Tara S Behrend
The George Washington University
Department of Organizational Sciences
Dr. Tara Behrend is an Associate Professor of Industrial/Organizational Psychology in the Department of Organizational Sciences and Communication at GW. Her research focuses on the ways information and communication technologies can influence individual and organizational performance. She is the director of the Workplaces and Virtual Environments Lab at GW, dedicated to understanding and improving individual relationships with workplace technology. She has conducted research funded by the State of North Carolina and IBM on the successful implementation and use of technological innovations in community colleges. She consults for a variety of public and private organizations in the areas of selection, workforce development and training. Her work has been published in top academic journals and has been featured in media outlets such as the Wall Street Journal and the Chronicle of Higher Education. She is a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and the Academy of Management.