Paul R. Sackett is the Beverly and Richard Fink Distinguished Professor of Psychology and Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota. His research interests revolve around various aspects of testing and assessment in workplace, educational and military settings.
He has served as editor of two journals: Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice and Personnel Psychology. He also served as President of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Co-chair of the committee producing the Standards for Educational and Psychological Testing, member of the National Research Council's Board on Testing and Assessment; Chair of the APA Committee on Psychological Tests and Assessments; and Chair of APA's Board of Scientific Affairs.
Sackett earned his Ph.D. in industrial and organizational psychology at the Ohio State University in 1979.