Chad Parson is currently a graduate student and adjunct lecturer in the I/O Doctoral program at Baruch College, CUNY.  He entered the Doctoral program in the Fall of 2008. Prior to that, he received a B.A. degree in Psychology from City College, CUNY. His research interests include ethical decision-making in organizations, and issues surrounding personnel selection and developmental assessment.


Silzer, R. & Parson, C. (2011). SIOP membership and representation. The Industrial Psychologist, 49, 85-96.

Silzer, R., & Parson, C. (2012). Is SIOP inclusive? A review of the membership composition of Fellows, awards, appointments and volunteer Committees. The Industrial Psychologist, 49, 57-71.

Silzer, R., & Parson, C. (2012). Industrial/Organizational Psychology journals and the science-practice gap. The Industrial Psychologist, 49, 97-117.

Silzer, R. & Parson, C. (2012). SIOP member graduate education and employment focus. The Industrial Psychologist. 50, 119-129.

Silzer, R. & Parson, C. (In Press). Changes over time in members’ graduate education, employment focus and recognition by SIOP. The Industrial Psychologist.

Sommer, K., Parson, C., Bruno, S., Bourgeois, M. (2012). Sex and need for power as predictors of reactions to disobedience. Social Influence, 7, 1-20.


Parson, C., Wong, C., Leung, C., Bruno, S., Bourgeois, M., & Sommer, K. (January, 2011). Need for power and sex as predictors of reactions to disobedience. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.


Adjunct Lecturer, Baruch College, Department of Psychology

Courses Taught:

Experimental Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Intro to Psychology


Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), American Psychological Association (APA), Metropolitan New York Association of Applied Psychology (METRO), Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP)

The City University of New York