Matthew Scaruto earned his Master’s degree in Industrial-Organizational psychology from Xavier University and a B.S. in Integrative Neuroscience from Binghamton University. He joined the ATI Psychometrics team as a Research Associate in 2008 and has served in his current role as a Psychometrician since 2014. Matt currently conducts research to support the technical integrity of Ascend Learning assessment products.
Previously, Matt interned as a consultant at a diversity and inclusion management firm where he developed training materials, constructed surveys, managed data and conducted research to support client training initiatives. He also developed situational judgment tests for the Veterans Health Administration’s (VHA) National Center for Organizational Development. Additionally, Matt oversaw an assessment center charged with selecting individuals for various management-level positions for a company specializing in providing after-school education programs. Matt won Xavier’s Thesis of the Year Award for his study investigating the relationship between emotional intelligence and organizational citizenship behaviors in relation to cognitive ability and the Big Five personality traits.
Broadly, he enjoys constructing and evaluating tests and surveys and working with multiple-choice and Likert-type items. In his free time he enjoys traveling and competing in triathlons.