I/P Psychology Graduate Students

Fall 2015 Incoming Cohort

Hagai Budilovsky
Program MA
Hometown Erie, PA
Undergraduate Institution Gannon University
Faculty Advisor Dr. Paul Levy
Research Interests Approaches to improve health of employees, Technology and Training, Impact of social media on the workplace
Hobbies/Other Interests Sports, lifting, traveling
Katya Caravella
Program MA
Hometown Bay Village, Ohio
Undergraduate Institution John Carroll University
Faculty Advisor Dr. Joelle Elicker
Research Interests Employee engagement and motivation, wellness in the workplace, performance management
Hobbies/Other Interests Tumblr, listening to EDM, yoga, cooking, learning about Holistic Medicine
Douglas Magill
Program MA/PhD
Hometown Alexandria, VA
Undergraduate Institution Virginia Tech
Faculty Advisor Dr. James Diefendorff
Research Interests Personality inventory faking, selection, feedback, work motivation, decision making
Hobbies/Other Interests reading, travelling out west
Caitlin McClurg
Program MA/PhD
Hometown Virginia Beach
Undergraduate Institution Virgina Tech
Faculty Advisor Dr. Amanada Thayer
Research Interests Team Cohesion, Feedback
Hobbies/Other Interests Card/Board Games, Hiking, Netflix Marathons, Trying New Foods
Louis To
Program MA
Hometown Torrance, CA
Undergraduate Institution University of California, Riverside
Faculty Advisor Dr. Andrea Snell
Research Interests Leadership and Group Dynamics, but interested in anything in the field
Hobbies/Other Interests photography, hiking, driving, wrenching, and video gaming
Joshua VanderLeest
Program MA/PhD
Hometown Grand Rapids, Michigan
Undergraduate Institution Calvin College
Faculty Advisor Dr. Andrea Snell
Research Interests Employee Selection, Performance Feedback
Hobbies/Other Interests Playing drums and guitar, biking, kayaking, and reading
Sue Hua Aw Young
Program MA/PhD
Hometown Piscataway, NJ
Undergraduate Institution The College of New Jersey
Faculty Advisor Dr. Paul Levy
Research Interests self-regulation, motivation, feedback, performance
Hobbies/Other Interests writing, dancing, yoga, music, tumblr

Fall 2014 Incoming Cohort

Catalina Flores
Program MA/PhD
Hometown New York, New York
Undergraduate Institution Baruch College, CUNY
Faculty Advisor Dr. Joelle Elicker
Research Interests Diversity and Selection
Hobbies/Other Interests Traveling, Reading, Netflix Binges
Seth Grubaugh
Program MA
Hometown Denver, CO
Undergraduate Institution Youngstown State University
Faculty Advisor Dr. Andrea Snell
Research Interests Job Placement for People with Special Needs
Hobbies/Other Interests Writing and Performing Music, Tabletop Games, Reading, Cooking
Daniel Krantz
Program MA/PhD
Hometown Newark, DE
Undergraduate Institution Grove City College
Faculty Advisor Dr. James Diefendorff
Research Interests Work Motivation, Job Satisfaction, Work Affect
Hobbies/Other Interests Basketball, Soccer, Board Games, Running
Amanda Mosley
Program MA
Hometown Vermilion, OH
Undergraduate Institution Ashland University
Faculty Advisor Dr. Joelle Elicker
Research Interests Job Satisfaction, Performance, Social Interactions in the Workplace, Leadership
Hobbies/Other Interests Music, The Outdoors
Greg Perry
Program MA
Hometown Cortland, OH
Undergraduate Institution Kent State University
Faculty Advisor
Research Interests Leadership Training, Personnel Selection
Hobbies/Other Interests Fishing, Golf, Poker
Max Schauder
Program MA/PhD
Hometown West Palm Beach, FL
Undergraduate Institution University of Florida
Faculty Advisor Dr. Andrea Snell
Research Interests Motivation, Rewards, Work Life
Hobbies/Other Interests Ceramics, Cooking, Reading
Ashley Stoneking
Program MA/PhD
Hometown Bolivar, Ohio
Undergraduate Institution The University of Akron
Faculty Advisor Dr. Andrea Snell
Research Interests Leadership Development, Motivation, Training
Hobbies/Other Interests Singing, Playing the Saxophone, Reading, Trying New Restaurants
Steven Teng-Wei Tseng
Program MA/PhD
Hometown Vancouver, British Columbia
Undergraduate Institution University of California, Berkeley
Faculty Advisor Dr. Paul Levy
Research Interests Shared Leadership, Feedback, Values, Attitudes
Hobbies/Other Interests Kendo, Watching and Playing Sports, Card and Board Games, E-Sports, Animation, Graphic Novels

Fall 2013 Incoming Cohort

Abbie Caudill
Program MA/PhD
Hometown Urbana, OH
Undergraduate Institution Washington and Lee University
Faculty Advisor Dr. Andrea Snell
Research Interests Diversity, Gender, Work/Family Balance
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 Dr. Andrea Snell
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 of Akron
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 Dr. Jim Diefendorff
Research Interests Selection, Assessment
Hobbies/Other Interests Friends, Games, Intramurals
Christopher Madaj
Program MA
Hometown Tulsa, OK
Undergraduate Institution University of Tulsa
Faculty Advisor Dr. Dennis Doverspike
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 Cooking, Movies, Netflix
Sabina Samipour
Program MA/PhD
Hometown Umeå, 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, PA
Undergraduate Institution Penn State University
Faculty Advisor Dr. Joelle Elicker
Research Interests Feedback Environment and Leadership Development
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
Hometown Philadelphia, PA
Undergraduate Institution Ithaca College
Faculty Advisor
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 Triad, Selection, and Aging
Hobbies/Other Interests Video Games, Sports, and Netflix
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
Peter Dinh
Program MA/PhD
Hometown Westminister, California
Undergraduate Institution University of California, Irvine
Faculty Advisor Dr. Joelle Elicker
Research Interests Fairness Violation, Motivation, Impression Management, and Leadership
Hobbies/Other Interests Photography, Hiking, Cycling, Video Games
Gina Seaton
Program PhD
Hometown Hugo, Minnesota
Undergraduate Institution University of Wisconsin- River Falls
Faculty Advisor Dr. Jim Diefendorff
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 Selection, Self-regulation, Motivation
Hobbies/Other Interests Sports, Biking, Netflix

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 Feedback, Assessment, Coaching
Hobbies/Other Interests Travel, Movies, Dog Sports
Brendon Woghiren
Program MA/PhD
Hometown Windsor, Ontario
Undergraduate Institution University of Windsor
Faculty Advisor Dr. Joelle Elicker
Research Interests Training
Hobbies/Other Interests Dodgeball
Alexandra Zelin
Program MA/PhD
Hometown Charlotte, NC
Undergraduate Institution University of Mary Washington
Faculty Advisor Dr. Joelle Elicker
Research Interests Feedback, Impression Management, Gender, Diversity
Hobbies/Other Interests Harry Potter, Swimming, Reading, Music, Family and 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, Selection, Assessment
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