Bowling Green, Ohio March 21, 2019 - Seth Kaplan, PhD, has been named a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP).
Kaplan 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. Seth Kaplan is a consummate scientist-practitioner, highly accomplished at research, teaching, and service. He is a prolific scholar whose 45 peer-reviewed publications have received over 3000 citations. His program of research addresses the overarching themes of subjective experience of work and employee well-being, and team dynamics in high reliability and extreme contexts. The latter has helped shape how medical, airline, and mining team members communicate with each other in extreme conditions, been cited in major media outlets, and will be summarized in a forthcoming practice-oriented book on team dynamics. Dr. Kaplan's service to the profession includes leadership as chair of George Mason's I-O program and important work as the first chair of SIOP's Government Relations Advocacy Team (the GREAT committee).
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.