Fellows Gallery

Fellows are presented in alphabetical order, together with the year of election as Fellow and brief biographical information.

Neil Anderson (Brunel University) 2010

He has published in several areas spanning HRM and organizational psychology over a number of years, and is now one of the top-five most cited Industrial-Organizational psychologists in Europe. In total, Professor Anderson has won in excess of 2.5 million pounds of research support from a wide range of funding bodies in several countries.

Bruce J. Avolio (University of Washington) 2010

His research focuses on Leadership Assessment and Designing Micro Development Interventions. He is examining how to accelerate positive forms of leadership. Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology and the Gerontological Society. Editor of the International Journal of Public Administration.

Arnold Bakker (Erasmus University Rotterdam) 2014

Past President of EAWOP. His research interests include positive organizational psychology (e.g., work engagement, organizational citizenship behavior, flow, job performance), the Job Demands - Resources model, job crafting, burnout, and the work-family interface. He has developed numerous internet applications, such as the Job Demands–Resources monitor, the Happiness Indicator, and the Engagement App.

Bernard M. Bass (State University of New York), 2006, deceased

Founder and first president of IAAP's Division of Organizational Psychology and world renowned contributor to leadership and cross-cultural theory and research. He has been honored by national and international organizations for distinguished practice in psychology. His professional background includes the publication of Transformational Leadership: Industrial, Military and Educational Impact, Leadership and Performance beyond Expectations and Handbook of Leadership.

Art Brief (University of Utah, Emeritus) 2014

His research focuses on the moral dimensions of organizational life (e.g., ethical decision making, race relations, and worker well-being).  In addition to having published more than a hundred journal articles, Art is author or editor of several books including Attitudes In and Around Organizations (Sage, 1998) and Diversity at Work(Cambridge, 2008). He is a past editor of the Academy of Management Review and co-founding editor of the Academy of Management Annals.

Felix Brodbeck (Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität) 2014

He published seven books and more 100 articles in academic journals, and numerous articles in trade magazines, all in the following areas: Intercultural Management, organisational culture, leadership, Diversity, collective information processing, problem solving, and decision making, human-computer-interaction, group performance, and research methods. His expertise spans experimental and applied research methods, field research, theory development, and development of practice oriented tools.

Michael Burke (Tulane University) 2014

His current research focuses on learning and the efficacy of workplace safety and health interventions, the meaning of employee perceptions of work environment characteristics (psychological and organizational climate), and statistical procedures for assessing inter-rater agreement. In 2006, he was awarded the Decade of Behavior Research Award for his research on workplace safety from a federation of professional scientific associations. Among his many roles in professional associations, Professor Burke served as President of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) in 2003-2004 and editor of Personnel Psychology.

John P. Campbell (University of Minnesota) 2014

President of Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology in 1977-1978, and a past editor of the Journal of Applied Psychology. His latest research activities are focused on the systematic modeling of the substantive latent structure of occupational performance and its determinants. He received the Award for Distinguished Scientific Applications of Psychology "for his many different contributions to the field of industrial and organizational (I/O) psychology" from SIOP.

David Chan (Singapore Management University) 2010

He is interested in personnel selection and adaptation to changes, and subjective well-being. Professor Chan has received several scholarly awards. He is the first non-American to receive the Distinguished Early Career Contributions Award from SIOP. In 2000, he was ranked 9th worldwide in the list of Top 100 most published researchers of the 1990’s in the top journals of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Consultant to the Prime Minister’s Office in Singapore, the Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Community Development, Youth and Sports, the Singapore Police Force, and the Singapore Prison Service. 

Rita Claes (University of Ghent) 2010

Professor Rita Claes was  the Treasurer International Association of Applied Psychology (1990-1998) and a Founding Member of European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP). Her research concerned Psychological Contracts across Employment Situations (PSYCONES) and Work Importance Study and Work Socialization Of Youth (WOSY). Now, she is interested in proactive personality and proactive organizational behavior.

