SIOP recognizes Kurt Kraiger for distinguished teaching career

Kurt Kraiger, Ph.D., has been honored with the Distinguished Teaching Contributions Award from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

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Bowling Green, Ohio February 13, 2019 – Kurt Kraiger, PhD, has been honored with the Distinguished Teaching Contributions Award from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP).

The annual award is given in recognition of a SIOP member who has a sustained record of excellence in teaching, as evidenced in the classroom or Web-based teaching, student development, and community service via teaching. Criteria considered by the award committee are flexible and include excellence in teaching and teaching-related professional activities, and the accomplishments of the nominee’s students.

Professor Kraiger has taught for over 38 years at both the undergraduate and graduate levels in psychology and business, including MBA, HR master’s, and executive education students. Dr. Kraiger has graduated 20 PhDs and supervised approximately 140 master’s students over his career.

He has also created two I-O masters programs from the ground up: One of these was a traditional “brick-and-mortar” program at the University of Colorado at Denver, the other was the first fully online I-O master’s programs at a primary educational institution, Colorado State University. He has published 23 peer-reviewed articles or chapters with 19 different students and coauthored conference presentations with 44 different students.

Over the last 3 years, he has taught 18 different courses at the graduate and undergraduate levels, including History of Psychology and Multivariate Statistics. Dr. Kraiger is a Fellow of SIOP and APS, and was the 2017 winner of the Fine Grant for Research on Job Analysis. (154)

Kurt Kraiger will be presented with the award during the opening plenary of the 34th Annual SIOP Conference, held April 4-6 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington DC/National Harbor. Learn more about the conference here.

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About SIOP

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.

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