Paul J. Hanges, Ph.D. is Professor of Industrial/Organizational Psychology in the University of Maryland’s Psychology Department.   He is also an affiliate of the University of Maryland’s R. H. Smith School of Business and the Zicklin School of Business (Baruch College).  He was on the board of directors of OBA Bank from 2011 until the bank was sold in 2014. Originally from New York City, Paul received his Ph.D. from the University of Akron in 1987. 

 

Paul’s research centers on three themes: a) human resource practices, team/organizational diversity and organizational climate, b) leadership, team-processes, and cross-cultural issues, and c) dynamical systems theory.  He has published two books and written over 80 articles and book chapters.  His 2004 co-authored book, "Culture, Leadership, and Organizations: The GLOBE study of 62 Societies," book, won the M. Scott Myers Award for Applied Research from the Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychology. He won this award again in 2011 for his contribution to the construction of the SIENA Reasoning Test. His publications have appeared in such journals as Advances in Global Leadership, American Psychologist, Applied Psychology: An International Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of International Business Studies, andThe Leadership Quarterly. His 2014 co-authored book entitled "Strategic leadership across cultures: The GLOBE study of CEO leadership behavior and effectiveness in 24 countries" won the International Leadership Association and San Diego University’s Leadership Book Award for Scholarship. Finally, Paul is a fellow of the American Psychological Association, Association for Psychological Sciences, and the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology.  

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Areas of Interest

  • Diversity and Fairness
  • Personnel Selection and Testing
  • Cross-Cultural Leadership
  • Ethical Leadership/Toxic Leadership
  • Dynamic Systems & Processes
  • Research Methodology

Doctoral Programs

  • Social, Decision, and Organizational Sciences (SDOS)

Degrees

  • PhD
    1986; University of Akron, Akron, Ohio
  • MA
    1984; University of Akron, Akron, Ohio
  • BA
    1980; New York University

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