High Tech with a Human Touch
School of Psychology
Industrial and Organizational Psychology Program
Converse, Patrick, Ph.D.
Gabrenya, William K. Jr., Ph.D.
Dr. Gabrenya received his degree in Psychology from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Dr. Gabrenya's research interests include cross-cultural differences in social interaction and values, social class, Chinese behavior, and cultural differences in sexuality. He is currently the Undergraduate Psychology Chair and teaches undergraduate and graduate courses including cross-cultural psychology, culture and psychology, research methods and social psychology.
Griffith, Richard, Ph.D.
Dr. Griffith received his doctoral degree from the University of Akron. His research interests are in the areas of Personality Measurement, Applicant Faking Behavior and Group and Team processes. Dr. Griffith teaches Tests and Measures and Applied Research Methods. He is the co-author of A Closer Examination of Applicant Faking Behavior, and his research was recently featured in Time Magazine. Dr. Griffith Chairs the international I/O concentration and is the Director of the Institute for Cross Cultural Management.
Gutman, Arthur, Ph.D.
Richard, Erin, Ph.D.
Dr. Richard’s research interests include emotion regulation in the workplace and individual differences related to work motivation. She teaches Advanced Research Methods, Emotions in the Workplace and Organizational Psychology. She received her Ph.D. from Louisiana State University.
Steelman, Lisa, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Program Chair
Dr. Steelman's conducts research in the areas of feedback processes, performance management, and employee engagement. She teaches courses in Performance Appraisal, Organizational Change and Transformation, and Advanced Research Methods & Professional Development. She is the Chair of the I/O psychology program and the Director of the Center for Organizational Effectiveness, a campus based consulting group affiliated with the I/O program. She received her Ph.D. from the University of Akron.
Wildman, Jessica, Ph.D.
Dr. Wildman received her Ph.D. from the University of Central Florida. Her primary research interests include the impact of cultural values and diversity on team process and performance, with a particular emphasis on trust development, violation, and repair in team settings. She currently teaches Group and Team Development and Culture in I/O. She is also involved in research with the Institute for Cross Cultural Management.