• About

    I completed my Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology at the University at Albany, State University of New York in 2019. After holding a one-year appointment as a Lecturer of Management in the School of Business and Economics at the State University of New York at Plattsburgh, I accepted an offer in 2020 to join the Department of Psychological Science at Missouri University of Science and Technology. My primary areas of research are in the following domains:

    • Adjustment and socialization of organizational newcomers
    • Goal setting and motivation in work and achievement settings
    • Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

  • Publications

    Permzadian, V., & Credé, M. (2016). Do first-year seminars improve college grades and retention? A quantitative review of their overall effectiveness and an examination of moderators of effectiveness. Review of Educational Research, 86(1), 277–316. https://doi.org/10.3102/0034654315584955


    Islam, S., Permzadian, V., Choudhury, R. J., Johnston, M, & Anderson, M. (2018). Proactive personality and the expanded criterion domain of performance: Predicting academic citizenship and counterproductive behaviors. Learning and Individual Differences, 65, 41–49. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lindif.2018.05.016


    Luo, Y., Permzadian, V., Fan, J., & Meng, H. (2019). Employees’ social self-efficacy and work outcomes: Testing the mediating role of social status. Journal of Career Assessment, 27(4), 661674. https://doi.org/10.1177/1069072718795401


    Permzadian, V., & Cho, K. W. (2023). Does the format of an assessment (closed book or open book) affect learning? A systematic review of the literature. Teaching in Higher Education. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1080/13562517.2023.2289128


    Cho, K. W., & Permzadian,V. (2024).The impact of open educational resources on student achievement: A meta-analysis. International Journal of Educational Research. Advance online publication. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijer.2024.102365

  • Teaching

    I have taught the following courses:

    • Industrial-Organizational Psychology (Spring 2014, Fall 2016, Spring 2017, Spring 2018, Fall 2018)
    • Organizational Psychology (Spring 2022, Spring 2023)
    • Principles of Statistics (Fall 2013, Fall 2014, Spring 2015, Fall 2015, Spring 2016, Fall 2016)
    • Psychology of Personality (Fall 2013)
    • Introduction to Psychology (Fall 2017)
    • Principles of Management and Organizational Behavior (Fall 2019, Spring 2020)
    • Human Resource Management (Fall 2019)
    • Training and Development (Spring 2020)
    • Organizational Psychology* (Spring 2017)
    • People Analytics* (Spring 2017)
    • Training and Development* (Spring 2021, Spring 2022, Spring 2023) 
    • Personnel Selection* (Fall 2020, Fall 2021, Fall 2022, Fall 2023)
    • Industrial-Organizational Psychology* (Fall 2021, Fall 2022, Fall 2023)

    In Spring 2024, I will be teaching the following courses:

    • Organizational Psychology
    • Training and Development*

    *Denotes a graduate-level course

  • Contact

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