Open House Slides (February 2016)
Recent Conference Presentations
Core I/O Faculty
Jr., vita; stuff; (Ph.D., University of Akron).
Research interests: Personnel psychology; testing, selection, and validation; human
performance, team selection and training, training development, design,
delivery, and evaluation; complex skill acquisition and retention,
models of job performance, meta-analysis.
Mindy E. Bergman
(Ph.D., University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign).
[Area Head, Industrial/Organizational Psychology]
Research interests: Sexual and racial harassment and discrimination, organizational climate,
organizational commitment, situational judgment tests.
C. Payne (Ph.D., George Mason University).Isaac E. Sabat (Ph.D., George Mason University).
interests: The measurement and prediction of efficiency in the
workplace; criterion development and performance appraisal; individual
differences (e.g., goal orientation); predictors of turnover including
organizational commitment and work-family conflict; antecedents and
outcomes of safety climate.
Research interests: Workplace discrimination; stigmatization, identity
and identity management, health and well-being, work-life balance, team
D. Samuelson (Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara).
Research interests: Computer–mediated communication and group processes, behavioral decision
making, conflict management in multi-party environmental disputes.
Adrienne R. Carter-Sowell (Ph.D., Purdue University).
Department of Psychology, and Africana Studies Program
interests: How do individual differences for prolonged experiences of
ostracism-ignoring and excluding by individuals or groups - affect
reactions to exclusionary social interactions over time? This research
program identifies distinctions among ostracized targets, including
individual differences, grouped individuals, and individuals who belong
to stigmatized or marginalized groups. Workplace topics related to this
research area include outcomes of being 'out of the loop,' ostracism in
LMX relationships, and the Glass Cliff phenomenon. These empirical
questions investigated in both laboratory and field settings and from
an interdisciplinary prospective.
Kathi Miner (Ph.D., University of Michigan).
Department of Psychology, and Women's and Gender Studies Program
interests: Interpersonal mistreatment in applied contexts; gender,
race, sexual orientation, and other categories of difference in
organizations; occupational health; cross-cultural investigations of
workplace mistreatment; power and status in organizations; how societal
issues and events affect employee relations; physiological responses to
(J.D., University of Nebraska; D.B.A., Indiana University)
Department of Management, Texas A&M University
Research interests: Law and statistics, discrimination law.
The Psychology Department maintains close
ties with faculty from the
Management Department in the
College of Business Administration. The faculty members listed below
have research interests in the I/O area or have assisted
in the I/O program with research projects. Many of these faculty have
also served on Master's and Doctoral committees for I/O students in the
Murray Barrick (Ph.D., University of Akron)
of individual differences in behavior and personality on job
performance and the methods of measuring and predicting such
differences. Work team success and the role of team composition,
team interdependence, and team processes on team performance. The
influence of candidate self-presentation tactics on interviewers during
Leonard Bierman (J.D., University of Pennsylvania)
Employment and labor law.
Wendy Boswell (Ph.D., Cornell University)
Employee attraction and retention, strategic alignment, work-related
stress, and executive job search.
Dan S. Chiaburu (Ph.D., University of Pensyvania)
Organizational behaviors and human resources, lateral
(coworker-directed) exchanges, employee prosocial (e.g., citizenship)
and proactive (e.g., initiative) behaviors, and training transfer.
Stephen Courtright (Ph.D., University of Iowa)
Team and leadership effectiveness.
Ricky Griffin (Ph.D., University of Houston)
Organizational behavior, task design, quality of work life.
Michael Hitt (Ph.D., University of Colorado).
Strategic human resource management, management issues in recently
opened economics, international management.
Duane Ireland (Ph.D., Texas Tech University).
Deidra Schleicher (Ph.D., Pennsylvania State University).
Michael Wesson (Ph.D., Michigan State University)
Human resource management and organizational behavior.
Richard Woodman (Ph.D., Purdue University)
Organizational behavior, organizational change & development,
Cindy P. Zapata (Ph.D., University of Florida)
Organizational justice and trust, supervisor-employee relationships, personality and individual differences.