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Richard Tonowski

Former Chief Psychologist (retired) - EEOC

Dr. Richard Tonowski joined the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) in 2001 as a Psychologist, worked as the assistant HR director for strategic policy and planning from 2003 to 2006, and then served as Chief Psychologist from 2006 to 2020, until his retirement. In that role he was an in-house expert witness for selection procedures and statistical analyses. He wrote and edited the “On the Legal Front” column in the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology's (SIOP’s) The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist from 2014 to 2020 and has participated in several sessions at annual SIOP conferences involving legal issues, Big Data, and artificial intelligence. During that time, he has also taught a graduate course regarding law, ethics, and I-O psychology issues; previously he had taught a graduate course in human resources management.

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

Wednesday, Aug. 2

Workshop 3

Panel: Recommendations from an Artificial Intelligence Technical Advisory Committee

Eric Dunleavy, DCI Consulting Group, Inc.; Michelle Duncan, Jackson Lewis P.C.; Rich Tonowski, EEOC; Vicki Lipnic, Resolution Economics; Frida Polli, Harver