Title: Professor Department: Human Resources Management Office: Alter Hall 350 Phone: 215.204.4106 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Research Interests: Demographic differences in the workplace; Diversity climate; Employee input
Dr. Avery’s Curriculum Vitae
Derek R. Avery, Ph.D., is a Professor of Human Resource Management and the Seymour Wolfbein Senior Research Fellow in the Fox School of Business at Temple University. Dr. Avery received his Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Rice University in 2001. His primary research interests are in workforce diversity (including, but not limited to racioethnicity, sex, age, experience, religion, and culture) and employee input mechanisms.
Dr. Avery is perhaps best known for his work on diversity climates, which has established them as: (a) instrumental in reducing demographic differences in employee engagement, absenteeism, turnover, and individual performance and (b) key drivers of unit-level customer satisfaction and sales growth. He is an active member of the Academy of Management and a fellow of the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology. Presently, he is an associate editor of the Journal of Business and Psychology and has served on editorial boards of numerous top tier journals in recent years. His publications total more than 50 articles and chapters and this research, which has earned commendation from the Academy of Management, has appeared in various outlets such as the Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Organization Science, Journal of Organizational Behavior, and Academy of Management Learning and Education.
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