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Juan M. Madera Professor, Curtis L. Carlson Endowed Professor

Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, M.A., Rice University; B.A., California State University, Dominguez Hills.

Expertise & Research Interests

  • Diversity and Discrimination in the Workplace
  • Employment Interview and Selection Issues
  • Training and Development
  • Research Methodology

Career Highlights
Joined the faculty in 2008 as an assistant professor, earned tenure and promoted to associate professor in 2014, promoted to full professor in 2020; honored with the Curtis L. Carlson Endowed Professor in August 2021; author of more than 80 peer-reviewed journal articles, trade articles and book chapters; recipient of numerous grants and fellowships from such institutions as the National Science Foundation, USDA-National Institute of Food and Agriculture, Sloan Foundation and Ford Foundation; a fellow for the Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychology and serves as an editorial board member of numerous peer-reviewed journals (e.g., Journal of Business and Psychology, Personnel Assessment and Decisions, and International Journal of Hospitality Management); serves as a research fellow for the Center for Advancement UH Faculty Success where he is involved in both research and policy work for the promotion and tenure process; and holds a joint teaching appointment with the Department of Management & Leadership at UH’s Bauer College of Business.