Robert Calderón

Principal Researcher

Rob Calderón is a principal I/O researcher in the Human Capital Solutions group at AIR. He has more than 22 years of experience working on and leading applied personnel research projects in both the private and public sector. Dr. Calderón’s primary areas of expertise include job and occupational analysis and competency modeling, the design and evaluation of personnel selection and classification systems, training needs analysis, development, implementation, and evaluation, workforce analysis/planning, career mapping/pathing development, survey design, and quantitative/qualitative data analysis. He is responsible for overseeing projects and programs, designing technical approaches, training team members, interacting with clients, and developing proposals for new business opportunities.

Dr. Calderón’s previous work as a managing director at FMP Consulting included conducting human capital projects with a variety of organizations including the Farm Production and Conservation, the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Department of Education, and the United States Marine Corps. Prior to this, he lead SRA’s Workforce Analysis and Performance Practice Area overseeing projects related to competency modeling, workforce analysis, workforce planning, performance management, training needs analysis, and training/program evaluation. He also taught graduate level courses in research methods, statistics, and performance management as an adjunct professor at both George Washington University and George Mason University.

Ph.D.and M.A., Industrial and Organizational Psychology, The Ohio State University; B.A., Psychology and Statistics, Northwestern University