee knowledge acquisition. Human Resource Development Quarterly, 22, 343-372. doi:10.1002/hrdq.20077

  • Cellar, D. F., Stuhlmacher, A. F., Young, S. K., Fisher, D. M., Adair, C. K., Haynes, S., Twichell, E., Arnold, K. A., Royer, K., Denning, B. L., & Riester, D. (2011). Trait goal orientation, self-regulation, and performance: A meta-analysis. Journal of Business and Psychology, 26, 467-483. doi:10.1007/s10869-010-9201-6

Book Chapters

  • Fisher, D. M., & Stuhlmacher, A. F. (2012). Meta-analysis. In D. J. Christie (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Peace Psychology. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell. doi:10.1002/ 9780470672532.wbepp155

Technical Reports

  • Fisher, D. M. (2014). Law Enforcement Survey Report for [Multiple Agencies]. Chicago, IL: Stanard and Associates, Inc.

  • Allscheid, S. P., Kitzman, B. C., & Fisher, D. M. (2014). The Development and Validation of a Physical Ability Test for 22 Participating Law Enforcement Agencies of the St. Louis Area Police Chiefs Association (SLAPCA). Chicago, IL: Stanard and Associates, Inc.

  • Allscheid, S. P., & Fisher, D. M. (2013). The Development and Validation of a Physical Ability Test for the Lakewood, Colorado Police Department. Chicago, IL: Stanard and Associates, Inc.

  • Kitzman, B. C., & Fisher, D. M. (2012). Report on Pre-Employment Psychological Testing Services for Cook County Sheriff’s Office Department of Corrections. Chicago, IL: Stanard & Associates, Inc. [Preliminary Version]

  • Allscheid, S. P., Fisher, D. M., & Kitzman, B. C. (2012). South Dakota Division of Criminal Investigation: Job Analysis Report for the 911 Basic Telecommunicator Job. Chicago, IL: Stanard & Associates, Inc.

  • Allscheid, S. P., Kitzman, B. C., & Fisher, D. M. (2012). The Content Validation of the National Police Officer Selection Test (POST) for the Georgetown University Police Department. Chicago, IL: Stanard & Associates, Inc.

  • Fisher, D. M., & Allscheid, S. P. (2011). An Examination of Work Satisfaction, Overload, Empowerment, and Positive Workplace Climates. Chicago, IL: Stanard & Associates, Inc. [Client name removed to ensure confidentiality]

  • Adair, C., Arman, G., Fisher, D. M., Haynes, S., Kupec, A., Linnabery, E., Lueck, M., & Young, S. (2010). Job Satisfaction Questionnaire Development Project. Chicago, IL: DePaul University.

  • Allscheid, S. P., & Fisher, D. M. (2011). The Content Validation of Entry-Level Police Officer Selection Assessments for the Charlottesville, VA Police Department. Chicago, IL: Stanard & Associates, Inc.

  • Allscheid, S. P., & Fisher, D. M. (2011). The Development and Validation of a Physical Ability Test for Johnson County, KS MED-ACT. Chicago, IL: Stanard & Associates, Inc.

  • Allscheid, S. P., & Fisher, D. M. (2011). The Development and Validation of a Physical Ability Test for the Marietta College Police Department. Chicago, IL: Stanard & Associates, Inc.

  • Allscheid, S. P., & Fisher, D. M. (2011). Validation of an Entry-Level Patrol Officer Selection System for the Joliet, Illinois Police Department. Chicago, IL: Stanard & Associates, Inc.

  • Special, L. A., Allscheid, S. P., & Fisher, D. M. (2010). The Development and Content Validation of a Written Promotional Examination and Oral Interview Process for the Ranks of Sergeant, Lieutenant and Captain in the Joliet, Illinois Police Department. Chicago, IL: Stanard & Associates, Inc.

  • Special, L. A., Allscheid, S. P., & Fisher, D. M. (2010). The Development and Content Validation of a Written Promotional Examination Process for the Ranks of Lieutenant, Captain, and Battalion Chief in the Joliet, Illinois Fire Department. Chicago, IL: Stanard & Associates, Inc.

  • Allscheid, S. P., & Fisher, D. M. (2010). The Development and Validation of a Physical Ability Test for the Frederick, Colorado Sheriff’s Office. Chicago, IL: Stanard & Associates, Inc.

  • Allscheid, S. P., & Fisher, D. M. (2010). The Development and Validation of a Physical Ability Test for the Live Oak, Texas Police Department. Chicago, IL: Stanard & Associates, Inc.

  • Fisher, D. M., Lueck, M. D., & Twichell, E. A. (2008). Training Needs Assessment for OfficeMax’s Field Sales Positions. Chicago, IL: DePaul University.

Manuscripts

  • Fisher, D., S. Cunningham, A. Kerr, and S. Allscheid. Contextualized Personality Measures in Employee Selection: Extending Frame-of-Reference Research With Job Applicant Samples.
  • Fisher, D., A. Kerr, and S. Cunningham. Examining the Moderating Effect of Trait Mindfulness on the Relation Between Job-Related Stressors and Strain Outcomes.
  • Bell, S., D. Fisher, and K. Mann. Leveraging Context to Gain Meaningful Insights from Extreme Teams and Other Teams in the Wild.
  • Fisher, D., E. Dierdorff, and R. Ruben. Self-Awareness in Teams: Examining the Aggregate Effects of Self-Other Agreement Regarding Individual Performance on Team-Level Functioning.
  • Bell, S., D. Fisher, and K. Mann. Leveraging Context to Gain Meaningful Insights from Extreme Teams and Other Teams in the Wild.

Other

  • Bell, S. T., & Fisher, D. M. (2012). Does dynamic composition mean the demise of shared team properties and the rise of global team properties? [Commentary on Focal Article]. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 5, 39-41. doi:10.1111/j.1754-9434.2011.01401.x

Courses Taught

  • Assessment of Individual Differences
  • Pre-Dissertation Rsrch
  • Psychometrics

Professional Affiliations

  • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Academy of Management
  • American Psychological Association

Awards & Honors

  • Graduate Research Fund Grant
  • Presidential Merit Scholarship