Marie Waung, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, Professor of Psychology
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College of Arts, Sciences, and Letters
Behavioral Sciences
Dean's Office
Wednesdays 12-1:00 pm via Zoom

Teaching Areas:

Master of Science in Psychology, Psychology, Women's & Gender Studies

Research Areas:

Industrial / Organizational Psychology, Professional Development

Biography and Education

Marie Waung is an Industrial/Organizational (I/O) psychologist. She earned her Ph.D. from The Ohio State University. She enjoys teaching I/O psychology courses, as well as statistics and research methods courses. Her research focuses on employee selection, employee self-promotion, and organizational entry and the development of psychological contracts. She has recently published in the Journal of Business and Psychology, International Journal of Selection and Assessment, and Basic and Applied Social Psychology.

Selected Publications

Mason, B., Lakshmanan, S., McAuslan, P., Waung, M., & Jia, B. (2022). Lighting a Path for Autonomous Vehicle Communication: The Effect of Light Projection on the Detection of Reversing Vehicles by Older Adult PedestriansInternational Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Special Issue: Occupational Risk Perception, Safety Training, and Injury Prevention in the New Intelligent Yet Complex Work Environments, 19, 14700-14715. 

Cao, Y., Lee, J. and Waung, M. (2022), Cultivating organizational attraction: a resource view on psychological contracts of career development among internsPersonnel Review, 52, 58-73. 

Lee, J. H., Waung, M., & Beatty, J. (2022). Internships and promises of diversity: How anticipatory psychological contracts shape employment intentions in the USInternational Journal of Human Resource Management, 33, 3560-3590. 

Waung, M., McAuslan, P., & Lakshmanan, S. (2021). Trust and Intention to Use Autonomous Vehicles: Manufacturer Focus and Passenger Control. Traffic Psychology and Behaviour80, 328-340. 

Hymes, R. W., & Waung, M. (2018). A laboratory experiment examining the effects of resume format (paper or video or both) on applicant evaluation, employing resume stimulus materials generated by MBA students. In SAGE Research Methods Cases.

Waung, M., McAuslan, P., DiMambro, J. M., & Mięgoć, N. (2017). Impression management use in resumes and cover lettersJournal of Business and Psychology, 32. 722-746.

McAuslan, P., & Waung, M. (2016). Billboard Hot 100 songs: Self-promotion over the past 20 years. Psychology of Popular Media Culture, 7, 171-184.

Waung, M., Hymes, R, Beatty, J. & McAuslan, P. (2015).  Self-promotion statements in video resumes: Frequency, intensity, and gender effects on job applicant evaluationInternational Journal of Selection and Assessment, 23, 345-360.

Loeb, R., Waung, M., & Sheeran, M. (2015).  Individual and familial variables for predicting successful completion of a juvenile justice diversion program.  Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 54, 212-237.

Waung, M., Hymes, R., & Beatty, J. E. (2014).  The effects of video and paper resumes on assessments of applicant personality, social skills, mental capability, and resume outcomesBasic and Applied Social Psychology, 36, 238-251.