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Assistant Professor

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Websites

Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Management and Entrepreneurship

    Tippie College of Business

Education

  • PhD in Organizational Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012
  • LLB in Law, Peking University Law School, 2007
  • BS in Psychology, Peking University, 2007

Areas of Interest

  • Gender and Diversity in Organizations (gender gaps in STEM, gender & leadership)
  • Individual Differences (Personality, Interests)
  • Person-Environment Fit
  • Quantitative Research Methods, Meta-Analysis

Selected Awards & Honors

  • Early Career Faculty Research Award, The University of Iowa Tippie College of Business, 2019
  • Tippie Research Excellence Grant, The University of Iowa Tippie College of Business, 2019
  • Old Gold Summer Faculty Fellowship, The University of Iowa, 2018
  • Mamie Phipps Clark Research Grant - Faculty Award, Psi Chi, The International Honor Society in Psychology, 2017
  • James C. Johnson Student Paper Award, International Personnel Assessment Council (IPAC), 2011
  • Graduate Student Research Award, Society of Vocational Psychology, 2010
  • List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent by Their Students, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010

Selected Publications

Selected Presentations

  • Su, R., Tay, L., Liao, H., Zhang, Q. & Rounds, J. (2019, April) Toward a dimensional model of vocational interests. Paper presented at the 34th annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Washington, District of Columbia.
  • Su, R., Zhang, Q., Tay, L. & Liu, Y. (2018, April) Modeling congruence in organizational research with latent moderated structural equations (LMS). Paper presented at the 33rd annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, Illinois.
  • Su, R. (2016, October) “Fit” matters: The role of interests and interest congruence in predicting career choice, performance, and persistence. Invited Talk presented at School of Engineering Education Research Seminar Series, West Lafayette, Indiana.
  • Su, R. (2016, July) Vocational Interests, Career Success, and Gendered Career Paths: Five Decades of Evidence. Keynote/Plenary Address presented at Annual Tübingen Summer Series on Personality Psychology, Tübingen, Germany.
  • Su, R. (2016, April) Do What You Love: The Science of Interests and Their Role in Career Choice and Success. Keynote/Plenary Address presented at Annual Psi Chi Lecture, St. Louis, Missouri.
  • Schulz, N. & Su, R. (2016, April) Gender differences in leadership interests across generations: A meta-analysis. Poster presented at the 31st annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Anaheim, California.
  • Su, R., Porter, C., Wille, B. & De Fruyt, F. (2016, April) Relative importance of personality and interests in predicting career success. Paper presented at the 31st annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Anaheim, California.
  • Su, R. & Rounds, J. (2016, April) The nature of interests. Paper presented at the 31st annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Anaheim, California.
  • Su, R. (2015, May) New Directions in Interest Assessment: Methodological Issues, Debates, and Solutions. Symposium presented at the 27th annual convention of the Association for Psychological Science, New York, New York.
  • Su, R. (2014, October) Understanding women’s underrepresentation in STEM: The role of career preferences. Invited Talk presented at Diversity and Inclusion Research Project Symposium, West Lafayette, Indiana.

Editorial & Review Activities

  • European Journal of Personality, Reviewer.
  • European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, Reviewer.
  • Journal of Management, Reviewer.
  • Journal of Personality, Reviewer.
  • Journal of Research in Personality, Reviewer.
  • Leadership Quarterly, Reviewer.
  • Organizational Research Methods, Reviewer.
  • Personnel Psychology, Reviewer.
  • Psychological Bulletin, Associate Editor.
  • Psychological Science, Reviewer.