Bowling Green, Ohio March 21, 2019 - Eric Heggestad, PhD, has been named a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP).
Heggestad 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.
Over the past two decades, Dr. Eric D. Heggestad has made significant scholarly contributions in two principal areas: trait structure-performance relations and psychological measurement. His work in these areas has been rigorous, innovative and useful to many researchers in the field. He has received over $1M in external funding to support this research. A past recipient of the Jeanneret Award for Excellence in the Study of Individual or Group Assessment, Dr. Heggestad's work includes 42 chapters and journal articles, which have been cited over 4700 times (Google Scholar). In addition, he has made powerful and lasting contributions to the profession through his service to SIOP, including work on numerous key initiatives.
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.