People

We are a co-laboratory jointly managed by Dr. Ruth Kanfer and Dr. Phillip L. Ackerman.

Directors

Phillip L. Ackerman Professor of Psychology

Phillip L. Ackerman
Ph.D. (1984) Quantitative/Measurement Psychology
University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign

My research spans several related research areas of differential, educational, cognitive, applied experimental, and industrial and organizational psychology.

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Ruth Kanfer Professor of Psychology

Ruth Kanfer
Ph.D. (1981) Psychology
Arizona State University

My research examines the role of motivation, personality, emotion, and self-regulation in training, performance, and work transitions across the lifespan.

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Post-Doctoral Fellows

Graduate Students

Corey Tatel Corey Tatel Full profile
Justin Sabree Justin Sabree Full profile
Sibley Lyndgaard Sibley Lyndgaard Full profile

Staff

Lab Managers

Mary Sikora Mary Sikora Full profile

Research Assistants

Catherine Liu Catherine Liu Full profile
Elizabeth Moraff Elizabeth Moraff Full profile
Miles Jones Miles Jones Full profile
Noah Garberg Noah Garberg Full profile
Sara Brockmeier Sara Brockmeier Full profile
Shanaya Dawson Shanaya Dawson Full profile

Alumni

Graduate Alumni

Victor Ellingsen

Ph.D., 2017
Personnel Research Psychologist,
Department of Defense

Ryan Krepps

M.S., 2018
NCR

Ben Perrodin

M.S., 2017

Ilya Gokhman

Ph.D. student in Media, Technology, & Society
Northwestern University

Matthew Betts

Ph.D., 2015
Strategic Management Decisions

Samuel Posnock

Ph.D., 2015
SRA International

Sunni Newton

Ph.D., 2013
Georgia Tech Center for Education Integrating Science

Erin Marie Conklin

Ph.D., 2013
Russell Reynolds Associates

Charles Calderwood

Ph.D., 2012
Assistant Professor of Psychology,
Virginia Commonwealth University

Katie (McNulty) Fowler

M.S., 2011
Training Consultant, Chick fil A

Yonka Toker

Ph.D., 2010
Assistant Professor of Psychology,
Middle East Technical University

Mark Wolf

Ph.D., 2009
Research Data Management & Grant Development Analyst, Maricopa County Education Service Agency

Erin Page

Ph.D., 2007
Russell Reynolds Associates

Stacey (Wolman) Shapiro

Ph.D., 2005
Russell Reynolds Associates

Tracy M. Kantrowitz

Ph.D., 2005
CEB

Margaret E. Beier

Ph.D., 2003
Associate Professor of Psychology,
Rice University

Mary O. Boyle

M.S., 2003
Pontus Consulting

Kristy R. Bowen

M.S., 2001

Anna T. Cianciolo

Ph.D., 2001
Associate Professor,
Southern Illinois University School of Medicine

Eric L. Rolfhus

Ph.D., 1999
Voyager Sopris Learning

Kevin A. Field

Ph.D., 1998
Research Director, Ball Foundation

Eric D. Heggestad

Ph.D., 1997
Associate Professor of Psychology,
University of NC – Charlotte

Todd C. Murtha

M.A., 1994
CEO, Careerwave

Maynard Goff

Ph.D., 1994
Executive Consultant, Korn Ferry

Robert J. Schneider

Ph.D., 1994
President, Research & Assessment Solutions

Undergraduate Alumni

Carley Taronji
Anat Fintzi

M.A., 2016

Jen Chandler-Adesegun
Chelsi Battle

Ph.D. student in Counseling Psychology,
Auburn University

Chantrea Anna Kreus
Sarah Philpott

B.S., 2017
Department of Defense

Kathrina Robotham

Ph.D. student in Personality and Social Contexts,
University of Michigan

Mike Morrison

Ph.D. student in I-O Psychology,
Michigan State

Vicki Shaw
Sushma Sudhi

D.O. student in College of Osteopathic Medicine,
Nova Southeastern University

Kristin Horan

Ph.D. student in I-O Psychology,
Bowling Green State University

Chen Zuo

Ph.D. student in I-O Psychology,
Rice University

Lauren Danish

School Counselor,
Gwinnett County Public Schools

Aurora Dixon

Ph.D. student in I-O Psychology,
Michigan State University

Richelle Reinhart
Ethan Craig

MD, MPH candidate at the University of Iowa

Trishna Patel
Danielle King

Ph.D. student in I-O Psychology,
Michigan State University

Joni Lakin

Ph.D., 2010
Assistant Professor, Auburn University

Piper Vornholt
Tracy Saloka
Kathryn Daniel
Connie L. Vogt
Jill Ellingson

Professor, Kansas University