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Associate Dean, Professor of Psychology
Marie Waung
4061 CASL Building
4901 Evergreen Rd
Dearborn, MI 48128

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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.

Teaching and Research

Selected Publications

Waung, M., McAuslan, P., & Lakshmanan, S. (Published online: 1 June 2021). Trust and Intention to Use Autonomous Vehicles: Manufacturer Focus and Passenger Control. Traffic Psychology and Behaviour.  https://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2021.1916775.

Lee, J. H., Waung, M., & Beatty, J. (Published online: 10 May 2021). Internships and promises of diversity: How anticipatory psychological contracts shape employment intentions in the US. International Journal of Human Resource Management. https://doi.org/10.1080/09585192.2021.1916775 

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. http://dx.doi.org/10.4135/9781526438416

Waung, M., McAuslan, P., DiMambro, J. M., & Mięgoć, N. (2017). Impression   management use in resumes and cover letters. Journal of Business and   Psychology, 32, 722-746.  https://0-link-springer-com.wizard.umd.umich.edu/article/10.1007%2Fs10869-016-9470-9   

McAuslan, P., & Waung, M. (2016). Billboard Hot 100 songs: Self-promotion over the past 20 years. Psychology of Popular Media Culture. 7, 171-184. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/ppm0000118

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.http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/ijsa.12119

Loeb, R. C., Waung, M, & Sheeran, M. (2015).  Individual and familial variables for predicting successful completion of a juvenile justice diversion program. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 25, 212-237.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/10509674.2015.1023482

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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/01973533.2014.894477



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