March 21, 2019: Mary Ann Hanson, PhD, was been named a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP).
Dr. Mary Ann Hanson was one of 20 distinguished industrial-organizational psychologists to be awarded SIOP Fellow status on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at the 34th Annual SIOP Conference.
Dr. Hanson has played major roles in research projects for federal and state agencies, the US military and educational organizations. Her vita includes work for the US Army and Air Force, the FAA, the Alabama Department of Transportation, the National Science Foundation and the American College Testing Organization. She generated key proposal ideas, conducted and led significant research, and wrote technical reports, articles and book chapters disseminating results of the research. Dr. Hanson has had important leadership roles in projects studying selection, crew resource management skills, job training and rotation, and career development. Her work in these areas certainly helped the client organizations, and also made important contributions to the I-O psychology literature and knowledge base.
The profession of industrial and organizational psychology addresses the full range of human interactions in organizational settings. Members of the profession may be researchers, teachers, practitioners or administrators. They work in several settings including in business, government, consulting, and academia. SIOP Fellows may be recognized for outstanding contributions to the profession in any of these areas.
To be considered for SIOP Fellow status, a member must be nominated by another member, and endorsed by at least three more SIOP Fellows. A member who has been active in the Society for ten years or more is eligible based on meaningful, sustained and unusual impact on the field.
The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) is an international professional organization with an annual membership of more than 10,000 industrial-organizational (I-O) psychologists. SIOP's mission is to enhance human well-being and performance in organizational and work settings by promoting the science, practice, and teaching of I-O psychology.