Welcome to the 2021 SIOP Virtual Doctoral Consortium!

The Lee Hakel Doctoral Consortium is a virtual development and networking event that includes a diverse set of I-O professionals who offer unique perspectives on the opportunities and challenges faced by both I-O practitioners and academics today. The Doctoral Consortium offers sessions in both the applied and academic tracks. We look forward to connecting with you during the following sessions.



Monday, March 29th 2:30pm CT - Networking happy hour via Zoom


All of the following sessions are online synchronously via Zoom. Each session begins with a 5 minute networking breakout, followed by 45 minutes of panelist Q&A, then 20 minutes of breakout discussions with panelists.


Tuesday, March 30th

  • 11:30am CT - How to survive your dissertationPanelists include Abby Corrington (Providence College), Trevor Watkins (West Texas A&M) and Martin Yu (HumRRO)


Thursday, April 1st - Q&A with Journal Editors (joint session with Early Career Faculty Consortium)

  • 11:30am CT Session 1 with editors from Academy of Management Journal (Laszlo Tihanyi) and Personnel Psychology (Berrin Erdogan)
  • 2:30pm CT Session 2 with editors from Journal of Applied Psychology (Lilian Eby), Journal of Management (Brian Connelly), and Journal of Business & Psychology (Steven Rogelberg)


Friday, April 2nd

  • 11:30am CT - Elevator speech. Led by Rick Jacobs (Penn State)


Tuesday, April 6th

  • 2:30 pm CT - Generating/evalutating new research ideas (joint session with Early Career Faculty Consortium.) Panelists include Allison Gabriel (U of Arizona) and Daisy Chang (Michigan State)


Thursday, April 8th

  • 11:30am CT - Getting an APPLIED job in the COVID-19 Job Market. Panelists include Tiwi Marira (Facebook), Jimmy Davis (RHR International), Kristin Saboe (Boeing/Georgetown), and Marty Alber (Personnel Board of Jefferson County)


Friday, April 9th

  • 2:30pm CT - Getting an ACADEMIC job in the COVID-19 Job MarketPanelists include James LeBreton (Penn State) and Richard Landers (University of Minnesota)


This event may be recorded for later on-demand access by paid consortium registrants only for a limited time. Registrants acknowledge and consent to their name, image, voice, and other representation potentially being included in such recordings that will be available to their co-attendees.


Questions: please contact Emily Hunter ( or Elliott Larson (


*Names in bold are SIOP members.