Gary Latham is Secretary of State Professor of Organizational Behaviour at Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto. He also has a cross appointment as graduate faculty in the Centre for Industrial Relations, the Department of Psychology, and the Faculty of Nursing. Before joining University of Toronto in 1990, Dr. Latham was Ford Motor Research Professor at the Business School, University of Washington for 7 years. His research focuses on employee motivation, performance appraisal and training. He is also examining ways of increasing organizational justice and citizenship in the workplace. He has published numerous books and articles.
Dr. Latham is the recipient of numerous awards and honors, most recently being the James McKeen Cattell Award for Lifetime of Outstanding Contributions to Applied Psychological Research (2009-2010) from APS. He serves on numerous editorial boards and is currently on the Board of Directors for the Society for Human Resource Management and is past president of the Canadian Psychological Association and SIOP.