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Juan M. Madera Professor, Curtis L. Carlson Endowed Professor

Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, M.A., Rice University; B.A., California State University, Dominguez Hills.

Expertise & Research Interests
  • Diversity and Discrimination in the Workplace
  • Employment Interview and Selection Issues
  • Training and Development
  • Research Methodology
Career Highlights
Juan M. Madera is the Curtis L. Carlson Endowed Professor at the Conrad N. Hilton College of Global Hospitality Leadership, University of Houston (UH). His research interest includes diversity and discrimination in the workplace. He has authored more than 90 peer-reviewed journal articles, popular press articles, and book chapters. He is the recipient of numerous grants and fellowships, including from the NSF, USDA-NIFA, Sloan Foundation, and the Ford Foundation. Dr. Madera is Fellow for the Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychology and serves as an Associate Editor and editorial board member of numerous peer-reviewed journals (e.g., Journal of Business and Psychology, Personnel Assessment and Decisions, and International Journal of Hospitality Management). He also serves as a research fellow for the Center for Advancement UH Faculty Success where he is involved in both research and policy work for the promotion and tenure process. Dr. Madera received a doctoral degree in Industrial - Organizational Psychology from Rice University.