Michael Stowers

Michael Stowers

Department Faculty
  • The Chicago School Chicago
    The Chicago School Online
ExCEL IO/FO Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology (Online)
325 N Wells St Chicago, IL 60654
325 N Wells St
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Dr. Michael Stowers is the Senior Consulting Psychologist for The Institute for Personality and Ability Testing in Illinois. Michael’s primary focus is on law enforcement and military selection. He is responsible for providing personality assessment solutions to departments and agencies across the country. He is also responsible for assessment development and numerous ongoing research initiatives.

Michael has been teaching graduate level course in psychology since 2005. His interests lie in personnel selection, statistics, and personality assessment.  He is competent in quantitative as well mixed methods research methodologies.  His research interests include the use of personality in selection, police selection, and military and veterans issues.

  • BA, Chemistry, Knox College
  • MA, IO Psychology, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
  • Psy.D., Business Psychology, The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
Areas Of Expertise

Professional Memberships

  • Society for Police and Criminal Psychology  (SPCP)
  • Consortium of Police Psychological Services (COPPS)
  • National Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians


  • Examining the Job Interests and Related Personality Competencies of US Armed Forces Veterans - 2013 SPCP
  • Use of a Covert Integrity Test in the Screening of Security Officers - 2013 SPCP
  • Investigating the Personality Patterns Among Special Assignment Police Officers – 2012 IACP 
  • Creating the IPI-2 Termination Prediction – 2012 IACP 
  • Personality as a Predictor of Military Suitability – 2011 SIOP, Poster 
  • The Selection and Use of Written Instruments in Peace Officer Psychological Screening: Advice and Admonitions – 2010 IACP 
  • Predicting Suitability for Peace Keepers – 2010 COPPS Psychology and Civilian Policing – 2010 COPPS


  • Personality as a Predictor of Military Suitability – 2011, Journal of Organizational Psychology, Vol. 11(2)