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Industrial/Organizational Faculty


Primary Faculty

Roni Reiter-Palmon, Ph.D., Program Director

Research Interests: Individual differences, biographical data, leadership, creativity, problem-solving

Wayne Harrison, Ph.D.

Research Interests: Social comparison, decision-making, consumer satisfaction

Lisa Scherer, Ph.D.

Research Interests: Work-life balance, organizational problem solving and decision making, influence of mood and emotion in the workplace, counterproductive/deviant employee behavior, and applications of positive psychology and organizational spirituality to the work place, particularly as approaches for reducing stress and maximizing well-being

James Thomas, Ph.D.

Research Interests: Performance appraisal, sports psychology, attitudes and attitude change

Joseph Allen, Ph.D.

Research Interests: Workplace meetings, emotion management, and volunteer management

Emeritus and Affiliated Faculty

John Newton, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus

Carey S. Ryan, Ph.D.

Research Interests: Stereotyping, group processes and intergroup relations, program evaluation