Bowling Green, Ohio March 21, 2019 - Steve Jex, PhD, has been named a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP).
Jex 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. Steve Jex, best known for his research on work stress, was a founding member of the Society for Occupational Health Psychology. Many of his contributions came early in the field's development and thus had significant impact on it, extending our understanding of the relationship between stress and a wide range of workplace topics. His extensive list of publications includes a textbook on organizational psychology, now in its third edition. Dr. Jex has served as the program director for I-O psychology programs at the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Bowling Green State University and the University of Central Florida, where he's positively influenced countless faculty and students both through his administrative work and through his extensive student mentorship.
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.