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Current Students

2020 Cohort

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    Kenneth Granillo-Velasquez
    B.S. Psychology, University of Iowa
    Advisor: Kevin Hoff 
    Research Interests: Individual Differences; Vocational Interests; Occupational Outcomes; Career Success; Personnel Psychology
    Email: kgranillovelasquez@outlook.com

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    Wenyi (Helen) Gu
    B.A. Psychology, University of California, Riverside
    M.S. Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Baruch College, CUNY
    Advisor: Vincent Ng 
    Research Interests: Leadership; Cross-cultural Differences; social media analysis
    Email: wenyihgu@gmail.com

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    Hannah Nelson
    B.S. Psychology, University of Florida
    B.A. Anthropology, University of Florida
    Advisor: Kevin Hoff 
    Research Interests: Diversity and inclusion; Gender; Individual differences; Personality
    Email: hannahsarahnelson@gmail.com

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    Lucy Schoolfield
    B.S. Public Health, University of Texas at San Antonio
    B.A. Psychology, University of Texas at San Antonio
    Advisor: Christiane Spitzmueller 
    Research Interests: Occupational Health Psychology; Vulnerable Populations; Agricultural Safety and Health
    Email: lschoolf@cougarnet.uh.edu

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    Frankie Torres
    B.S. Biochemistry, Texas A&M University
    Advisor: Christiane Spitzmueller 
    Research Interests: Leadership; Diversity; Teams
    Email: frankiejtorres3@gmail.com

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    Danielle Wilson
    B.A. Elementary Education, University of Kentucky
    M.S. Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Eastern Kentucky
    Advisor: Vincent Ng 
    Research Interests: Measurement Development; Quantitative Methods; Personnel Selection
    Email: dwilson11@uh.edu

2018 Cohort

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    Olusegun Babalola
    Master of Philosophy, Management (Specialization: Organizational Behavior), Lagos Business School, Nigeria
    Master of Science, Human-Centered Computer Systems, University of Sussex, UK
    Bachelor of Engineering, Computer Engineering, University of Birmingham, UK
    Advisor: Christiane Spitzmueller 
    Research Interests: Individual Career Orientations and Self-Regulation; Mindsets; Quantitative; Research Methods
    Email: obabalola4@uh.edu

  • Mary L Hotze

    Mary Louise Hotze
    B.A., Psychology, University of Texas at Austin
    Advisor: Kevin Hoff
    Research Interests: Individual Differences and Personality; Diversity and Inclusion; Organizational Climate and Culture; Leadership Development; Creativity and Innovation Support; Innovation
    Email: mlhotze@uh.edu

  • Zihan Liu

    Zihan Liu
    B.S., Psychology, Beijing Normal University
    Advisor: Dr. Robert Eisenberger
    Research Interests: Perceived Organizational Support; Workplace Incivility
    Email: psyzliu@gmail.com

  • Claire Simcox

    Clare Simcox
    B.B.A., Management and Human Resources, University of Wisconsin-Madison
    Advisor: Bob Eisenberger
    Research Interests: Perceived Organizational Support; Motivation; Self-efficacy
    Email: claresimcox@gmail.com

  • Drake Van Egdom

    Drake Van Egdom
    B.S., Psychology, Lehigh University
    Advisor: Christiane Spitzmueller
    Research Interests: Work-Family Interface; Childcare; Parental Leave
    Email: davanegd@central.uh.edu

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    Tina Zamanipour
    B.S., Psychology, University of Texas at Dallas
    Advisor: Kevin Hoff
    Research Interests: Humanitarian Work Psychology; Cultural, Social, and Ethical Issues; Future of Work 
    Email: tzamanip@central.uh.edu

2017 Cohort

  • Ms. Alonso

    Nicole Alonso
    M.A., I/O Psychology, Montclair State University
    B.A., Psychology, B.S., Rehabilitation Studies, East Carolina University
    Advisor: Vincent Ng
    Research Interests: Mentoring; Leadership Development; Social Issues in Management 
    Email: nalonso@central.uh.edu

  • Ms. Jeff-Eke

    Evonzia Jeff-Eke
    B.S., Biology, Clayton State University
    Advisor: Christiane Spitzmueller
    Research Interests: Occupational Health Psychology; Stress; Work-Family Conflict
    Email: ejeffeke@gmail.com

  • Mr. Maneethai

    Dustin Maneethai
    M.S., I/O Psychology, California State University, Long Beach
    B.A., Psychology & Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine
    Advisor: Alan Witt
    Research Interests: Perceived Organizational Support; Quantitative Methods; Diversity
    Email: dmaneeth@gmail.com

  • Ms. Samaniego

    Charissa Samaniego
    B.A., Psychology, B.S., Business Administration with an Emphasis in Management, University of Northern Colorado
    Advisor: Christiane Spitzmueller
    Research Interests: Diversity; Work-Family Conflict; Personality; Motivation
    Email: charissa.samaniego@gmail.com

  • Mr. Snyder

    Galen Snyder
    B.A., Psychology, Canisius College
    Advisor: Caitlin Porter
    Research Interests: Motivation; Goal-Setting Behavior; Personality
    Email: gsnyder@uh.edu

2016 Cohort

  • Ms. Ahmad

    Maryam Ahmad Kazmi
    B.S., Economics,
    Lahore University of Management Sciences
    Advisor: Christiane Spitzmueller
    Research Interests: Occupational Health Psychology; Work/Family Balance; Training; Aging Workforce  
    Emailmaryamahmad90@gmail.com

  • Ms. Fedorowicz

    Nikola Fedorowicz 
    B.A., Psychology, Syracuse University 
    Advisor: Alan Witt 
    Research Interests: Occupational Health and Safety; Stress; Diversity; Work-Family Conflict; Organizational Climate
    Email:  nfedorowicz@uh.edu 

  • Mr. Lewis

    Blaine A. Lewis
    B.S., Behavioral Neuroscience, Centre College
    Advisor: Robert Eisenberger
    Research Interests: Leadership, Individual Differences, Unethical Behaviors in the Workplace, Selection and Assessment 
    Email: Blaine.Lewis88@gmail.com 

  • Mr. Obasare

    Ricardo E. Obasare
    B.S., Actuarial Mathematics, Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)
    Advisor: Alan Witt
    Research Interests: Organizational Culture; Leadership; Training and Development; Cross-cultural Issues; Occupational Stress 
    Email:  robasare@uh.edu

  • Mr. Olson

    Mike Olson
    B.A., International Studies, University of Utah
    Advisor: Alan Witt
    Research Interests: Personality; Leadership
    Email:  olson.mikee@gmail.com

  • Mr. Rigby

    James Rigby
    B.S. Psychology, Utah State University
    Advisor: Caitlin Porter
    Research Interests: Turnover; Professional Networking; Methodological Issues 
    Email: jimmyrigby94@gmail.com

  • Ms. Tsao

    Allison Tsao
    B.S., Psychology, The University of Texas at Austin
    Advisor: Christiane Spitzmueller
    Research Interests: Diversity; Training and Development; Personality; Work-Family Conflict; Occupational Health and Safety  
    E-mail: allison.s.tsao@gmail.com 

  • Ms. Wen

    Cecilia (Xueqi) Wen
    M.P.A., Public Administration, University of Southern California
    B.S., Psychology, Zhejiang University
    Advisor: Robert Eisenberger
    Research interests: Perceived Organizational Support; Organizational Commitment; Emotion at Workplace
    Email: xwen5@uh.edu