Melinde Coetzee (University of South Africa) 2006

She has 14 years of experience in organizational development, and skills development in HR management in the corporate environment. She is section editor of the SA Journal of Human Resource Management and also an author, co-author and editor of a number of academic books.

David Day (University of Western Australia) 2014

Day has core research interests in the areas of leadership and leadership development. He is the lead author on An Integrative Approach to Leader Development (Routledge, 2009) and the editor of The Oxford Handbook of Leadership and Organizations (Oxford University Press, 2014). Day served as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Applied Psychology (2008-2014) and presently as a Consulting Editor for several scholarly journals. He was awarded the 2010 Walter F. Ulmer Research Award from the Center for Creative Leadership (USA) for outstanding, career-long contributions to applied leadership research.

Pieter J.D. Drenth (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Emeritus) 2006

Active researcher and professional contributor, including over 240 published articles. He is former Rector Magnificus (Vice Chancellor) of the VU University, and former President of the Royal Netherlands’ Academy of Arts and Sciences. He served as President and  Honorary President of the European Association of National Academies of Sciences and Humanities (All European Academies, ALLEA). He chaired the ALLEA/ESF working group that developed and published the ‘European Code of Conduct for Research Integrity’ (2011).

Miriam Erez (Technion Israel) 2006

An eminent scholar of cross-cultural issues, goal setting, and many other topics of organizational psychology. 2002 IAAP Award for her Distinguished Scientific Contributions to the International Advancement of Applied Psychology. Has served as Editor of Applied Psychology: An International Review.

Fred E. Fiedler (University of Washington, Emeritus) 2006

World renown for his contingency theory of leadership effectiveness, author of over 200 scientific articles and several  books, and the recipient of the James McKeen Cattell Award from the Association for Psychological Science. One of the leading researchers in industrial and organizational psychology of the 20th century.

Edwin Fleishman (George Mason University, Emeritus) 2006

Distinguished University Professor Emeritus, is internationally known for his pioneering and highly influential work on leadership, human abilities, and human performance. He is a past president of IAAP and SIOP as well as a former editor of the Journal of Applied Psychology.

Franco Fraccaroli (Università degli Studi di Trento) 2014

Professor of work and organizational psychology at the University of Trento in Italy. He also serves since 2010 as dean of the faculty of cognitive science. He was the president of the European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology (2007-2009), and was a signer of the Memorandum of Agreement that led to the creation of the Alliance for Organizational Psychology.

Michael Frese (National University of Singapore/ University of Lueneburg) 2014

His research spans a wide range of basic and applied topics within organizational behavior and work psychology: longitudinal studies on psychological effects of unemployment, impact of stress at work, predictors of personal initiative, psychological success factors of entrepreneurs. He is also known for his (cross-national) research on innovation and studies on errors, error management and error management culture. He was President of the IAAP and president (speaker) of the division Work and Organizational Psychology in Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Psychologie and headed and heads several committees in various organizations.

David Guest (King’s College London, UK) 2010

He has written and researched extensively in the areas of human resource management, employment relations and the psychological contract, motivation and commitment, and careers. He is an active member of the British Psychological Society and other international associations.

Winfried Hacker (Technische Universität Dresden) 2006

Professor at TH Dresden in 1966-2001. He received Outstanding Contribution Prize from European Association of Work and Organizational Psychology in 2003 and a Honorary doctorate from the University of Bern in 2005. He developed action theory in the field of applied psychology which is applied in various fields of industry and science involving human action, like human capital in business, human computer interaction and artificial intelligence.

Milton D. Hakel (Bowling Green State University, Emeritus) 2010

Author of 58 research publications, numerous essays, and editor of five books. He chaired 79 doctoral dissertation committees. He is a past president of SIOP, and the first president of the Alliance for Organizational Psychology. Winner of the James McKeen Cattell Award from APA's Division of Industrial Psychology.

Frank Heller (Tavistock Institute London) 2006

Developed action-oriented research methodologies to facilitate change and encourage socio-technical solutions, received honorary degree from Ghent University and Fellowship in Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies.

