I/P Psychology Graduate Students


Fall 2013 Incoming Cohort

 

Abbie Caudill

Program MA/PhD
Hometown Urbana, OH
Undergraduate Institution Washington and Lee University
Faculty Advisor Dr. Jen Wessel
Research Interests Gender, work/family balance, leadership
Hobbies/Other Interests The Office, funny movies, concerts, and my cat Jezebel

 

Ryan Fahey

Program MA
Hometown Tallahassee, FL
Undergraduate Institution University of Central Florida
Faculty Advisor
Research Interests Teams
Hobbies/Other Interests Scuba diving, mountain biking, racquetball

 

Zac Green

Program MA/PhD
Hometown Flemington, NJ
Undergraduate Institution Ithaca College
Faculty Advisor Dr. Andrea Snell
Research Interests Training and assessment
Hobbies/Other Interests Cooking, comedy, and computers

 

Adam Krutko

Program MA
Hometown Columbus, OH
Undergraduate Institution The University ofAkron
Faculty Advisor Dr. Joelle Elicker
Research Interests Feedback, emotion regulation, leadership styles, organizational citizenship behaviors
Hobbies/Other Interests Cooking, gardening, board games, card games, tabletop rpg, road trips, movies

 

Mike Leider

Program MA
Hometown Lake Bluff, IL
Undergraduate Institution Butler University
Faculty Advisor
Research Interests
Hobbies/Other Interests

 

Christopher Madaj

Program MA
Hometown Tulsa, OK
Undergraduate Institution University of Tulsa
Faculty Advisor
Research Interests Selection and individual differences
Hobbies/Other Interests Tennis, television, movies, napping

 

Megan Nolan

Program MA/PhD
Hometown Havertown, PA
Undergraduate Institution Penn State University
Faculty Advisor Dr. Jim Diefendorff
Research Interests Emotional labor, motivation, leadership, selection
Hobbies/Other Interests Running, baking, reading, eating

 

Ariel Roberts

Program MA/PhD
Hometown Canton, OH
Undergraduate Institution The University of Akron
Faculty Advisor Dr. Paul E. Levy
Research Interests Leadership, feedback seeking, performance appraisal
Hobbies/Other Interests Theater, vocal performance

 

Sabina Samipour

Program MA/PhD
Hometown UmeƄ, Sweden
Undergraduate Institution George Mason University
Faculty Advisor Dr. Joelle Elicker
Research Interests Teams, leadership
Hobbies/Other Interests Nature

 

Tyler Slezak

Program MA/PhD
Hometown New Alexandria, OA
Undergraduate Institution Penn State University
Faculty Advisor Dr. Joelle Elicker
Research Interests Feedback orientation, leadership development, organizational identification
Hobbies/Other Interests Watching my two favorite football teams: Pittsburgh Steelers and Penn State Nittany Lions (WE ARE!), tailgating/tailgating games (corn hole, can jam, ladder golf, "fire it back," big container, etc.), taking in live music, enjoying the outdoors, tossing the ol' pigskin, baseball, frisbee, etc.

 

Vanessa Smaletz

Program MA/PhD
Hometown Philadelphia, PA
Undergraduate Institution Ithaca College
Faculty Advisor Dr. Jen Wessel
Research Interests Personnel selection, group dynamics, gender roles
Hobbies/Other Interests reading, writing, volunteering, photography, watching sports

 


Fall 2012 Incoming Cohort

 

Kelley Arredondo

Program MA/PhD
Hometown Orlando, FL
Undergraduate Institution Florida State University 
Faculty Advisor Dr. Andrea Snell
Research Interests dark triade, selection, and aging
Hobbies/Other Interests video games, sports, and Netflix

 

Verona Blondé

Program MA
Hometown Durban, South Africa
Undergraduate Institution Liberty University
Faculty Advisor Dr. Joelle Elicker
Research Interests
Hobbies/Other Interests reading, working out, and watching tv

 

