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Ph.D. in Applied Organizational Psychology
PhD in Applied Organizational Psychology

PhD in Applied Organizational Psychology Faculty

Core Faculty
Affiliated Faculty

Rebecca Grossman

Assistant Professor
Ph.D., University of Central Florida, 2014
B.A., Florida International University, 2006
114 Hauser Hall
(516) 463-5026
Email

Research Interests:
Teams (team processes and emergent states, team diversity, measurement of team constructs), training (individual and team training, transfer of training, instructional features), and complex settings (multi-cultural, virtual, and/or distributed teams, extreme and/or high-risk environments, multi-level and multi-team systems)

Teaches:
Teams Seminar (graduate)
Research Methods (graduate and undergraduate)


Cong Liu

Professor
Director of the Applied Organizational Psychology PhD Program
Ph.D., M.A., University of South Florida, 2003, 1999
105-B Hauser Hall
(516) 463-6298
Email | WWW

Research Interests:
Occupation Health Psychology: Improving Quality of Work Life, Protecting Workers’ (Health, Safety, and Well-Being), Job Stress, and Conflict at Work.
Cross Cultural: Work place mistreatment in U.S. and Chinese workforce, Examining Abusive Supervisors, Stressors related to Job dedication and the Role of job resources and Organizational Constraints.

Teaches:
Teaches: Multivariate Statistics, Occupational Health Psychology, Internship, Practicum


Kevin Nolan

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 2012
105-D Hauser Hall
(516) 463-6350
Email

Research Interest:
Decision Making: Job Seekers’ Evaluation of Employment Opportunities, and Employers’ Resistance to Standardized Decision-making Practices

Teaches:
Analysis of Variance


Yisheng Peng

Assistant Professor 
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 2017
118 Hauser Hall
(516) 463-5625
Email

Research Interests:
Workplace Mistreatment (e.g., abusive supervision and workplace incivility), stress coping (e.g., how employees behaviorally and emotionally cope with mistreatment at work), aging and Older Worker Issues (e.g., aging and occupational health, aging and employee performance, bridge employment, etc.).

Teaches:
Undergraduate Stat, Research Methods (graduate), Work Motivation (graduate)


Comila Shahani-Denning

Professor
Program Director of the Industrial Organizational Master's Program
Ph.D., Rice University, 1988
105-C Hauser Hall
(516) 463-6343
Email | WWW

Research Interest:
Employee Selection: Selection Interview, Applicant Reactions to the Selection Process, Biases in the Processing of Online Applicant Information, and Attractiveness Biases in Selection
Cross-Cultural Issues: Perception of Selection Procedures and Use of Applicant Information in Selection Decisions

Teaches:
Research Methods, Internship

Seymour Adler

Adjunct Professor
Senior Vice President, Aon PLC: Aon Consulting
Fellow:
Society of Industrial Organization Psychology (SIOP);
American Psychological Association (APA)
Ph.D., New York University, 1975
(212) 441-2065
Bio

Research Interest:
Personality and Organizational Behavior, Social Influence Processes in Organizations and Selection

Teaches:
Current Literature in Industrial Organizational Psychology


Stephanie Bushey

Adjunct Professor
Ph.D., Hofstra University, 2007
M.S. Hunter College, 2004
229B East Library Wing
(516) 463-6853
Email

Research Interest:
Market Research and Higher Education Research


Bernard Gorman

Adjunct Professor
Distinguished Professor and Faculty Exchange Scholar
Ph.D., CUNY, Graduate Center, and Hofstra University, 1971
M.A., CUNY Queens College, 1967
(516) 463-6029

Teaches:
Multivariate Statistics in Psychological Research II


Garett Howardson

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Ph.D., The George Washington University, 2015

Research Interests:
Training & Development, Quantitative Research Methods


Sayeed Islam

Ph.D., Hofstra University, 2012
MBA/MA., Fairleigh Dickinson University, 2008
631-420-2581
Email

Research Interests:
Customer Service, Self-efficacy, Training and Development, and Proactive Personality


Andrzej Kozikowski

Adjunct Associate Professor
Ph.D., Hofstra University, 2013

Research Interests:
Positive Psychology in the Workplace

Teaches:
Construct Validity


Kevin Masick

Adjunct Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Hofstra University, 2009

Research Interests:
Research Methodology

Teaches:
Research Methods


Daniel Meltzer

Special Assistant Professor
Ph.D., Hofstra University, 2016

Research Interests:
Occupational Health Psychology


Maura Mills

Adjunct Associate Professor
Ph.D., Kansas State University, 2010

Research Interests:
Work-Life/Work-family, Employee Attitudes


Sarah Novak

Associate Professor
Ph.D., Carnegie Mellon University, 2004

Research Interests:
Healthy Habits


Evelyn Rogers

President, E. Rogers Associates, Inc.
Ph.D., Hofstra University, 1982

Research Interests:
Executive Coaching, Executive Assessment, Leadership Development; Career and Succession Planning, Competency Modeling, Performance Management; and Team Development and Effectiveness


Nicholas Salter

Adjunct Associate Professor
Ph.D., Bowling Green State University, 2009

Research Interests:
LGBT Workplace Experiences

Teaches:
Diversity


PhD in Applied Organizational Psychology