Mike Aamodt is professor emeritus of psychology at Radford University in
Radford, Virginia. In 2009, after 26 years at RU, Mike took advantage of an
early-retirement option and now is a full-time consultant with
DCI Consulting. To fulfill his love for
teaching, Mike continues to teach a course each year at RU and continues his
writing and research program.
He received his B.A. in psychology from Pepperdine University in Malibu,
California and both his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Arkansas.
professor, Mike taught
courses in employee selection, employee training and development, job analysis and evaluation, organizational politics, organizational
influence, forensic psychology, program evaluation, and psychology of the
As a consultant, Mike has helped
a wide variety of organizations deal with such issues as employee selection,
performance evaluation, downsizing, organizational change, compensation, salary
equity, affirmative action, and
employee motivation. As a trainer, Mike is a frequently requested speaker
and is known for his fast-paced, humorous presentations.
his spare time, Mike likes to make lame attempts at being athletic, cook what at
times turn out to be edible meals, travel, and SCUBA dive. He lives in
Pulaski, Virginia with his wife Bobbie and their neurotic dog, Gretchen. Mike and Bobbie's son Josh is an attorney in
Northern Virginia but they continue to love him anyway.