Board of Advisors
Richard Griffith, PhD
Dr. Griffith is a Professor in the Industrial Organizational Psychology program and the Director of The Institute for Cross Cultural Management at the Florida Institute of Technology. He received his doctoral degree in I/O Psychology from The University of Akron in 1997. He is the co-editor of the book "A Closer Examination of Applicant Faking Behavior" and the upcoming book "The Age of Internationalization: Developing an International Organizational Psychology Curriculum". He is the author of over 75 publications and presentations in the area of selection and the co- editor of the recent special edition of Human Performance, Uncovering the Nature of Applicant Faking Behavior. Dr. Griffith is a member of the International Association of Applied Psychologists, the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology, the International Society for the Study of Individual Differences, and the Society of Industrial Organizational Psychology, where he serves on the International Affairs Committee. His work has been featured in Time magazine and The Wall Street Journal.
Jose M. Peiro, PhD
Dr. Peiró is currently Professor of Work and Organizational (W&O) Psychology of the University of Valencia. He is Director of the Research Institute of Human Resources Psychology, Org. Development and Quality of Working life (IDOCAL). He is also senior researcher at the IVIE (Instituto Valenciano DE Investigaciones Económicas). Dr. Peiró is President elect of International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP). He served as President of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP) and is Fellow member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) and the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology (EAOHP). He is the coordinator of the Erasmus Mundus Master Program of Work, Organization and Personnel Psychology taught by a consortium of five Universities: Barcelona, Bologna, Coimbra, Paris and Valencia. He has been member of the Europsy project. He was former Associate Editor of the European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology.
Richard O. Hope, PhD
Dr. Richard O. Hope recently served as Vice President of Higher Education Fellowships at the Woodrow Wilson Foundation and Professor of Sociology and African-American Studies at Princeton University, and continues to serve as with the Foundation as a Senior Fellow. Dr. Hope joined the WW Foundation’s leadership team in 1990 following a distinguished career in sociology, public policy, and the academy. Programs under his charge included the Thomas R. Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellowship Program, the Public Policy and International Affairs Fellowships, and the Public Policy Partnership Program in South Africa, as well as the Mellon-Mays Undergraduate Fellows Dissertation and Travel/Research Grants and the Career Enhancement Fellowship. He has previously served as the Chair of the Department of Sociology at Indiana University Purdue University at Indianapolis, Professor of Sociology and Director of National Science Foundation Project at Morgan State University, and the Director of Research and Evaluation for the Defense Race Relations Institute (Now DEOMI). He is the recipient of the Mellon-Mays Achievement Award for Leadership, The Gandhi-King-Ikeda International Peace Award, and the Martin Luther King, Jr. Award for Leadership in the Advancement of Minorities in International and Diplomatic Service.
Scott Erker, PhD
Dr. Erker is the Senior Vice President of DDI's Selection Solutions. Scott’s global perspective of workforce selection comes from his work with organizations around the world on talent acquisition strategies ranging from large-volume hiring for start-ups to steady-state selection system operations. Scott has developed extensive international experience defining competencies, developing and implementing assessment programs, and measuring program return on investment. Dr. Erker’s overseas experience includes his role as General Manager of Consulting within DDI’s Australian operation, and Director of Assessment Technology within DDI’s European operation. He received his Doctorate and a Master’s degree in industrial/organizational psychology from the University of Akron, and is a member of SIOP and APA.
Sharon Glazer, PhD
Dr. Glazer is a Research Professor at University of Maryland, Professor at San Jose State University (SJSU), Department of Psychology, Treasurer of the International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology (IACCP), and Editor of the International Journal of Stress Management. Her areas of expertise revolve about organizational stress identification, intervention, management, and evaluation, as well as cross-cultural organizational issues. Dr. Glazer was a Fulbright scholar, postdoctoral fellow with the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, Erasmus Mundus Scholar, and SJSU's International Studies Fellow and Global Studies Fellow, and recipient of numerous domestic and international grants. Dr. Glazer has been a visiting professor in Hungary, Italy, France, Spain, Portugal, and Israel. She also serves as a coordinator of the Erasmus Mundus Winter School (WS) program, connecting U.S.-based graduate students with the WS program headquartered at University of Valencia. In addition to academia, Dr. Glazer has provided consulting services in the non-profit and for-profit sectors throughout the USA, Europe, and Israel as well as government sectors in the USA. Dr. Glazer speaks six languages (fluent: English, Hebrew, good: Hungarian, fair: Italian, French, and Russian). Dr. Glazer’s enthusiasm for internationalizing I/O programs began in the early 1990s and is very excited to be a part of this advisory board.