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Klodiana Lanaj receives Distinguished Early Career Contributions-Science Award from SIOP

Klodiana Lanaj PhD has been recognized with the Distinguished Early Career Contributions-Science Award from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP).

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Bowling Green, Ohio February 13, 2019 - Klodiana Lanaj PhD has been recognized with the Distinguished Early Career Contributions-Science Award from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP).

The annual award is given to a SIOP member who has made significant contributions to the science of I-O psychology within seven years of receiving their PhD.

The awards committee evaluates the general nature and impact of the nominee's contributions, the most important contributions, and the status of the nominee in the estimation of other prominent I-O psychology scientists.

Since receiving her PhD in 2013, Dr. Klodiana Lanaj has produced 25 refereed publications, 20 of which are in the most prestigious outlets in I-O psychology (Journal of Applied Psychology, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Psychological Bulletin). Her research has focused mainly on leadership and self-regulation theories, and has been cited roughly 500 times. She has an h factor of 10--almost double her professional age--an impressive number for someone at such an early career stage.

Dr. Lanaj's work reflects a variety of skills resulting in a diverse portfolio including narrative and meta-analytic reviews, construct validation studies, lab studies, and field experiment studies. As a result of her impressive work, editors of several prestigious journals--Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Review, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes--have asked her to serve on their editorial boards. (159)

Klodiana Lanaj will be presented with the award during the opening plenary of the 34th Annual SIOP Conference, held April 4-6 at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in Washington DC/National Harbor. Learn more about the conference here.

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About SIOP

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.

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