University of South Carolina

Darla Moore School of Business professor named fellow

Dr. Rob Ployhart, an associate professor of management at the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina, has been named a fellow of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

The SIOP is a division of the American Psychological Association and an organizational affiliate of the Association for Psychological Science. To be named a fellow, scholars must have made outstanding contributions to the field.

Ployhart, a leading expert in staffing, personnel selection and recruitment, has written two books. His research is featured in top journals and human-resource publications. He has served on the editorial board of six scholarly journals. He has received professional awards and honors from SIOP and the Human Resource Division of the Academy of Management for his research contributions. In 2009, he earned the American Psychological Association’s Distinguished Scientific Award for Early Career Contribution to Psychology.

By Office of Media Relations

Posted: 01/26/11 @ 1:00 PM | Updated: 01/26/11 @ 1:04 PM | Permalink