APA Honors Professor Lyness
Dr. Karen Lyness, Professor of Psychology and the head of the doctoral program in industrial/organizational psychology, was elected a Fellow in the American Psychological Association (APA) in August. This award is given in recognition of outstanding contributions to the field of psychology, and Dr. Lyness was honored for her research and its impact.
Dr. Lyness's research involves women in executive and managerial roles, the work/life interface of managers, cross-cultural influences, and other issues related to workforce diversity. In 2003 Dr. Lyness received the Sage Lifetime Achievement Award from the Gender and Diversity in Organizations division of the Academy of Management.