Learning Series

Learning Series are presentations given by professionals from outside George Mason University, members of the faculty of the Psychology Department and cognate departments and centers, and student colleagues.

Spring 2021 I-O Learning Series will be online via Zoom @ 12:00 pm on Mondays (unless otherwise noted). Detailed schedule will be continually updated. Schedule could also be viewed on the Events page.






January 25, 2021

Shea Fyffe & Steven Zhou

George Mason University

Data Visualization Workshop - in R (with Shea) or Tableau (with Steven)

February 1, 2021

Cort Rudolph

Saint Louis University

Psychological effects of the COVID-19 pandemic: Results of a longitudinal study

February 8, 2021

Robert Pulvermacher


Survey Research in Applied Settings

February 15, 2021

Sang Eun Woo

Purdue University

Openness and Humility in the Time of George Floyd and COVID-19

February 22, 2021

Garett Howardson

US Dept. of Defense

Machine Learning and Relative Importance

March 1, 2021

Cliff Haimann

DCI Consulting Group

Using negligence theory to evaluate magnitude of validity coefficients

March 8, 2021

Daisy Chang

Michigan State University

Obtaining Research Grants

March 15, 2021

Rong Su

University of Iowa

Personality Change

March 22, 2021

Nadin Beckmann

Durham University (UK)

Within-Person Dynamism

March 29, 2021

Stephen Stark

University of South Florida

TBD Quantitative Methods Topic

April 5, 2021

Lydia Craig, Ze Zhu, Marty Biskup, and Sam Dubrow

George Mason University

PhD Post-Dissertation Defense Pane

April 12, 2021

Amanda Anderson, Nicole Milanesi,  Sherean Miller, Celise Lewis 

Fors Marsh; Sapphire Digital; FMP; Wells Fargo

Alumni Careers Panel

April 19, 2021

John Trougakos

University of Toronto


April 26, 2021

James Field

West Virginia University

Open Science and Research Ethics in I-O Psychology

For more information on our Learning Series, please contact our Vice President, Steven Zhou