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Lynn K. Bartels received her Ph.D. in I/O Psychology from the University of Akron and started teaching at SIUE in 1991. She is currently the Associate Chair of Department of Psychology and teaches courses in I/O Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Employee Development, Psychological Testing, and Statistics. Her research interests include employee selection and development, particularly the use of assessment centers, and sexual harassment. Her work has been published in the Journal of Business and Psychology, Journal of Social Behavior and Personality, Journal of Psychology, and Public Productivity and Management Review. Dr. Bartels has worked in human resource consulting for public and private sector organizations. She has experience in human resource selection, test validation, structured interviewing, assessment centers, training, outplacement, and more. She is active in several professional associations, including Gateway I/O Psychologists, Society for I/O Psychology, Academy of Management, and American Psychological Association.

Catherine Daus is the director of the I/O Masters program and a professor at SIUE. She teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in I/O Psychology, Organizational Psychology, Groups, Stress, and Statistics. She received both her Master of Science and her doctorate in I/O Psychology from Purdue University in 1994. Her research interests include mood and emotion at work, stress and coping at work, and diversity issues. Her work has been published in the Academy of Management Executive and the International Review of I/O Psychology. Dr. Daus is active in various professional organizations, including Gateway I/O Psychologists, Society for I/O Psychology, American Psychological Society, and the American Psychological Association. She also consults on stress management and survey design.

Cynthia R. Nordstrom received her doctorate from the University of Akron in Industrial/ Organizational Psychology in 1991. She joined the SIUE faculty in 2000. Prior to that, she taught for nine years at Illinois State University where she co-coordinated the master's program in I/O Psychology. Dr. Nordstrom teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in I/O Psychology, Organizational Psychology, Leadership and Motivation, Organizational Development, Social Psychology and Statistics. Her research interests include employee selection, training readiness, and undergraduate course design. Her work has been published in journals such as Journal of Business and Psychology, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Basic and Applied Social Psychology and Journal of Social Behavior and Personality. She is an active member of the American Psychological Association, Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and American Business Women's Association. Dr. Nordstrom also works as an organizational consultant on issues such as attitudinal assessment, employee selection, development and retention, and occupational burnout.

Joel T. Nadler received his Ph.D. in applied psychology from Southern Illinois University Carbondale in 2010. Dr. Nadler teaches Social Psychology, I/O Psychology, and Foundations of Psychology. His research focuses on stereotypes and social roles and he is interested in the explicit and implicit measurement of workplace bias. Currently, he is examining gender role expectations and their effects on organizational decision making, specifically the role familiarity may have on mitigating bias in decision-making. His research has been published in journals such as Journal of Applied Social Psychology, American Journal of Evaluation, and Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies. Dr. Nadler consults on issues such as data analysis, survey design, online research methods, program evaluation and 360-degree feedback.