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Allan H. Church
W. Warner Burke Associates, Inc.

Here's the latest set of awards, job changes, new contact information, and various other items of interest for SIOP members. If you would like to be included in the next issue, be sure to send your IOTAS to allanhc@aol.com.

Awards & Appointments

Congratulations to TIP's very own Steven Rogelberg (Informed Decisions) for recently receiving the Bowling Green State University Master Teacher Award. You can e-mail Steven at rogelbe@bgnet.bgsu.edu.

Meryl Ginsberg from the California School of Professional Psychology sent in the following item: Rodney Lowman, PhD, an I-O and clinical psychologist, has been appointed to the position of Systemwide Dean of the College of Organizational Studies at the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP). This is a new position created to facilitate the reorganization of all four CSPP campus organizational psychology programsin Alameda, Fresno, Los Angeles, and San Diegointo one overarching, cross-campus college within a larger university structure. Before assuming his current position, Dr. Lowman served as Director of the Organizational Psychology programs and the Organizational Consulting Center at CSPP-San Diego. Shortly after his arrival at CSPP, he was instrumental in the development of a new doctoral program in consulting psychology, slated to enroll its first students this fall. Dr. Lowman edited the 1998 APA-SIOP-published volume, The Ethical Practice of Psychology in Organizations. His 1993 book, Counseling and Psychology of Work Dysfunctions, also published by APA, is now in its third printing. He is now preparing a second edition of his 1991 The Clinical Practice of Career Assessment (APA), now in its sixth printing. He can be reached at (858) 623-2777 x. 364 or rlowman@mail.cspp.edu.

People on the Move

Steven Katzman wrote in to inform people that he has recently joined KPMG LLP as a Program Manager of Measurement and Evaluation within the company's Center for Leadership Development in Montvale, New Jersey. Steven can be reached at skatzman@kpmg.com or at (201) +307-7518.

Kevin J. Nilan, Karen B. Paul, Doug Molitor, and Jayson A. Shoemaker are pleased to welcome Kristofer J. Fenlason to the growing ranks in the HR Measurement Systems department at 3M. Kris joins the group in the role of Manager, Research & Assessment.

The Psychology Department at Virginia Tech is pleased to announce that Morrell Mullins has joined the faculty. Morrie joins John Donovan, Roseanne Foti, R. J. Harvey, and Neil Hauenstein in the I-O area, and can be reached at (540) 231-3133 or via e-mail at morrie@vt.edu.

Michelle Crosby, formerly with Aon Consulting, has joined Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide as Vice President of Organizational Effectiveness in White Plains, New York. Michelle can be reached at (914) 640-5206 or at michelle.crosby@starwoodhotels.com.

Heather R. Fox has resigned her position in the Testing Office of APA to join the faculty of the Human Resources Development Program at Towson University in Maryland. She will continue to manage the Occupational Health Psychology grant for APA, and all inquiries related to the grant should be directed to her at APA.

Books & Resources

Dennis Doverspike, University of Akron, Mary Anne Taylor, Clemson University, and Winfred Arthur, Jr., Texas A&M University, have recently completed a book entitled Affirmative Action: A Psychological Perspective. The book is available from Nova Science Publishers of Commack, New York. You can contact Dennis directly at DOORSDEN@aol.com  or 330-972-8372.

Bob Perloff wrote in to recommend the following new book to SIOP members: Mobbing: Emotional Abuse in the American Workplace by Noa Davenport, Ph.D., Ruth Distler Schwartz, and Gail Pursell Elliott. As always, Bob Perloff can be reached at RPERLOFF@katz.pitt.edu.

Other Items of Interest

Many of you may be interested to know that two of our own SIOP members are in the running for the upcoming American Psychological Society elections this year: Milt Hakel is on the ballot for APS President, and Shelly Zedeck is on for APS Member at Large. Good luck to both! May the SIOP force be with them.

Donald Cole, RODC is collecting the names of I-O Psychologists and O.D. consultants who would like to travel to Northern Ireland at their own expense to see if a new technology called Whole System Transformation/Future Search would be helpful with the troubles there. If you are interested, please contact Don Cole at The O.D. Institute at DonWCole@aol.com. Currently he has the names of 30 people who want to go. The proposed dates for the event are May 6-13, 2000 in Northern Ireland.

 


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