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Truxillo, Donald

Donald Martin Truxillo University of Limerick, Ireland

Donald Truxillo, PhD

Professor of Work and Employment Studies

Donald Truxillo earned his PhD from Louisiana State University. He is a professor at the Kemmy Business School, University of Limerick, Ireland, and Professor Emeritus at Portland State University.  Previously, he worked in the areas of selection, employee development, and promotions in the public sector as an industrial psychologist and as a professor in the industrial/organizational psychology program at Portland State University. He studies the methods employers use to hire workers and the experiences of job applicants during recruitment and hiring. In addition, Donald examines issues related to workplace safety and health as well as age differences at work. He served as associate editor for the Journal of Management and is currently an associate editor at Work, Aging and Retirement. He is a member of nine editorial boards including Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, and Human Resource Management Review. He is the author of more than 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters. Donald is the recipient of SIOP’s 2017 Distinguished Teaching Contributions Award and a coauthor of the textbook Psychology and Work: Introduction to Industrial and Organizational Psychology. 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 has taught courses in human resource management, training and development, research methods, and industrial psychology. He has received three Fulbright grants to study abroad and has visited at universities in Italy, Portugal, Spain, Switzerland, Ireland, and Germany. Since 2010, he has been a member of the Doctoral Training Committee, Department of Psychological Science and Education, University of Trento, Italy. He is a fellow of SIOP, APA, APS, and IAAP.