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John Hollwitz

John Hollwitz - Business faculty

University Professor of Psychology and Rhetoric
Leading People and Organizations
Joined Fordham: 2000

General Information:
140 W. 62nd Street, Room 409,
New York, NY 10023



John Hollwitz is a University Professor of psychology and rhetoric. Before coming to Fordham, he was the A.F. Jacobson Professor of Communications at Creighton University and dean of arts and sciences at Loyola College in Maryland. He also has been the vice president of academic affairs at Fordham.

Professor Hollwitz's teaching interests include management; experimental/quasi-experimental design; statistics; item response theory; structural equation modeling; team-building, especially in high-pressure teams; life-span career development; religion and work. His avocations include martial arts, especially classical Tai Chi sword; blues music; and jazz history, especially in the Columbus Circle area from 1920 through 1935.


  • PhD: Northwestern U. (Speech); U. of Nebraska (I/O psychology)
  • Master's: Northwestern U.; Creighton U.
  • Bachelor's: LeMoyne College

Research Interests

  • Organizational wellness
  • Personnel selection esp in high-risk occupations
  • Scenario planning
  • Human resource accounting
  • Chinese/Asian studies


  • Various. Edited volumes in management and in sports; publications in integrity interviewing, selection, and others