Daniel R. Ilgen (Michigan State University, Emeritus) 2006

Ilgen is John A. Hannah Professor of Psychology and Management at Michigan State University. His contributions in the areas of work motivation and team decision making changed the field and appeared in over 100 publications.

Gary Johns (Concordia University, Emeritus) 2014

He has research interests in absenteeism from work, presenteeism, personality, job design, research methodology, and the impact of context on organizational behavior. Former Chair of the Canadian Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.  Former Associate Editor, Journal of Organizational Behavior

Tim Judge (University of Notre Dame) 2014

Judge has published 130 articles in refereed journals, including 82 in top-tier journals. He is a Fellow of the Academy of Management, the American Psychological Association and the American Psychological Society. Serves on the editorial review boards of eight journals, including Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Personnel Psychology.


James R. K. Kagaari (Kyambogo University, Uganda) 2014

He designed a model that explains how quality services, service delivery and cost reduction should be attained in public universities in Uganda. He has published articles on performance management practices.

Kevin Kelloway (Saint Mary’s University, Canada) 2014

Past president of the Canadian Psychological Association. He is a prolific researcher having published over 150 articles, book chapters, and technical reports in addition to 14 authored/edited books. In 2007, Dr. Kelloway received the SMU President’s Award for Excellence in Research and in 2009. He is the Associate Editor of Work & Stress, the Journal of Occupational Psychology and the Journal of Organizational Effectiveness: People and Performance. As a consultant, Dr. Kelloway maintains an active practice consulting to private and public sector organizations on issues related to leadership, occupational health psychology and human resource management.

Avraham Kluger (Hebrew University of Jerusalem) 2014

He has published numerous articles in psychology journals and won several awards for his unique research. He is interested in the question of what happens if instead of giving feedback to others, we simply listen to them.  He pursues this question both academically (in laboratory experiments and field studies) and as a performance architect in organizations.

Steve W.J. Kozlowski (Michigan State University) 2014

A past president of SIOP and past editor of the Journal of Applied Psychology. His theory and research have shaped research in the areas of multilevel theory, organizational climate, newcomer socialization, team leadership, team development, training, and learning.

Barbara Kożusznik (University of Silesia) 2014

Author of over  100 publications - 26 books and  over 90 articles and invited chapters on social influence in organizations, psychological conditionings of innovativeness, applications of psychology in management, work team management, WOP psychologists competencies development. In 2005 – 2012 Vice – Rector for Students’ Affairs, International Cooperation and Promotion at the University of Silesia. President- Elect of Division 1 of IAAP, Work and Organizational Psychology.

Gary P. Latham (University of Toronto) 2006

One of the most influential work and organizational psychologists of all times. With Edwin Locke, he developed the most influential theory of motivation - goal setting. He also did classic studies in training and is the creator of the situational interview and behavioral observation scales. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA), Association for Psychological Science (APS), Academy of Management (AM), Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) and the Royal Society of Canada. He is a past president of CPA and SIOP and the current president of Division 1, International Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP). Together with Franco Fraccaroli and Jose Maria Peiro he formed the Alliance for Organizational Psychology when he was president of SIOP.

Claude Levy-Leboyer (University René Descartes Paris), 2006, deceased.

She contributed widely to the field of work and organizational psychology. She is a past president of IAAP and a founder of the European Network of Organizational Psychology.

Edwin Locke (University of Maryland, Emeritus) 2006

Dean’s Professor of Motivation and Leadership at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland. The Association for Psychological Science praised him, saying, "Locke is the most published organizational psychologist in the history of the field. His pioneering research has advanced and enriched our understanding of work motivation and job satisfaction. The theory that is synonymous with his name — goal-setting theory — is perhaps the most widely-respected theory in industrial-organizational psychology. His 1976 chapter on job satisfaction continues to be one of the most highly-cited pieces of work in the field."

Robert G. Lord (Durham University) 2014

He has published more than 125 journal articles and book chapters in leading I/O, psychology, and management sources. His research focuses on motivation and self-regulation, leadership perceptions and leadership skill development, information processing, ethical leadership behavior, leader behavior measurement, complexity leadership theory, and alternative perspectives on knowledge. He recently received the 2009 Leadership Quarterly distinguished scholar award for career contribution to the study of leadership and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Distinguished Scientific Contribution award for career contributions in 2012.

