Bryan J Pesta
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 Title: Int Asst Dean & Professor
 Dept: College of Business, Dean's Office
 Office: BU 327
 Phone: 216-687-3730
 Email: B.PESTA@csuohio.edu
 Address: 2121 Euclid Ave. BU 327, Cleveland, OH 44115

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Research Keywords:
g, intelligence, IQ, discrimination law, individual differences, group differences, Religiosity and IQ, testing, selection, cognition, cognitive psychology, human resource management, humanism, Well-being differences across the 50 U.S. states.
 
Education:
Ph.D., University of Akron
M.A., Cleveland State University
B.A., Cleveland State University
MLRHR, Cleveland State University
 
Brief Bio:
I'm currently a professor in the management department, and interim assistant dean of graduate programs. I was born / evolved via the differential survival of my ancestors, because of themselves, to teach MGT-601.

I have also served as an expert witness and statistician in federal court cases involving discrimination and adverse impact analysis.

I am benignly indifferent about faculty profiles.

I often don't finish what I st
 
Honors and Awards:
o University Merit Pay Winner, May 2009, 2011 (Research).
o Nance College of Business Legacy Award, April 2008 (Teaching).
o University Merit Pay Winner, May 2007, 2012-2014 (Teaching).
o University Merit Pay Winner, May 2006 (Teaching).

Excellence in Humanist Communication
Harvard University
April, 21 2007
Recipient of the Excellence in Humanist Communication Award from the Humanist Chaplaincy at Harvard University, April 2007

--Also been rejected by many elite journals!
 
Research Interests:
The most powerful variable in social science (g). The cognitive science of general mental ability. The role of g in work settings. g predicting stuff.

I am also interested in:
Sexual harassment (preventing; not doing...)
Employment discrimination law
Decision making
HR selection / employment testing
Stereotype threat as a non-explanation for performance
 
Teaching Areas:
I usually teach in the business college classrooms-- 1st or 2nd floor. I really hate BU-216. It's creepy; there's no air flow, and I think it harbors unpleasant bacteria.
 
Professional Affiliations:
No one will accept me!
 
Professional Experience:
Cleveland State University, Professor and Interim Assistant Dean of Graduate Business Programs, 2016-?

Cleveland State University, Associate Professor of Management and Labor Relations,
2010-2016

Cleveland State University, Assistant Professor of Management and Labor Relations, 2004-2010

Cleveland State University, Term Assistant Professor of Management and Labor Relations, 2001-2004

Cleveland State University, Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology, 1998-2000