Lauren Borden

Program MA/PhD
Hometown Mendham, NJ
Undergraduate Institution Washington and Lee University
Faculty Advisor Dr. Paul E. Levy
Research Interests feedback, leadership, and coaching
Hobbies/Other Interests running, drawing, and rock-climbing

 

Sara Carnicom

Program MA
Hometown Maumee, OH
Undergraduate Institution The University of Akron
Faculty Advisor Dr. Dennis Doverspike
Research Interests Selection & Compensation
Hobbies/Other Interests painting, reading classic novels, WWOOFing, and video games

 

Peter Dinh

Program MA/PhD
Hometown Westminister, California
Undergraduate Institution University of California, Irvine
Faculty Advisor Dr. Jen Wessel
Research Interests Fairness violation, motivation, impression management, and leadership
Hobbies/Other Interests Photography, hiking, cycling, video games

 

Amy Dravecky

Program MA
Hometown Youngstown, OH
Undergraduate Institution The University of Akron
Faculty Advisor Dr. Rosalie Hall
Research Interests Leadership: perceptions, expectations, developments
Hobbies/Other Interests reading, tap dancing

 

Margarita Lider

Program MA
Hometown Solon, OH
Undergraduate Institution The University of Akron
Faculty Advisor Dr. Paul E. Levy
Research Interests selection, motivation, and job satisfaction
Hobbies/Other Interests  reading, snowboarding, and my mini pot bellied pig

 

Gina Seaton

Program PhD
Hometown Hugo, Minnesota
Undergraduate Institution University of Wisconsin- River Falls
Faculty Advisor
Research Interests Diversity, stereotyping and prejudice, emotions, work-family conflict
Hobbies/Other Interests Trying new restaurants, traveling, shopping, running, trashy reality television

 

Matt Sloan

Program MA/PhD
Hometown Parma, OH
Undergraduate Institution The University of Akron
Faculty Advisor Dr. Jim Diefendorff
Research Interests Emotions, emotion regulation, motivation
Hobbies/Other Interests Basketball, football, biking, watching almost any AMC Series

 


Fall 2011 Incoming Cohort

 

Caitlin Cavanaugh

Program PhD
Hometown Indianapolis, IN
Undergraduate Institution DePauw University
Faculty Advisor Dr. Paul Levy
Research Interests Citizenship performance, feedback, social media
Hobbies/Other Interests Skiing, football, food, current events, trashy TV

 

Boris Genzer

Program PhD
Hometown Brooklyn, NY
Undergraduate Institution City College of New York City
Faculty Advisor Dr. Jim Diefendroff
Research Interests Emotions
Hobbies/Other Interests Baseball, snowboarding, cooking, running

 

Erica Greim

Program MA/PhD
Hometown Waterton, MA
Undergraduate Institution Pennsylvania State University
Faculty Advisor Dr. Dennis Doverspike
Research Interests Leadership, emotions in the workplace
Hobbies/Other Interests Crosswords, video games, drawing, hiking

 

Elizabeth Pears

Program MA/PhD
Hometown North Hampton, NH
Undergraduate Institution Washington and Lee University
Faculty Advisor Dr. Joelle Elicker
Research Interests Leadership, feedback, motivation
Hobbies/Other Interests Travel, movies, long drives

 

Brendon Woghiren

Program I/O
Hometown Windsor, Ontario
Undergraduate Institution
Faculty Advisor
Research Interests
Hobbies/Other Interests

 

Alexandra Zelin

Program MA/PhD
Hometown Charlotte, NC
Undergraduate Institution University of Mary Washington
Faculty Advisor Dr. Rosalie Hall
Research Interests Motivation, emotion regulation, personality
Hobbies/Other Interests Harry Potter, swimming, reading, music, family & friends, Baltimore Orioles

 


Fall 2010 Incoming Cohort

 

Andrew Barsa

Program PhD
Hometown Parma, OH
Undergraduate Institution John Carroll University
Faculty Advisor Dr. Rosalie Hall
Research Interests Selection, motivation, ergonomics
Hobbies/Other Interests Golf, movies, video games

 

