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Comila Shahani-Denning

Professor of Psychology


Degrees

PHD, 1988, Rice Univ; MA, 1986, Rice Univ; BA, 1983, St Xavier Univ


Bio

Comila Shahani-Denning, Ph.D. is a Professor of Psychology and the Director of the M.A. program in Industrial and Organizational Psychology at Hofstra University. She has been deeply involved with both the M.A. and doctoral programs since their inception at Hofstra University (1993 for the M.A. and 2004 for the doctoral). Her research expertise lies in the domain of employee selection as it is impacted (enhanced, hindered) by social media, with a particular focus on LinkedIn. Comila and colleagues have since completed further research expanding upon this issue, including several experimental studies examining recruiter perceptions of applicant profiles on LinkedIn. Comila serves on the Executive Board of METRO (Metropolitan Association for Applied Psychologists) and also serves on the Executive Board of COSI (Community of Organizational Sciences in India). Comila teaches in the M. A. and doctoral program. She teaches Research Methods, Industrial Psychology, Personnel Selection, and the Internship Course. She has served as Adjunct Professor of Psychology at Renmin University, Beijing where she has taught Industrial Psychology. Comila has also been consulting to organizations for over 20 years. Dr. Shahani- Denning has provided consulting services to a wide variety of organizations, including: APT Metrics, Prometric, AT&T, Case Corporation, Long Island Board of Realtors, Mineola Youth and Family Services, Pass & Seymour, Rx Maxwell, St. Francis Hospital, and Thomas Cook, among others. Services include the facilitation and implementation of leadership development programs, test development, the assessment and evaluation of sales professionals, and the implementation of self-managed teams.

Recent Courses Taught

Course Title Level
PSY 033 INDUSTRIAL PSYCHOLGY Undergraduate
PSY 034 ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCH Undergraduate
PSY 141 RESRCH METH & DESIGN Undergraduate
PSY 252 INDEPENDENT TOPICS IN PSY Graduate
PSY 283A FD IND/ORGNZTN PSY I Graduate
PSY 284 PERSONNEL SELECTION Graduate
PSY 290 INTRNSHP IN I/O PSY Graduate
PSY 291 INTRNSHP IN I/O PSY Graduate
PSY 334 INTERNSHIP:APPLIED RESEARCH Graduate
PSY 382 RES IND/ORG PSYCHOLOGY Graduate
PSY 602 DISSERTATION PROP PREP Graduate
PSY 603A EXTEND DISSERT ADVIS Graduate
PSY 604 DISSERTATION ADVISEMENT Graduate
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