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David L. Tomczak, The George Washington University

Honors and Awards

Dr. Ann Huffman and Dr. Heidi Wayment, both at Northern Arizona University, were recently awarded a $1.4 million Department of Defense grant for their research on psychological health and resilience of military personnel. The long-range goal of their work is to improve the quality of life for military personnel and they intend to develop a brief self-management app-based intervention that reminds individuals of the characteristics of a self-identity rooted in balance and growth (Wayment & Bauer, 2017).

Steven Rogelberg's new book, The Surprising Science of Meetings: How You Can Lead Your Team to Peak Performance, was named one of the top 10 leadership books to watch for in 2019 by the Washington Post.

Tiffany Poeppelman was featured on the Financial Times Top 50 Future Female Leaders list.

Ben Schneider was awarded the Walker Prize for the best article published in the SHRM journal People + Strategy in 2017 for his article, “How Companies Can Really Impact Service Quality.”

Transitions, New Affiliations, Appointments

Julia Fullick-Jagiela has been appointed chair of the Management Department in the School of Business at Quinnipiac University.

C. Allen Gorman was named chair of Management and Marketing at East Tennessee State University.

Ye Ra Jeong has joined Radford University faculty as assistant professor of Psychology.

Walter Reichman was elected as president of the Psychology Coalition of the United Nations.

The International Association of Applied Psychology Division 1 has announced new officers, with Barbara Kożusznik as president, Gary Latham as past president, Vicente Martinez-Tur as secretary, Lynda Zugec as Communications officer, Virginia Whelan as Membership chair, and Katarzyna Więcek-Jakubek as Coordinator.

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