200+ Years of Occupational Safety: The Contributions of Applied Psychologists

The Illinois Tech community is invited to attend the spring 2017 Nambury S. Raju Lecture featuring alumnus Michael J. Burke (Ph.D. PSYC ’82) on Friday, March 24 at 3:30 p.m. in The McCormick Tribune Campus Center (MTCC) Auditorium. A reception will follow in The MTCC Ballroom.

Please RSVP to Sonia Rivas at 312.567.3501.

About Michael J. Burke:

Michael J. Burke is the Lawrence Martin Chair in Business at Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business and holds an adjunct appointment in the university’s Department of Psychology.  Presently, his research and practice efforts are focused in the areas of workplace safety and organizational research methodology. In 2006, he was awarded the Decade of Behavior Research Award for his research on workplace safety from a federation of professional scientific associations and, he has served, by appointment of the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, on the Safety and Occupational Health Study Section of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Burke is a past president of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and former editor of Personnel Psychology. Also, he is a fellow of the American Psychological Association, a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, and an elected member of the Society of Organizational Behavior.

About the Raju Lecture Series:

The Nambury S. Raju Lecture Series honors the late Nambury S. Raju, former distinguished professor in Illinois Tech’s industrial and organizational (I-O) psychology program. Raju was an influential scholar in the area of research methodology and his impact has had a lasting effect on the field of I-O psychology. Hosted by Ron Landis, the Nambury S. Raju Professor of Psychology, the goal of the Raju series is to bring to Illinois Tech’s campus researchers and practitioners who are studying important phenomena using cutting-edge techniques in the area of I-O psychology.

View a flyer here: Raju Lecture Flyer.