Scott Burtnick

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Scott is an Analyst at GSX. In his role, he conducts data analysis, develops and validates assessments, and provides technical writing support for proposal development. Scott has knowledge in Classical Test Theory, Item Response Theory, and Rasch Analysis.

Prior to joining GSX, Scott worked with a Senior Research Psychologist at the U.S. Merit Systems Protection Board doing research and advanced statistical analysis. The projects that Scott worked on involved employee engagement and training and development of Senior Executive Service employees in the federal government. Scott has also worked as a job analyst where he helped reclassify and reevaluate a position in the Office of Security and Badging at BWI Marshall Airport. Scott has extensive research experience that was acquired working as a researcher in three different labs.

Scott has a passion for teaching others and fulfills this through his tutoring business in which he tutors math, statistics, psychometrics and psychology from the elementary school up to the Ph.D. level. Scott hopes to one day become an adjunct professor of intro and behavioral statistics.

Scott holds an M.S. in Applied Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of Baltimore and a B.S., magna cum laude, in Psychology and a Certificate in Psychology of the Workplace from the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. Scott also obtained an Erasmus Mundus Winter School Certificate in Work, Organizational, and Personnel Psychology from the University of Valencia in Spain. During his studies, Scott was inducted into The Phi Beta Kappa Society, The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, and Psi Chi (International Honor Society in Psychology).

Some X-Facts about Scott

  • He loves to eat and travel and has so far visited and sampled the cuisine of over a dozen countries in North America, South America, Europe, and Asia.
  • He plays a low brass instrument called the euphonium.
  • He has a strong interest in science, especially neuroanatomy.