Work and family issues, human error, individual differences.
After working as a human factors scientist in private industry, Dr. Buffardi began teaching at George Mason University in 1971. He teaches a variety of courses in industrial/ organizational psychology at both the graduate and undergraduate level, as well as the undergraduate course in tests and measurements. His research interests include individual differences in applied settings, work and family issues, and human error in complex tasks. He is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychologists. Some of his works have appeared in Science, American Psychologist, Human Factors, Professional Psychology, Journal of Applied Psychology, and the Industrial-Organizational Psychologist.