Our Team

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Dr. Paul Blake

Lab Director

Dr. Paul Blake is an accomplished organizational psychologist with a passion for understanding the intricacies of leadership dynamics and organizational culture. With over 15 years of experience in academia and industry consulting, Dr. Blake brings a wealth of expertise to the lab. His research focuses on transformational leadership, employee motivation, and organizational change. Dr. Blake is dedicated to fostering a collaborative research environment and mentoring the next generation of scholars.

Dr. Jamal Patel

Senior Research Scientist

Dr. Jamal Patel is a leading expert in diversity and inclusion within organizational contexts. With a background in social psychology, Dr. Patel’s research explores the impact of diversity initiatives on team performance, employee engagement, and organizational effectiveness. His work emphasizes the importance of creating inclusive work environments where all employees feel valued and empowered to contribute their unique perspectives.

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Dr. Emily Nguyen

Research Associate

Dr. Emily Nguyen specializes in employee well-being and work-life balance. With a focus on applied research, Dr. Nguyen seeks to identify practical strategies for promoting mental health and resilience in the workplace. Her research integrates principles from positive psychology, mindfulness, and organizational behavior to develop interventions that enhance employee satisfaction and productivity.

Dr. Michael Thompson

Postdoctoral Fellow

Dr. Michael Thompson is a rising star in the field of organizational psychology, with a keen interest in teamwork and collaboration. His research investigates the factors that contribute to effective team performance, including communication patterns, decision-making processes, and interpersonal dynamics. Dr. Thompson’s work combines qualitative and quantitative methods to provide holistic insights into team effectiveness.

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Sophia Ramirez

PhD Candidate

Sophia Ramirez is a doctoral candidate in organizational psychology, bringing a fresh perspective and enthusiasm for research to the lab. Her dissertation focuses on the role of trust in leadership relationships and its impact on organizational outcomes. Sophia’s interdisciplinary background in sociology and management enriches her research approach, allowing her to explore complex organizational phenomena from multiple angles.

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Jonathan Lee

Research Assistant

Jonathan Lee is a dedicated research assistant with a passion for data analysis and experimental design. Currently pursuing a master’s degree in organizational behavior, Jonathan provides invaluable support to ongoing research projects in the lab. His attention to detail and technical expertise ensure the rigor and reliability of research findings, contributing to the advancement of knowledge in the field.