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Ken Shultz

Ken Shultz

Department Chair


Department Chair
Office Phone(909) 537-5484
Office LocationSB-425B


Dr. Shultz is a Professor of Psychology in the Department of Psychology and Faculty Affiliate of the Center on Aging at California State University, San Bernardino. He is also the current Department Chair for Psychology (August 2023 to August 2026) at CSUSB. His MA and PhD degrees are in Industrial and Organizational (IO) Psychology from Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. He also completed post-doctoral work in social gerontology as a National Institute on Aging Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Andrus Gerontology Center at the University of Southern California. Professor Shultz teaches classes in IO psychology, research methods, psychological testing, and statistics at both the undergraduate and graduate level. He is the former Director of the Master of Science in IO Psychology program and Coordinator for the Undergraduate IO Psychology Concentration. He has published 58 peer reviewed articles, four books, and 21 book chapters on a variety of topics, most recently focusing on aging workforce and retirement issues. He has published in journals such as the American Psychologist, Journal of Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Business and Psychology, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, and Work, Employment, and Society. He was the recipient of the 2014-15 John M. Pfau Outstanding Professor Award at CSUSB and completed a Fulbright US Specialist Award to Massey University in New Zealand in October 2023.


Book time with Ken Shultz



B.A., State University of New York (SUNY), College at Potsdam - Honors Psychology and ILR
M.A. and Ph.D., Wayne State University - Industrial-Organizational Psychology
Post Doctoral Studies, University of Southern California - Social Gerontology



PSYC2210 - Psychological Statistics

Psyc221 1 - Introduction to Psychological Research

Psyc3355 - Industrial Psychology

Psyc3377- Tests and Measurements


Psyc5584 - Work Across the Lifespan

Psyc6603 - Talent Acquisition and Legal Issues

Psyc6644 - Applied Psychological Measurement

Psyc6893 - Externship in Applied Psychology



Fulbright Specialist Award to New Zealand, October 2023

Podcast Interview - November 2019 - Retire Eyes Wide Open


Research and Teaching Interests

Aging and Work, Personnel Selection, Applied Measurement Issues

Amazon Author Page

Google Scholar Page

MSIO Psychology - Program page 

MSIO Psychology Degree Program (IOPY) - Catalog

Undergraduate IO Psychology Concentration (PYIO) - Catalog

CSUSB Center on Aging