Industrial/organizational psychology, with an emphasis on personnel psychology, psychometric methods, advanced statistical methods.
Barchard, K. A. & Hakstian, A. R. (2004). The nature and measurement of emotional intelligence abilities: Basic dimensions and their relationships with other cognitive-ability and personality variables. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 64, 437-462.
Hakstian, A. R., Farrell, S., & Tweed, R. G. (2002). The assessment of counterproductive tendencies by means of the California Psychological Inventory. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 10, 58-86.
Scratchley, L. S., & Hakstian. A. R. (2001). The measurement and prediction of managerial creativity. Creativity Research Journal, 13, 367-384.
Farrell, S., & Hakstian, A. R. (2001). Improving salesforce performance: A meta-analytic investigation of the effectiveness and utility of personnel selection procedures and training interventions. Psychology & Marketing, 18, 281-316.
Hakstian, A. R., & Farrell, S. (2001). An openness scale for the California Psychological Inventory. Journal of Personality Assessment, 76, 107-134.
Hakstian, A. R., & Barchard, K. A. (2000). Toward more robust inferential procedures for coefficient alpha under sampling of both subjects and conditions. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 35, 427-456.
Barchard, K. A., & Hakstian A. R. (1997). The robustness of confidence intervals for coefficient alpha under violation of the assumption of essential parallelism. Multivariate Behavioral Research, 32, 169-191.
Hakstian, A. R., Scratchley, L. S., MacLeod, A. a., Tweed, R. G., & Siddarth, S. (1997). Selection of telemarketing employees by standardized assessment procedure. Psychology & Marketing, 14, 703-726.