Graduate Program in Social & Industrial / Organizational Psychology

Social-Industrial/Organizational Psychology Faculty

Larissa Barber

Assistant Professor,
Social and Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Office: PM 563
Phone: (815) 753-0740
E-mail: lbarber@niu.edu
Profile: http://www.niu.edu/psyc/faculty/barber
Homepage: http://www.niu.edu/lbarber
Research interests: Workplace flexibility and work-home boundary management (work-life balance); health behaviors (specifically sleep), stress, and self-regulation/self-control; work engagement and burnout; emotional labor (emotion regulation at work); personality traits and workplace behaviors

Amanda M. Durik

Associate Professor
Social and Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Office: 414 Psychology
Phone: (815) 753-7069
E-mail: adurik@niu.edu
Profile: http://www.niu.edu/psyc/faculty/durik
Research interests: Factors that promote optimal motivation (interest and performance) in achievement situations; achievement goals; the development of interest.

Lisa M. Finkelstein

Professor
Social and Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Office: 571 Psychology
Phone: (815) 753-0439
E-mail: lisaf@niu.edu
Profile: http://www.niu.edu/psyc/faculty/finkelstein
Research interests: Age and generation identification; the role of age and generation differences in newcomer socialization; mentoring and communication in workgroups; stereotyping and discrimination in the workplace.

George A. Neuman

Professor Emeritus
Social and Industrial/Organizational Psychology
E-mail: gneuman@niu.edu
Research interests: Race, cognitive ability and selection; selection for work teams; the use of personality tests for employee selection; integrity tests.

Christopher P. Parker

Associate Professor
Social and Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Office: 557 Psychology
Phone: (815) 753-0734
E-mail: cparker@niu.edu
Profile: http://www.niu.edu/psyc/faculty/parker
Homepage: http://www3.niu.edu/~tj0cpp1/
Research interests: Psychological climate and organizational climate/culture; attitude theory and job satisfaction; perceptions of organizational politics; leadership recognition.

Brad J. Sagarin

Professor
Social and Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Office: 416 Psychology
Phone: (815) 753-7067
E-mail: bsagarin@niu.edu
Profile: http://www.niu.edu/psyc/faculty/sagarin
Homepage: http://www.niu.edu/user/tj0bjs1
Research interests: Social influence; resistance to persuasion; deception, jealousy, and infidelity; evolutionary psychology; human sexuality; statistics and research methodology.

Alecia M. Santuzzi

Assistant Professor
Social and Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Office: 561 Psychology
Phone: (815) 753-7096
E-mail: asantuzzi@niu.edu 
Profile: http://www.niu.edu/psyc/faculty/santuzzi.shtml
Homepage: http://niu.edu/asantuzzi/
Research interests: Metaperceptions (knowing what others think of you); anxiety during interviews; decisions about disclosing stigmatizing information at work; response bias and errors in self-report measures; social interaction in face-to-face and virtual groups.

John J. Skowronski

Distinguished Research Professor, Coordinator of Social and Industrial/Organizational Curricular Area
Social and Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Office: 418 Psychology
Phone: (815) 753-7073
E-mail: jskowron@niu.edu
Profile: http://www.niu.edu/psyc/faculty/skowronski.shtml
Homepage: http://www.niu.edu/jskowronski/
Research interests: Processes and structures involved in judgment and memory about others and the self: how we draw conclusions about the internal characteristics (traits, motives, goals) of people, and why we remember certain things about people and forget others.


Affiliated Faculty

Jon Briscoe

Associate Professor
Department of Management
Office: 245 Barsema Hall
Phone: (815) 753-6305
E-mail: jonbriscoe@niu.edu
Homepage: http://www.cob.niu.edu/personnel/PersonnelDetails.asp?id=m60jpb1
Research interests: Career development, protean careers, leadership, leadership development, values and value expression.

Don Kluemper

Assistant Professor 
Department of Management
Office: 245T Barsema Hall
Phone: (815) 753-6232
E-mail: dkluemper@niu.edu
Profile: http://www.cob.niu.edu/mgmt/faculty.asp#kluemper
Homepage: http://www.cob.niu.edu/personnel/PersonnelDetails.asp?id=A1626173
Research interests: Personality, emotions, and perceptions in the workplace.

James P. Burton

Assistant Professor 
Department of Management
Office: 245O Barsema Hall
Phone: (815) 753-6315
E-mail: jburton@niu.edu
Profile: http://www.cob.niu.edu/mgmt/faculty.asp#Burton
Homepage: http://www.cob.niu.edu/faculty/a135327/
Research interests: Abusive supervision, employee retention, workplace aggression, self-esteem, negotiation effectiveness.

Mary Lynn Miller Henningsen

Assistant Professor
Department of Communication
Office: 205 Watson Hall
Phone: (815) 753-7106
E-mail: henningsen@niu.edu
Research interests: Social influence and persuasion, group decision-making, date intiation.

Stephanie Henagan

Assistant Professor
Department of Management
Office: 245O Barsema Hall
Phone: (815) 753-1000
E-mail: shenagan@niu.edu 
Research interests: Negotiation, dysfunctional behavior in the workplace, the role of affective phenomena in the workplace.