Sam McAbee is Assistant Professor of Psychology at the Illinois Institute of Technology, Lewis College of Human Sciences. His primary research interests are in the areas of psychometrics and individual differences, with an emphasis on the design and evaluation of psychological measures and their application to decisions in educational settings and the workplace. His research examines the role of personality traits in academic and workplace settings, particularly relating to issues surrounding college student employability and success.
McAbee, S. T., Landis, R. S., & Burke, M. I. (in press). Inductive reasoning: The promise of big data. Human Resource Management Review. doi:10.1016/j.hrmr.2016.08.005
McAbee, S. T., & Connelly, B. S. (in press). A multi-rater framework for studying personality: The Trait-Reputation-Identity Model. Psychological Review. doi:10.1037/rev0000035
Oswald, F. L., McAbee, S. T., Redick, T. S., & Hambrick, D. Z. (2015). The development of a short domain-general measure of working memory capacity.Behavior Research Methods, 47, 1343-1355. doi:10.3758/s13428-014-0543-2
McAbee, S. T., Oswald, F. L., & Connelly, B. S. (2014). Bifactor models of personality and college student performance: A broad vs. narrow view. European Journal of Personality, 28, 604-619. doi:10.1002/per.1975
McAbee, S. T., & Oswald, F. L. (2013). The criterion-related validity of personality measures for predicting GPA: A meta-analytic validity competition.Psychological Assessment, 25, 532-544. doi:10.1037/a0031748