Fac/Staff profile

Marie Waung


Professor of Psychology
4061 CASL Building
4901 Evergreen Rd
Dearborn, MI 48128
T 3:00 – 4:00, W 12:00 – 1:00, R 9:30 – 10:30, or by appointment


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.

Research Areas:

Selected Publications

Waung, M., McAuslan, P., DiMambro, J. M., & Mięgoć, N. (2016, September 7). Impression management use in resumes and cover letters. Journal of Business and Psychology. Advanced online publication.

McAuslan, P., & Waung, M. (2016, June 30). Billboard Hot 100 songs: Self-promotion over the past 20 years. Psychology of Popular Media Culture. Advanced online publication.

Waung, M., Hymes, R, Beatty, J. & McAuslan, P. (2015).  Self-promotion statements in video resumes: Frequency, intensity, and gender effects on job applicant evaluation.  International 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 outcomes.  Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 36, 238-251.  

Waung, M. & Cochran-Miller, C. (2010).  Industrial/organizational psychology.  In S. E. Hockenbury & D. H. Hockenbury, Introduction to Psychology, fifth edition.  New York, NY:  Worth Publishing.

 Waung, M. & Brice, T. S. (2007).  The effect of acceptance/rejection status, status notification, and organizational obligation fulfillment on applicant intentions.    Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 37,2048-2071.

 Waung, M. & Jones, D. R. (2005).  The effect of feedback packaging on ratee reactions.  Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 35, 1630-1655.

Teaching Areas:


Member for
2 years 3 weeks
Back to top of page