Christina Maslach (University of California at Berkeley) 2006

Professor of Psychology and Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education at the University of California at Berkeley. She conducted research in a number of areas within social and health psychology. Her major and lasting contribution lies in her pioneering work on job burnout.

John Meyer (Western University, Canada) 2014

His research interests include employee commitment, work motivation, leadership, and organizational change. His work has been published in leading journals in the field of I/O psychology (e.g., Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology) and management (e.g., Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management), and has been cited more than 49,000 times according to Google Scholar. He has consulted with private and public organizations in Canada on issues related to his research and has been invited to conduct seminars and workshops in Europe, Asia, and Australia.

Nigel Nicholson (London Business School) 2006

Before becoming a business psychologist he was a journalist, and he is a frequent commentator in the media on current business issues. He is widely known for pioneering the introduction of the new science of evolutionary psychology to business. His current major research interests include the psychology of family business, personality and leadership, gender issues and people skills in management. 

Lyman W. Porter (University of California at Irvine), 2006, deceased

Significant and influential contributor to I/O Psychology since the 1950's, with over 80 published articles and 12 books. His research focuses on the fundamental aspects of employee-organizational relationships. He was SIOP’s president in 1975–76 and was a trustee of the SIOP Foundation since its creation in 1996. He was one of our most distinguished and admired researchers, authors, and mentors.

Robert A. Roe (Universiteit Maastricht), 2006, deceased

During his career Robert worked at several universities in the Netherlands, and after his retirement from Maastricht University in 2009, he held positions at various universities in other countries. He was one of the initiators of the European Network of Work and Organizational Psychology Professors (ENOP) in 1980 aiming to promote the cooperation among the W&O Psychology professors in Europe. He initiated a series of conferences that later became the bi-annual EAWOP conference, and was one of the founders of the EAWOP and became the founding President (1991). In November, 2015 Robert was awarded a Doctorate Honoris Causa by the University of Valencia.

Simcha Ronen (Tel-Aviv University, Emeritus) 2014

His research interests include cross-cultural aspects of leadership behavior, employees' work values, managerial selection and training, and the implementation of organizational change. He has served as a consultant to public sector organizations and to various Fortune 500 companies, such as IBM, ITT and Motorola in the areas of management training and evaluation; organizational change and development; and strategy formulation for human resource management.

Eduardo Salas (University of Central Florida/ Rice University) 2014

A past president of SIOP, his research interests are in uncovering processes that facilitate teamwork and team effectiveness in organizations; how and why does team training work; how to optimize simulation-based training; how to design, implement and evaluate training & development systems and in generating evidence-based guidance for those in practice. He has worked and consulted to the aviation, healthcare, military, oil, and financial industries.

Virginia Schein (Gettysburg College, Emeritus) 2014

She is recognized internationally for her groundbreaking research on gender stereotyping and requisite management characteristics. She also conducts research on poor women and work issues. She was a representative of the IAAP at the United Nations. 

Benjamin Schneider (University of Maryland) 2006

SIOP President in 1984-1985. Innovator in the area of service climate. Author of 9 books, and 125 articles, including two of the ten most frequently cited articles published in the first 50-year history of Personnel Psychology. Schneider is known as one of the world’s leading experts on service quality, beginning with his research in the 1980s in which he studied the link between employee experiences and service quality. He was one of the first in the field to show how employee attitudes and data are vital to organizational strategy.

Norbert Semmer (University of Bern, Emeritus) 2014

His main areas of interest are occupational health psychology (stress and emotions at work) and efficiency, quality, errors and safety. In the newest version of the Resuscitation Guidelines, the American Heart Association recommends including issues of leadership and team coordination in resuscitation training; this recommendation is, among other research, based on his work on resuscitation. 

