Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Leslie Ashburn-Nardo, Ph.D.

I investigate stereotyping and prejudice–particularly biases over which people have little conscious control. More specifically, I am interested in the origins of such biases, the impact of stereotypes and prejudice on members of stigmatized groups, and ways in which people can become aware of and reduce their biases.

Dennis Devine, Ph.D.

Dr. Devine investigates what makes work teams effective so that their performances can be improved and how juries reach their verdicts so that improvements can be made in the way they are used in our legal system.

Eva Pietri, Ph.D.

Dr. Pietri's investigates how basic processes in social cognition and attitudes influence a variety of domains that are pertinent to real world issues. One line of research addresses negative beliefs directed at women in the sciences. Another line of research explores how individuals’ general proclivities regarding the weighting of positive and negative information relate to their judgments and behaviors.

Peggy Stockdale Ph.D.

Dr. Stockdale is a leading expert in employment justice and gender issues in the workplace, primarily sex discrimination and sexual harassment.

Jane Williams, Ph.D.

Dr. Williams studies how performance feedback, self-evaluation, and multi-source feedback systems can positively influence employee development.