Alok Bhupatkar

Alok Bhupatkar

Alok Bhupatkar

Adjunct Faculty

Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Leadership Development Systems, Training, Skill Decay, Career Progression, Coaching and Mentoring

Dr. Bhupatkar is an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist with 20 years of experience. He earned his PhD from Texas A&M University in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. His areas of experience and expertise include strategic job analysis, organizational justice and commitment, talent management, leadership development, business process re-engineering (BPR), and psychometric issues related to workplace assessments.

During his career, Dr. Bhupatkar has worked with a variety of clients, including the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Association of American Medical Colleges (AAMC), Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Department of Education, Texas Education Agency (TEA), Department of Labor (DOL), and Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

In his previous role at the U.S. Secret Service (USSS), Dr. Bhupatkar directed and managed USSS Talent Development Branch's several initiatives such as Career Progression Plan, Leadership Development System, Mentoring, and Leadership Coaching programs, USSS-wide Details and Joint Duty Assignment programs. 

In his current role as the Chief of the Emerging Research Unit at the U.S. Army Research Institute, Dr. Bhupatkar leads a unit of researchers studying team cohesion, team resiliency, and human-machine teaming in the U.S. Army. 

Courses Taught

Personnel Selection

Workplace Training


PhD, Texas A&M University