Margaret E. Beier
Professor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Rice University, Houston, Texas
Beier's research examines the influence of individual differences in age, gender, abilities, and motivation as related to success in educational and organizational environments. In particular, she examines the cognitive, attitudinal, and motivational determinants of job and training performance, job choice and retirement, and the influence of these factors on lifelong development and learning. Her work has been funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF), and she is a fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychologists (SIOP) and a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (APS).