Peter B. Smith (University of Sussex at Brighton) 2006

Associate Editor of Applied Psychology: An International Review 2002-5; Past President, International Association for Cross-Cultural Psychology; Eminent cross cultural scholar, among others cross-cultural studies of organisational behaviour sampling 61 nations.

Paul Spector (University of South Florida) 2014

He is interested in how organizational factors, work-nonwork interface, and personal characteristics interact to affect employee health, safety, and well-being. Listed as one of the most frequent contributors to the Journal of Applied Psychology during the period 1980-1989. Recipient of 2014 Sage Publications Research Methods Distinguished Career Award.

Magnus Sverke (Stockholm University) 2014

His research interests include organizational change and its effects on employees, downsizing and job insecurity, labor market flexibility and employment contracts, employee attitudes and well-being, work climate and employee motivation, union member attitudes and behavior, as well as career development. 

Donald Truxillo (Portland State University) 2014

He chaired the International Affairs Committee for SIOP and was the first Chair of the Alliance's Program Committee. His research examines the methods employers use to hire workers and the way that applicants perceive their potential employer during recruitment and hiring.

Evert van de Vliert (University of Groningen) 2014

He has published more than 200 articles and book chapters, and 7 books. His work appeared in a wide variety of journals. Current research concentrates on comparative social science, with an emphasis on the interactive impacts of climatic cold, climatic heat, and wealth resources on national and organizational cultures around the globe. He received Lifetime Achievement Award (International Association for Conflict Management, 2005).

Annelies van Vianen (University of Amsterdam) 2014

She is the (co)author of 160 national and international scientific articles, book chapters, and professional articles on topics including person-organization fit, gender and work, intelligence, justice, self-regulation, and career development. Central to Van Vianen's research is the interaction between persons and their environment.

Jennifer Veitch (National Research Council Canada) 2014

She is best known for her research on lighting quality, individual controls, and office design effects on organizational productivity. Dr. Veitch is a Principal Research Officer at the National Research Council of Canada, where she has led research into lighting effects on health and behaviour for over 20 years.

Toby D. Wall (Sheffield University) 2006

Director of the Institute of Work Psychology and Director of the Economic and Social Research Council's Centre for Organization and Innovation. He has done the best and most influential work on job design and on theories of work behavior.

Wang Zhong-Ming (Zhejiang University, China ) 2010

Wang Zhong-Ming is professor of human resource management, organizational behaviour and entrepreneurship. He received his degrees from the University of Gothenburg, Sweden (1985) and Hangzhou University (1987). He is the former Executive Dean of the School of Management. He is also the Director of the Institute of Social Entrepreneurship at the GERC of Zhejiang University.

Peter Warr (Sheffield University) 2006

Over many years, Peter Warr has worked to advance applied psychology through the development of individuals and institutions, through international collaboration, and through research in organizations and communities. He is the most eminent applied psychologist in Europe.

Michael A. West (Aston Business School) 2006

He was the first one in Europe to supply theory and empirical work on innovation and groups. He has promoted understanding of the effectiveness of health service teams and organizations and the flourishing of those who work within them.

Bernhard Wilpert (University of Berlin), 2006, deceased

Contributed widely to work and organizational psychology. He wrote some of the most influential books on work and organizational psychology. Amongst others he studied work place safety and cross-cultural studies of participation and work attitudes. He is a past president of IAAP and is one of the founders of the European Network of Organizational Psychology.

Robert E. Wood (University of New South Wales, Sydney) 2006

He has made a significant contribution to the development of work motivation theory in general, and social cognitive theory more specifically. He has introduced social-cognitive theory to work and organizational psychology. Past editor of Applied Psychology: An International Review, and a member of the editorial board of several journals.

Sheldon Zedeck (University of California at Berkeley, Emeritus) 2006

SIOP President, 1986-1987. Research interests are in five areas: employment selection and validation models, with particular emphasis on reducing adverse impact against minorities; how to define success in law school and as an attorney and how to predict lawyer effectiveness; the relationship between work and family; how individuals process information prior to making decisions; the work values of Chinese employees.