Surizaday is a senior majoring in Psychology and Economics at the University of Houston. She is currently involved in multiple research projects in an I/O lab with psychology faculty. She is an upcoming vice-president for the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society. Upon graduation, Surizaday aspires to obtain a PhD in I/O Psychology in order to contribute to the field of research. Her research interests include work safety, personnel selection, job satisfaction, workplace stressors, and personality testing.
Biographies of the 2013 fellows
Charlie is a resident of Tchula, MS and a senior at Mississippi Valley State University studying Sociology. He is the president of the Social Sciences Student Council. He has many research interests, including nuclear energy, environmental justice, and the history of sexual politics. After graduation, his goal is to attend a research university and earn a Master’s and PhD in Sociology. His career goals include working at a non-profit research center and contributing as a staff writer to an eco-socio-political magazine such as Mother Jones.
Salwa is an international student from Morocco. She graduated in May 2012 with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration from USF and is currently completing her second Bachelor’s in Psychology at USF and will apply to I/O PhD programs for Fall 2014. Salwa is currently writing her undergraduate thesis and volunteers as a research assistant in an I/O lab that conducts research on workplace leadership and diversity. Her research interests are motivation and job satisfaction. Her professional goals are either to pursue a career in academia or to start her own consulting company.
Kristen is a senior at Missouri State University majoring in Psychology with a CFD minor. Kristen enjoys psychology-related activities and is pursuing a career in organizational psychology. She is currently vice-president of her sorority, a member of a research team collecting quantitative data on the issue of bullying, and helping develop a diversity training program. After completing her undergraduate degree, Kristen plans to enroll in a master’s program. Her research interests include employee training, assessment, work productivity, intercultural relations and human resources.