Talya Bauer (Ph.D., Purdue University) is an award-winning research and teacher who is a recognized leader in understanding the socialization and onboarding of new employees. She specializes in relationships at work and how they influence individual and organizational effectiveness and well-being during the employment life cycle. She has acted as a consultant for dozens of government, Fortune 1,000, and start-up organizations and was a Visiting Scholar at Google. Her work includes individuals around the world in banking, high tech, apprenticeships, court/police settings, job applications, student roles, research science, manufacturing, nursing, government, teaching, in the executive suite, health care, and those doing temporary work.

This work has been covered in the New York Times, Harvard Business Review, USA Today, and Business Week as well as appearing on National Public Radio’s All Things Considered, and KGW News.

Talya has served in elected positions including President of SIOP and she currently serves as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Applied Psychology (and is the former Editor of Journal of Management). She is a Fellow of SIOP, APA, APS, and IIAP.

She has given nearly 200 refereed and invited presentations including keynote addresses and invited talks in Australia, Canada, Costa Rica, France, Greece, Holland, Italy, Norway, Singapore, Spain, Turkey, the UK, and throughout the United States. Her research has resulted in over 150 refereed journal publications, book chapters, white papers, and books. Her work has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, National Institutes of Health, the SHRM Foundation, the SIOP Foundation, and the Oregon Transportation Research Consortium, and has been published in research outlets such as the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Learning and Education Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Personnel Psychology, and SIOP’s I/O Psychology Perspectives on Science and Practice