Nathan Kuncel is the Marvin D. Dunnette Distinguished Professor of Industrial-Organizational Psychology and a McKnight Presidential Fellow at the University of Minnesota where he also earned his doctorate in Industrial-Organizational Psychology. Nathan’s research generally focuses how individual characteristics (intelligence, personality, interests) influence subsequent work, academic, and life success as well as efforts to model and measure success.
Recently his research has examined the effects of judgment and decision making on the utility of admissions and hiring decisions. Nathan’s has published in Science, Harvard Business Review, Psychological Bulletin, Review of Educational Research, The Wall Street Journal, Psychological Science, Perspectives on Psychological Science, among others. He edited the Industrial and Organizational section of the 3 volume APA Handbook of Testing and Assessment in Psychology. He has consulted on admissions with numerous schools and assessment organizations. Nathan is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, the American Psychological Association, and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
He received the Anne Anastasi Award from the American Psychological Association – Div. 5, the Cattell Research Award from the Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology, and the Jeanneret Award from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Nathan is an enthusiastic triathlete which barely lets him keep up with his kids.