Ali Benedetti

Program MA/PhD
Hometown Greensburg, PA
Undergraduate Institution Grove City College
Faculty Advisor Dr. Jim Diefendroff
Research Interests Emotional labor, display rules, work-life balance
Hobbies/Other Interests Volleyball, singing, dogs

 

Noelle Frantz

Program MA/PhD
Hometown Painesville, OH
Undergraduate Institution The University of Akron
Faculty Advisor Dr. Paul Levy
Research Interests Feedback (feedback orientation, feedback environment), performance, motivation
Hobbies/Other Interests Figure skating, shopping, dancing, fitness

 

Ernest Hoffman

Program MA/PhD
Hometown Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Undergraduate Institution The University of Akron
Faculty Advisor Dr. Bob Lord
Research Interests Leadership, selection, personality measurement
Hobbies/Other Interests College football, music, hiking

 

Aaron Kraus

Program MA/PhD
Hometown Rutland, VT
Undergraduate Institution Western New England College
Faculty Advisor Dr. Andrea Snell
Research Interests Leadership, motivation, performance
Hobbies/Other Interests Football, socializing, research

 

Chantale Wilson

Program MA/PhD
Hometown Grapevine, TX / Singapore
Undergraduate Institution Trinity University
Faculty Advisor Dr. Joelle Elicker
Research Interests Organizational culture, motivation, performance measurement, cross-cultural research
Hobbies/Other Interests Dancing, traveling, cooking/baking, hiking, tennis

 


Fall 2009 Incoming Cohort

 

Jared Farrell

Program MA/PhD
Hometown Broken Arrow, OK
Undergraduate Institution University of Oklahoma
Faculty Advisor Dr. Dennis Doverspike
Research Interests Training, selection
Hobbies/Other Interests Hockey, reading, football

 

Kelsey Herb

Program MA/PhD
Hometown Portland, OR
Undergraduate Institution Williamette University
Faculty Advisor Dr. Paul Levy
Research Interests Coaching, feedback, motivation
Hobbies/Other Interests Puzzles, games, scrapbooking, crocheting, reading, dancing, cooking

 

Kimberly Hollman

Program MA/PhD
Hometown Spencerville, IN
Undergraduate Institution Purdue University
Faculty Advisor Dr. Andrea Snell
Research Interests Selection
Hobbies/Other Interests Cooking, going out with friends, playing with my dog Bucky, watching Alf

 

Jim Mathias

Program MA/PhD
Hometown Ames, IA
Undergraduate Institution Iowa State University
Faculty Advisor Dr. Jim Diefendroff
Research Interests Systems theory and statistics
Hobbies/Other Interests Bicycling, poker, politics

 


2008 Incoming Cohort and Beyond

 

Alison Carr

Program MA/PhD
Hometown Bel Air, MD
Undergraduate Institution Sweet Briar College
Faculty Advisor Dr. Paul Levy
Research Interests Feedback environment, executive coaching, workplace arrogance, political skill/organizational politics
Hobbies/Other Interests Reading, painting, anything involving animals, indie & foreign movies, spontaneity

 

Mary Margaret Harris

Program MA/PhD
Hometown Slidell, LA
Undergraduate Institution Washington and Lee University
Faculty Advisor Dr. Rosalie Hall
Research Interests Perceptions of gender in the workplace and other interests
Hobbies/Other Interests Group Fitness Classes

 

Tim Jesurun

Program MA/PhD
Hometown South Euclid, OH
Undergraduate Institution Calvin College
Faculty Advisor Dr. Andee Snell
Research Interests The creative process, enhancing individual innovation
Hobbies/Other Interests Designing and playing boardgames, writing science fiction short stories, volleyball

 

Drew Lam

Program MA/PhD
Hometown Akron, OH
Undergraduate Institution the University of Akron
Faculty Advisor Dr. Dennis Doverspike
Research Interests Individual Assessment, Personnel Selection, Development, Feedback, Goal Orientation, CWB, Affect
Hobbies/Other Interests Soccer – playing and coaching, weight lifting, running, music, movies, television, fine dining, hanging out with friends

 

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