Meeting of April 15, 2015 - EEOC at 50: Confronting Racial and Ethnic Discrimination In the 21st Century Workplace
Kathleen K. Lundquist, Ph.D., is a nationally recognized organizational psychologist who testifies frequently as an expert witness in employment discrimination class-action lawsuits for both defendants and plaintiffs. As a result of class-action settlements, she also serves as a court-appointed expert in diversity measurement and the design and implementation of legally defensible human resources processes for organizations such as Morgan Stanley, Bank of America, Dell, Sodexo, The Coca-Cola Company, Abercrombie & Fitch, Ford Motor Company and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. She has also been court-appointed as a Monitor and as a Special Master in the resolution of litigation-roles most often performed by attorneys. Dr. Lundquist has been appointed by the U.S. State Department to serve a three-year term as a member of the Board of Examiners for the Foreign Service.
Dr. Lundquist is president and CEO of APTMetrics Inc., an international firm which consults with Fortune® 100 employers on the design and implementation of HR processes. In consulting with clients, she recommends proactive measures to improve the fairness, validity and legal defensibility of HR processes before they are challenged. Her clients range from multinational corporations in the finance, pharmaceutical, aerospace, telecommunications and technology fields to government and nonprofit employers.
She is a former research associate with the National Academy of Sciences, a fellow in psychometrics with the Psychological Corporation and a summer research fellow with the Educational Testing Service.
Dr. Lundquist is a frequent presenter at the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the American Bar Association and the American Employment Law Council. She has also provided invited testimony to the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.
Kathleen is a recipient of the National Association of Women Business Owners Connecticut Woman Business Owner of the Year Award. In 2008, Kathleen was named in Diversity Executive Magazine's feature on "Who's Who in Diversity and Inclusion." She is also a recipient of the "2010 Champions of Diversity" Award from DiversityBusiness.com.
Kathleen serves as an officer and member of the executive committee of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and is a former member of the board of directors of the National Council for Research on Women.