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American Psychological Association Honors Hui Liao

Jan 31, 2019
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Hui LiaoHui Liao, the endowed Smith Dean’s Professor in Leadership and Management at the University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business, has been selected as a fellow by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

“This prestigious honor is in recognition of outstanding accomplishments in the profession of industrial and organizational psychology and is awarded to only a few select recipients,” the fellowship committee wrote in its notification letter.

Liao came to Maryland Smith in 2008 from Rutgers University. She has a PhD from the University of Minnesota and an undergraduate degree from Renmin University of China.

Her research interests include leadership and human capital development, proactivity and creativity, service quality, high-performance work systems, and organizational justice and inclusion.

Previously she has received the Cummings Scholarly Achievement Award from the Academy of Management’s Organizational Behavior Division, and a Scholarly Achievement Award and Early Career Achievement Award from the academy’s Human Resources Division.

The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology is a division of the American Psychological Association. It publishes journals, hosts conferences and provides other resources to promote the science, practice and teaching of industrial and organizational psychology.


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