Dr. Fred Oswald is a Professor in the Industrial/Organizational Psychology program within the Department of Psychology at Rice University, and he is current President of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP).

In terms of research and teaching, Fred's research expertise, publications, and grants center around measuring employee performance, student success, and their individual and group determinants in organizational, educational, and military settings. More specifically, his research addresses issues centered on the definition, modeling, and prediction of societally relevant outcomes (e.g., job performance, academic performance, satisfaction, turnover) from psychological measures that reflect cognitive, motivational, and behavioral constructs (e.g., cognitive abilities, personality traits, situational judgment tests, job knowledge and skill, and biographical data). His statistical publications in the areas of big data and predictive modeling, meta-analysis, structural equation modeling, and adverse impact analysis inform personnel selection and psychological testing issues in the research, practice, and legal arenas.

In terms of journal and editorial service, Fred currently serves as Associate Editor for 4 journals: Journal of Management, Psychological Methods, Advances in Methods and Practice in Psychological Science (AMPPS), and Journal of Research in Personality, and in the past, he served as Associate Editor of 2 others: Journal of Business and Psychology, and Research Synthesis Methods. He serves on 10 editorial boards: Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Personnel Assessment and Decisions, Organizational Research Methods, Psychological Assessment, Archives of Scientific Psychology, Military Psychology, Journal of Business and Psychology, International Journal of Selection and Assessment, and International Journal of Testing.

In terms of national service and outreach, Fred currently serves as a board member of the National Academy of Science's Board of Human Systems Integration (BOHSI), was a committee member for the recent National Academy of Science's report on Assessing Intrapersonal and Interpersonal Competencies, and a board member of APA's Committee on Psychological Tests and Assessment (CPTA).

In terms of professional recognition and awards, Fred is a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP, APA Division 14), APA Quantitative and Qualitative Methods (APA Division 5), the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (APA Division 8), the American Psychological Association (APA) and the Association for Psychological Science (APS).