• Ph.D., University of South Florida
  • M.A., University of South Florida
  • B.A., University of South Florida


  • Advanced Tests and Measures
  • Psychological Research
  • Group Dynamics


Mark Rose, Ph.D., teaches graduate courses on Advanced Tests and Measures, Psychological Research, and Group Dynamics. In his full-time employment, Rose serves as the Senior Psychologist and Technical Advisor for the Air Force Airman Advancement flight. Rose is responsible for managing a program of applied research relevant to promotion testing that has Air Force-wide scope and responsibility. He conducts innovative research and analyses on job knowledge and situational judgment tests to address operational problems and develop recommendations for new promotion testing policies and procedures. As a Technical Advisor, he collaborates with leadership within the Air Education and Training Command’s (AETC) Studies and Analysis Squadron (SAS) and across the Air Force and DoD to bring scientific principles to the process of promoting Airmen.

Rose holds a Ph.D. degree from the University of South Florida in Industrial-Organizational Psychology. He has more than 50 professional conference presentations, peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. He is a licensed psychologist in the state of Texas. He has been an active member of the Society for Industrial/Organizational psychology since 2000, serving as the chair of various committees and subcommittees.

Publications and Presentations

Trent, J. D., & Rose. M. R. (2021). Measuring motivation in pilot training applicants. Paper presented at the 21st International Symposium on Aviation Psychology.

Rose, M. R., Trent, J. D., & Shisler, M. (2020). Use of SME importance ratings and profiling in selection model development. Paper presented at the 35th annual conference of the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology.

Trent, J. D., Barron, L. G., Rose, M. R., & Carretta, T. R. (2020). Tailored Adaptive Personality Assessment System (TAPAS) as an indicator for counterproductive work behavior: Comparing validity in applicant, honest, and directed faking conditions. Military Psychology, 32, 51-59.

Rose, M. R., Trent, J. D., Johnson, J. F., & Carretta, T. R. (2019). Exploratory investigation of correlates of interest in an RPA pilot career. Symposium presented at the Department of Defense Human Factors Engineering Technical Advisory Group 73, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.

Barron, L. G., Young, J., Rose, M. R., & Johnson, J. F. (2018). U.S. Air Force Military Training Instructor and Instructor Trainer competencies. Journal of Military Learning, 2, 58-79.

Coovert, M. D., Martin, J., Kim, F., Bennett, W. Jr., & Rose, M. (October, 2018). Serious games and multivariate statistics: Coming together to answer challenging questions. In D. Bandalos (Ed.), Society of Multivariate Experimental Psychology, 2018 Program for the 58th Annual Meeting. (p. 23). Albuquerque, NM.

Carretta, T. R., Rose, M. R., & Bruskiewicz, K. T. (2017). Selection methods for remotely piloted aircraft systems operators. In N. J. Cooke, L Rowe, & W. Bennett, Remotely piloted aircraft: A human systems integration perspective (pp. 137-162). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley.

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