Brian McCormick earned his Ph.D. from the University of Iowa (2014). Drawn from his years of experience in coaching and administration, Brian pursues research questions targeted at the determinants of individual and team performance. Specifically, he studies leadership, employee individual differences, and team composition as the critical factors that can help (or hinder) success. Brian’s research appears in publications such as Journal of Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, Academy of Management Journal, and Personnel Psychology. He teaches managerial leadership, staffing, and human resources courses, communicates with media on a variety of leadership topics, and consults with companies on leadership, recruiting, and selecting high potential employees.