WKU Industrial/Organizational Psychology faculty, alumni attend annual conference
- Tuesday, May 21st, 2019
WKU Industrial/Organizational Psychology faculty and graduate program alumni who attended the Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology included (back row, from left) Kayla Finuf, Carolyn Hill-Fotouthi, Dr. Betsy Shoenfelt, Dr. Katrina Burch, Jackie Cavanaugh, Thomas Carnahan, Chris Van Fultz and Jerry Seibert; (front row, from left) Justin Jones, Kaci Grant and Sarah Adams. Not pictured: Tessa Seidler, Kristen Ruga and Steven King.
WKU Industrial/Organizational Psychology faculty members and graduate program alumni presented research at the Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP).
More than 6,000 Industrial/Organizational psychologists from across the United States and around the globe attended the April meeting in National Harbor, Maryland. SIOP is the premier membership organization for the science and practice of Industrial/Organizational (I/O) psychology, the scientific study of the workplace. The knowledge base and scientific methods of psychology are applied to issues of critical relevance to business, including talent management, coaching, assessment, selection, training, organizational development, motivation, leadership and performance.
WKU Industrial/Organizational Psychology faculty presenting at the conference:
- Dr. Reagan Brown, A monte carlo analysis of parallel analysis factor identification criteria.
- Dr. Katrina Burch, Age Stereotypes and Subjective Age: Influence and Indicator of Successful Aging? and Examining Work-Nonwork Role Transitions Using Episodic, Objective Measures.
- Dr. Betsy Shoenfelt, Author discussion for Mastering Industrial-Organizational Psychology: Training Issues for Master’s Level IO Psychologists and Author discussion for Mastering the Job Market: Career Issues for Master’s Level Industrial-Organizational Psychologists.
WKU Industrial/Organizational Psychology graduate program alumni presenting at the conference:
- Sarah Adams, Effects of sexism and job-applicant match on candidate evaluations.
- Nathan T. Carter, Evaluation of Fit Statistics to Identify the Correct Item Response Process; The Politeness Paradox: Considering Curvilinear Effects of Agreeableness in Selection; Changes in Leader Behaviors: 1992-2015; The Relationship Between Work Engagement and Work Interfering with Family; Revisiting the Genetic Correlation of Job Satisfaction and Personality; The Sandia Matrices: Psychometric Review of Free Intelligence Item Sets; and Uncovering the Dynamic OCB–CWB Interplay: A Psychometric Network Analysis.
- Kayla Finuf, Multiple team memberships (MTM’s) and performance: Examining curvilinear links.
- Jessica Johnston-Fisher, A planning approach to managing incivility in small groups and Culture and academic entitlement predict perceptions of incivility toward faculty.
- Kaci Grant, Surviving Obstacles and the Imposter Syndrome in Graduate School and Data Driven Communication Across Disciplines.
- Justin Jones, The impact of team knowledge overlap networks on team coordination and performance and A monte carlo analysis of parallel analysis factor identification criteria.
- Christopher Van Fultz, Innovative Equating Designs for Small Sample Sizes in High-Stake Assessments and Computer-Based Test Security Protocols at the United States Secret Service.
- Joseph Westlin, Multilevel effects of goal orientation during skill acquisition and adaptation; A dynamic, self-regulatory examination of emotions and complex task learning; and Relating proactive personality and affect variability to adaptive task performance.
Contact: Dr. Betsy Shoenfelt, (270) 745-4418