College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
Dr. Brian Cesario is an industrial-organizational psychologist with research interests in workplace violence and aggression, survey/questionnaire construction, and training program evaluation. For over the last 10 years, he has held a variety of leadership positions (most recently, as the Director of Research and Evaluation at a nonprofit in NYC), and has relied heavily on his research background to assess organizational effectiveness and to promote organizational change. He has published and presented his research findings at various conferences, and in peer-reviewed journals. He is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), as well as the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology (SIOP; APA division 14), the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (STP; APA division 2), and the Society for Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics (APA division 5). Dr. Cesario was an adjunct faculty member at Iona for several years prior to his full-time appointment, and has taught a variety of undergraduate- and graduate-level courses. He most enjoys teaching courses in statistics and research methods, mentoring student researchers, and helping students explore and appreciate the value of rigorous empirical investigation as a tool for advancing the science and practice of psychology.