Dr. Shiyang Su is an Assistant Professor of Psychology in the Industrial/Organizational Psychology program. Her research is focused on applying novel methods/models to study topics of employee well-being, adaptability, and workplace deviance. She is interested in studying the dynamics, trajectories and variabilities of these constructs over time using advanced longitudinal models. She is also interested in applying modern psychometrics to evaluate and develop better measures, and utilizing machine learning techniques to study complex data in I/O psychology. She has published in journals including Journal of Management, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Journal of Business and Psychology, Journal of World Business, as well as Harvard Business Review. Her research has received over $1 million in funding from agencies, including the Army Research Institute, Army Medical Research Acquisition Activity, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, among others. She directs the Psychometrics Lab. Dr. Su earned her Ph.D. in Educational Psychology (Measurement track) and M.S. in Statistics from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities.

Currently accepting students for fall 2024


  • Shoss, M. K., Su, S., Schlotzhauer, A. E., & Carusone, N. (2023). Working hard or hardly working? An examination of job preservation responses to job insecurity. Journal of Management, 49(7), 2387-2414.
  • Peng, Y., Park, Y., Su, S., & Ma, J. (2023). Developing and Testing a Model of Dynamic Changes in Work–School Conflict and Workplace Deviance Over Time. Journal of Business and Psychology, 38(3), 589-605.
  • Su, S., Taylor, S. G., & Jex, S. M. (2022). Change of heart, change of mind, or change of willpower? Explaining the dynamic relationship between experienced and perpetrated incivility change. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 27(1), 22.
  • Su, S., Wang, C., & Weiss, D. J. (2021). Performance of the S− χ2 statistic for the multidimensional graded response model. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 81(3), 491-522.
  • Min, H., & Su, S. (2020). Examining relationships between personality profiles and organizational health outcomes. Personality and Individual Differences, 164, 110118.

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