Industrial / Organizational Psychology
PsychologyThe College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Current Masters Students

Coordinator, MA program in IO Psychology, Dr. Lou Buffardi contact:

Student Representatives:

(Please contact with questions!)


  Angelica Garza

Research interests: Employee selection, retention, training, and predictors of success


Molly Kilcullen


 Julia Smith

Research interests: Leadership development, occupational health psychology, and team dynamics



Leah Alley

Research interests: Diversity in the workplace, work-related stress, and leadership development


Tim Burgoyne Timothy Burgoyne

Research interests: Leadership, creativity, motivation, and decision-making


 Yingyi Chang Yingyi Chang

Research interests: Diversity and cross-cultural differences


Christian Dobbins Christian Dobbins

Research interests: Leadership development, employee selection, and team effectiveness with a focus in cross-cultural contexts


  Christine Dye

Research interests: Occupational health psychology, workplace stress, and work-life balance


Judy Hu Judy Hu

Research interests: Leisure, well-being, stress, occupational health psychology, research methods


  Chris Kalinowski


Veronica Passarelli Veronica Passarelli

Research interests: Creativity, motivation, and multiteam systems


Khanjan Patel


Kayla Pomeranz Kayla Pomeranz

Research interests: Employee-job fit, creativity in the workplace, and leadership development


Malyn Pope Malyn Pope

Research interests: Barriers to women and minorities in the workplace, situational impact on job performance, moods, and emotion


Peng Qian


Sam Robinson Sam Robinson

Research interests: Work-life balance, leadership emergence, motivation, selection, and job satisfaction


AJ Sandin  Amanda (AJ) Sandin

Research interests: Diversity and discrimination, learning, training, and leadership


  Susan (Avery) Sandridge

Research interests: Job satisfaction, motivation, work-life balance, and employee appreciation


Morgan Silvers


  Matthew Tripp



  Stephen Tyler

Research interests: Leadership and training development


  Randy Vander Molen

Research interests: Emotion regulation, person-job fit, and workplace well-being


Karyn Warner Karyn Warner

Research interests: Hiring, selection, and work-life balance


  James Wilcox

Research interests: Team performance, leadership development, selection, and lie detection

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