Lori Foster Thompson
Lori Foster Thompson is an Associate Professor of Psychology at North Carolina State University. Her writing, speaking, and consulting work relate to employee reactions to emerging technologies, organizational surveys, and humanitarian work psychology. She’s published empirical articles, book chapters, and a book in these areas and her research has been featured in various outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, Fast Company, The Chronicle of Higher Education, and NPR. Lori has delivered over 100 presentations on the topics above to a variety of audiences worldwide. “Computer-Supported Collaboration and the Future of Work” is the title of the invited address she delivered at the Association for Psychological Science’s 2003 conference. More recent addresses include invited talks at Purdue University (2008), University of Otago (2009), University of Waikato (2009), Chinese University of Hong Kong (2009), National University of Singapore (2009), University College London (2009), and University of Barcelona (2010). Lori is a member of SIOP’s Executive Board and the editorial board of the Journal of Organizational Behavior, The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist (TIP), and Ergometrika, where she is Associate Editor. She is currently co-editing two books for SIOP’s Frontiers Series – one pertaining to the psychology of workplace technology and the other related to prosocial I-O.