Bowling Green, Ohio March 21, 2019 - Beth Chung, PhD, has been named a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP).
Chung is one of 20 distinguished industrial-organizational psychologists to be awarded SIOP Fellow status on Thursday, April 4, 2019 at the 34th Annual SIOP Conference.
The profession of industrial and organizational psychology addresses the full range of human interactions in organizational settings. Members of the profession may be researchers, teachers, practitioners or administrators. They work in several settings including in business, government, consulting, and academia. SIOP Fellows may be recognized for outstanding contributions to the profession in any of these areas.
Dr. Beth Chung has worked in the diversity and inclusion field since 2005. Since then she has been an active leader in this area and has integrated her research with the larger fabric of her professional life both at San Diego State University and in SIOP. Dr. Chung became co-director of the Institute on Inclusiveness and Diversity in Organizations at SDSU in 2007 and director in 2013. She also became chair of the university's Diversity, Equity, and Outreach Committee in 2016. At SDSU she has integrated her D&I work with research on services management and leadership topics. She founded and became co-chair of SIOP's Committee on Ethnic Minority Affairs in 1997 and served as co-chair of SIOP's Membership Committee from 2000-2002.
To be considered for SIOP Fellow status, a member must be nominated by another member, and endorsed by at least three more SIOP Fellows. A member who has been active in the Society for ten years or more is eligible based on meaningful, sustained and unusual impact on the field.
The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) is an international professional organization with an annual membership of more than 10,000 industrial-organizational (I-O) psychologists. SIOP's mission is to enhance human well-being and performance in organizational and work settings by promoting the science, practice, and teaching of I-O psychology.