David Mayer named a 2017 Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Fellow

March 20, 2017

David Mayer was named a 2017 fellow in the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), a status reserved for “distinguished industrial and organizational psychologists who have made an unusual and outstanding contribution to the field.”

Mayer is Associate Professor of Management and Organizations and a core faculty member of the Center for Positive Organizations. His research interests concern social and ethical issues in organizations. Specifically, he conducts research in three major areas: (1) behavioral ethics, (2) organizational justice, and (3) workplace diversity. A hallmark of his research is a focus on the effects of the organizational context (e.g., leadership, coworkers, climate) on employees’ unethical and pro-social behavior.

SIOP, a division of the American Psychological Association, is specific to Industrial-organizational, the study of working and application of scientific method to issues impacting individuals, businesses, and society.