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Calvin Hoffman, Ph.D.

Scientific Advisor

Dr. Hoffman manages the development and validation of testing programs for sworn and civilian occupations at Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department. He has worked as an internal and external consultant for both private and public sector organization. While spending the bulk of his career in practice, he has also published and presented on a variety of applied topics such as job component validity, utility analysis, assessment centers, 360-degree feedback, occupation analysis, statistical corrections to validity, and HR process improvement.

He is the one of the world’s foremost experts in the field of synthetic validity, especially using the Job Component Validity approach, with several peer-reviewed publications on this topic.

Dr. Hoffman earned a Ph.D. in I/O Psychology from University of Nebraska at Lincoln.