Mary Anne Taylor

Phone:  (864) 656-4714
Office:  410-I Brackett Hall
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  • PhD:  Industrial/Organizational Psychology (University of Akron, 1990)
  • MS:  Applied Psychology (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1985)

Research Interests:

  • Employment discrimination
  • Procedural justice
  • Retirement planning and the return to work

Selected Publications:

  • Taylor, M. A., Goldberg, C., Shore, L., & Lipka, P. (in press). The effects of retirement expectations and social support on post-retirement adjustment: A longitudinal analysis. Journal of Managerial Psychology.
  • Taylor, M. A., Shultz, K. Spiegel, P., Morrison, B., & Greene, J. (2007). Predicting the retirement adjustment of military retirees: The central role of expectations. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 37(8), 1697-1725.
  • Taylor, M. A., & Geldhauser, H. (2006). The challenges facing lower income workers: Problem identification and practical solutions. In K. Shultz & G. Adams’ Aging and Work in the 21st Century. Part of Applied Psychology series, E. Fleishman & J. Cleveland (Eds.).
  • Van Iddekenge, C., Taylor, M. A., & Eidson, C. (2005). Broad versus narrow facets of integrity: Predictive validity and subgroup differences. Human Performance, 18(2), 151-178.

Consulting Experience and Interests

  • Diversity management
  • Cross-cultural issues in management
  • Recruitment of women into non-traditional jobs
  • Recruiting/Retaining older workers
  • Test development and validation

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Psychological Association
  • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychologists
  • Society for Research on Aging

Teaching Responsibilities:

  • PSYCH 201, H201: Introduction to Psychology
  • PSYCH 861: Personnel Psychology
  • PSYCH 867: Legal Issues in Personnel
  • PSYCH 871: Personnel Testing