I-O Psychology Doctoral Program
First Year Students
Hometown: Cleveland, Ohio
Undergraduate Education: Cleveland State University, B.A.
Graduate Education: Cleveland State University, M.A.
Research Interests: personnel selection, psychometrics, faking on personality measures, workplace aggression
Undergraduate education: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
Research interests: I am broadly interested in psychometrics, occupational health psychology, the aging workforce, and selection techniques.
Hometown: Bowling Green, Ohio
Undergraduate Education: Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Research Interests: Organizational commitment, occupational healthy psychology, and psychometrics.
Hometown: Owosso, Michigan
Undergraduate education: BA in Psychology; minor in Biochemistry from Hope College
Research interests: I am in interested in occupational health psychology and work-family conflict research. I am also interested in studying recruitment, selection, and work-family conflict in specific populations such as non-profit organizations, volunteers, and first responder occupations.
Yi “Lala” Wang
Hometown: Yulin, Guangxi, China
Undergraduate Education: Peking University, Beijing, China
Research interests: I am primarily interested in self-presentation and employees’ reputation at work, as well as applicant attraction and corporate brand imaging during recruitment. I am also interested in newcomer adjustment during organizational socialization.
Second Year Students
Hometown: St. Petersburg, Russia
Undergraduate education: BA in Psychology; minor in English
Research interests: I am interested in personnel selection instruments, recruitment, and emotions in the workplace.
Hometown: Mooresville, IN
Undergraduate education: Butler University
Graduate: University of West Florida
Research interests: Individual differences, occupational stress, selection, personality testing, positive psychology
Undergraduate education: Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL
Research interests: I am primarily interested in how judgment and decision making processes impact personnel selection. In particular, I am interested in understanding individuals' resistance to structured selection methods, and in identifying ways in which their reactions to these methods might be improved.
Hometown: Canton, MI
Undergraduate education:Michigan State University
Research interests: My research interest is in broadly defined as applied decision making. More specifically, I'm interested in cheating, risky decision making, search, and selection decisions. I'm also interested in the philosophy of the social sciences.
Third Year Students
Hometown: Warren, MI
Undergraduate education: I have a Bachelor of Science Degree with a Major in Psychology from Michigan State University
Research interests: I am broadly interested in the areas of personnel selection, psycho-metrics, and decision making.
Hometown: Leroy, Ohio
Undergraduate education: Ohio Wesleyan University
Research Interests: Organizational culture, in particular how to influence it to promote or discourage certain work practices; motivation and leadership; and occupational health and safety.
Hometown: San Francisco, CA
Undergraduate Education: University of California, Berkeley
Research Interests: Personnel selection, performance appraisal, work motivation, emotional labor, and occupational health.
Hometown: West Lafayette, IN
Undergraduate Education: Purdue University
Research Interests: I am interested in research pertaining to Personnel Psychology, Job Recruitment, Selection, Performance Appraisal and Assessment. I am also interested in Judgment and Decision Making.
Hometown: Varna, Bulgaria
Undergraduate Education: University of South Florida
Graduate Education: Louisiana State University
Research Interests: My general research interests fall within the realm of occupational health psychology, and in particular, work-family interface and employee wellbeing. I’m also interested in the development and validation of selection/assessment tools.
Fourth Year Students
Hometown: Osage, IA
Undergraduate education: University of Northern Iowa
Research Interests: I am interested in occupational health psychology issues, specifically work-family conflict and work-life balance. I am also interested in the process and validity of job interviews. Lastly, I am interested in relating I/O principles to the agricultural industry.
Hometown: Auburn, MA
Undergraduate education: Worcester State College
Graduate Education: Springfield College
Research interests: counterproductive workplace behaviors, psychological measurement, and leadership.
Hometown: Clinton, IA
Undergraduate education: Coe College
Research Interests: I am interested in research on occupational health psychology issues. I am also interested in personality testing, training and development, and decision making.
Fifth Year Students
Hometown: Mumbai, India
Undergraduate education: Temple University
Research interests: I am interested in Occupational Health Psychology topics such as recovery and incivility in the workplace and also in training and selection.
Hometown: Decatur, IN
Undergraduate education: Indiana University Purdue University Fort Wayne
Research interests: My research interests include judgment and decision making and
employee selection, in particular how employers make hiring decisions.
I am also studying methods of conveying validity coefficients to
people with a nonscientific background.
Hometown: Spokane, WA
Undergraduate education: Central Washington University
Research interests: I am interested in psychological testing, measurement, and methodological issues in the social sciences. My thesis, for example, uses an Unfolding Item Response Theory (IRT) model to explore complex attitudes toward workplace policies. I am also interested in employee turnover and discrimination issues surrounding employment testing.
Hometown: Sandpoint, ID
Undergraduate education: University of Idaho
Research interests: Judgment and Decision Making, Psychometrics, and Social Psychology in the Workplace
Sixth Year Students
Hometown: Warren, MI
Undergraduate education: Michigan State University
Research interests: I am primarily interested in motivation, specifically the self-regulation of goals and emotions at work. I am also interested in occupational health, stress, and well-being of employees. Additionally, I study judgment and decision making in the workplace.