Madeline Elizabeth Wonders

Madeline Elizabeth Wonders

Madeline Elizabeth Wonders

Graduate Research Assistant

Stress, well-being, work-life balance, teams

Madeline Wonders is a second-year PhD student in the Industrial-Organizational Psychology program at George Mason University, advised by Dr. Seth Kaplan in the Department of Psychology. She graduated with honors in 2022 from the University of Kentucky, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology.

With a passion for understanding the intricacies of human behavior and organizational dynamics, Madeline is interested in the critical areas of occupational health psychology (e.g., stress, well-being, work-nonwork balance) and team dynamics. In addition to her academic pursuits, Madeline serves as the current President of the I-O Psychology Student Association. 

Education

B.A. Psychology, University of Kentucky

Recent Presentations

Nottingham, A. (Co-Chair), Wonders, M. E. (Co-Chair), Aitken, J. A., Putka, D. J., Ratwani, K., Tucker, J. S., & Scott, J. C. (2024). Innovations in the Research and Practice of Job Analysis [Panel]. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, United States.

Zakzewski, J.E., Wonders, M. E., & Kaplan, S. (2024, April). Unhelpful helping behavior in emergency healthcare teams. In Hughes, I. M. (Co-Chair) & Keith, M. G. (Co-Chair), Helping revisited: Research on alternative workplace social support perspectives [Symposium]. Symposium presented at the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

Aitken, J. A., Baines, J. I., Wonders, M. E., Kaplan, S. A., Clark, J. E., & Kim, J. (2024, April 17-20). A meta-analysis of the within-person relationship between affect and job performance [Poster]. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology 2024 Conference, Chicago, IL, USA.

Lu, L., Kuykendall, L., Nottingham, A., McEachern, P., Woods, J., Wonders, M., & Ikeda, R. (2024). Making Long Work Hours Work: Exploring the Nonwork Time Sacrifices of Working Parents [Poster]. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, United States.

Jia, Z. H., Cheng, V. W., Wonders, M. E., Lee, P. & Kaplan, S. (April 2023). Using text comments to predict turnover: The incremental validity of sentiment score [Poster]. Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Annual Conference, Boston, MA, United States.

Wonders, M., & Leger, K. (December 2021). The role of worry in the relationship between stressor anticipation and negative affect. Presented to the department of psychology at the University of Kentucky, Lexington, KY.