The 2014 Nambury Raju Lecture Series Will Feature A Discussion On “The Rigor of Research in Industrial Organizational Psychology” on January 24

The Department of Psychology presents the first installment of the 2014 Nambury S. Raju Lecture Series featuring Jose Cortina, Ph.D. at 3:30 pm on Friday, January 24, 2014 in the Alumni Lounge in Hermann Hall.  Cortina will speak about “The Rigor of Research in Industrial and Organizational Psychology.” The lecture will be followed by a reception. RSVP by Monday, January 20, 2014. Email or call Lauren Shelby at 312.567.5030.

A professor in Industrial Organizational Psychology at George Mason University, Cortina received his Ph.D. from Michigan State University in 1994. His research has involved topics in meta-analysis, structural equation modeling, significance testing and philosophy of science as well as predictors and outcomes of emotions in the workplace. Cortina’s work has been published in journals including the Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Psychological Bulletin, Organizational Research Methods, and Psychological Methods.

In addition, he currently serves as editor of  Organizational Research Methods and is a former associate editor of the Journal of Applied Psychology.

Cortina was honored by the Society of Industrial Organizational Psychologists (SIOP) with the 2001 Ernest J. McCormick Award for Distinguished Early Career Contributions, by the Research Methods Division of the Academy of Management with the 2004 Robert O. McDonald Best Paper Award and by the Organizational Research Methods Editorial Board with the 2012 Best Paper Award. He was also honored by George Mason University with a 2010 Teaching Excellence Awards and by SIOP with the 2011 Distinguished Teaching Award. Cortina is also the president-elect of SIOP.

About the Nambury S. Raju Lecture Series

The Raju Lecture Series honors the late Nambury S. Raju, former distinguished professor in IIT’s Industrial & Organizational Psychology program and a true methodological expert. The goal of this series is to bring to campus researchers and practitioners who are studying important phenomena using cutting-edge techniques in the area of industrial and organizational psychology. Former speakers include Stephen Guastello (Ph.D. PSYC ’82), John C. Scott (Ph.D. PSYC ’85), and Stephen P. Borgatti (University of Kentucky).