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Congratulations 2016 Award Winners!


by SIOP Administrative Office

SIOP Honors Excellence in the Field of I-O Psychology

SIOP and the SIOP Foundation bestowed awards, grants, and fellowships upon 59 individuals April 14 at the 2016 SIOP Annual Conference in Anaheim, California.

Awards Chair Kristl Davison presented the S. Rains Wallace Dissertation Award, the M. Scott Myers Award for Applied Research in the Workplace, and six awards for Distinguished Contributions at the opening plenary. Many other awards were presented the evening before, at the SIOP Foundation dessert reception, with the recipients also recognized in a video montage at the opening plenary.


More information about the award winners, including photos, bios of the distinguished award winners, and project titles can be found in the “SIOP Salutes” brochure. See an online version here or continue reading for a summary of this year’s winners!

Awards of Distinction

Distinguished Early Career Contributions Award: Practice
David Van Rooy (Walmart)

Distinguished Early Career Contributions Award: Science
In-Sue Oh (Temple University)

Distinguished Teaching Contributions Award
Satoris Culbertson (Kansas State University)

Distinguished Service Contributions Award
Lisa Finkelstein (Northern Illinois University)

Distinguished Professional Contributions Award
Leaetta Hough (Dunnette Group)

Distinguished Scientific Contributions Award
Eduardo Salas (Rice University)

These other awards were given:

SIOP International Awards

SIOP International Research and Collaboration (IRC) Small Grant
Lisa Baranik (East Carolina University/The Baranik Group) and Chéma Gargouri (Women Enterprise for Sustainability/Institute of International Education, Tunisian Association of Management and Social Stability)

Best International Paper Award
This award was presented at the International Reception on Thursday evening. Thomas Rockstuhl (Nanyang Technological University) and Linn Van Dyne (Michigan State University)

SIOP Travel Awards

Bharati B. Belwalkar (Louisiana Tech University), SeongHee Cho (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign), Jae Young Choi (Drexel University), Heather M. Clarke (Memorial University of Newfoundland), Michael M. DeNunzio (The Graduate Center & Baruch College, CUNY), Lindie H. Liang (University of Waterloo), Alex P. Lindsey (George Mason University), Cynthia K. Maupin (University of Georgia), David J. Swiderski (University at Albany, SUNY) Lingtao Yu (University of Minnesota)

SIOP Foundation Awards

Best Lesbian/Gay/Bisexual/Transgender (LGBT) Research Award
Larry Martinez and Nicholas Smith (both from The Pennsylvania State University)

William A. Owens Scholarly Achievement Award
Songqi Liu (Pennsylvania State University), Jason L. Huang (Wayne State University), and Mo Wang (University of Florida)

John C. Flanagan Award
Ashley Membere (George Mason University)

Joyce and Robert Hogan Award for Personality and Work Performance
Wen-Dong Li (Kansas State University), Doris Fay (University of Potsdam), Michael Frese (National University of Singapore and Leuphana University of Lueneburg), Peter D. Harms (University of Nebraska), and Xiang Yu Gao (National University of Singapore)

Wiley Award for Excellence in Survey Research
William Shepherd (Wendy’s) and Robert Ployhart (University of South Carolina)

Jeanneret Award for Excellence in the Study of Individual or Group Assessment
Nathan Kuncel and Paul R. Sackett (both from University of Minnesota)

Raymond A. Katzell Award in I-O Psychology
Nathan D. Ainspan (Transition to Veterans Program Office)

SIOP Foundation Fellowship, Scholarships, and Grants

Leslie W. Joyce and Paul W. Thayer Fellowship
Sarena Bhatia (Michigan State University)

Lee Hakel Graduate Student Scholarship
Ozias A. Moore (Cornell University)

Mary L. Tenopyr Scholarship
Jaclyn Koopman (University of Florida)

Douglas W. Bray and Ann Howard Research Grant
Filip Lievens (Ghent University, Belgium)

Douglas W. Bray and Ann Howard Research Grant
Filip Lievens (Ghent University, Belgium)

Irwin Goldstein Scholarship by the Macey Fund
Lingtao Yu (University of Minnesota)

Graduate Student Scholarships
Lisa S. Paik (Ohio University), Michael Y. Lee (Harvard Business School)

Adverse Impact Reduction Research Initiative and Action (AIRRIA) Grant
Kristine M. Kuhn (Washington State University)

SIOP Small Grants Program

Silvia Dello Russo (ISCTE-IUL, Portugal), Bernd Carette (Ghent University, Belgium), Roberto Petrucci (AXA MPS Financial Ltd.); Abdifatah Ali (Michigan State University), Ann Marie Ryan (Michigan State University), Brent Lyons (Simon Fraser University), and Jessica Keeney (APTMetrics, Inc.); Lu Zheng (Auburn University), Yongxin Li (Henan University), and Nathan D. Page (Assessment Associates International, LLC); Ute R. Hülsheger (Maastricht University)

SIOP Awards

M. Scott Myers Award for Applied Research in the Workplace
Anthony S. Boyce, Jeffrey S. Conway, and Pat M. Caputo (all of Aon Hewitt)

S. Rains Wallace Dissertation Award
Jamie L. Perry (Cornell University)

To learn more about SIOP awards, scholarships and grants, visit the Foundation webpage here and the SIOP awards page here.  

SIOP also announced its newest additions to the society Fellowship at this year’s opening plenary. Learn more about the 2016 SIOP Fellows here or read a complete follow-up story on this year’s conference here!

Photo credit:  Clif Boutelle and Bob Muschewske.