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Carryl Baldwin

Associate Professor of Psychology

Expertise: Vehicle Safety Devices, Driving Distractions, Auditory Signals and Warnings, Auditory Cognition, "Smart" Cars, Visual and Spatial Learning

Carryl Baldwin has more than 15 years of experience investigating human factors issues in mental workload, surface and air transportation and cognitive aging.

Her primary research interests are in the area of applied auditory cognition, where she examines the way people interact with and respond to auditory warning signals in vehicles. She also, with funding from organizations such as the National Highway Traffic Safety Foundation, works to inform policy surrounding the standardization of auditory vehicle safety signals such as crash and collision warnings.

Baldwin's work is also funded by the Office of Naval Research, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, National Science Foundation and the Department of Transportation. Previously she has successfully completed multiple projects for the National Institutes of Health and both NASA Langley and NASA Ames.

She is a member of Mason's Arch Lab and conducts research projects using the department's driving simulator, EEG, ERP, EKG and eye tracking devices, and other equipment.

She is the author of 14 peer reviewed journal publications, 1 book, 12 book chapters and over 50 scientific conference proceedings to date.

Media Contact: Michele McDonald, 703-993-8781,

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Reeshad Dalal

Associate Professor of Industrial and Organizational Psychology

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Expertise: Deviant Behavior, Workplace Homicide/Suicide, (In)Justice/(Un)Fairness, Antisocial Behavior, Sexual Harassment, Employee Engagement, Job Satisfaction, Decision-making, Advice-taking and Advice-Giving

Reeshad S. Dalal received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2003. His research interests are in the areas of employee performance (primarily citizenship behavior and counterproductive/deviant behavior), decision-making (primarily decision-making competence/skill and the giving and taking of advice), job attitudes (primarily job satisfaction, employee engagement, and employee moods/emotions) and the nature of the work situation.

He currently serves on the editorial boards of the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of Applied Psychology, and the Journal of Business and Psychology. In addition to his academic work, he has consulted on applied projects related to job attitudes, work experiences, program evaluation, content validity, standard-setting, decision-making, and forecasting.

Media Contact: Michele McDonald, 703-993-8781,

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Eden King

Assistant Professor of Industrial/Organizational Psychology

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Expertise: Workplace discrimination, workplace diversity, diversity programs, gender discrimination

Dr. Eden King joined the faculty of the Industrial-Organizational Psychology program at George Mason University after earning her Ph.D. from Rice University in 2006. Her research focuses on how businesses can manage equitable and diverse organizations.

Some of her recent work has involved studies on how pregnant women are discriminated against when applying for jobs; and how diversity in the workplace suffers when the economy is bad.

Her research, which has appeared in outlets such as the Journal of Applied Psychology, Human Resource Management, Perspectives of IO Psychology, and Group and Organization Management, addresses three primary themes: 1) discrimination and barriers to work-life balance in organizations, 2) consequences of such challenges for its targets and their workplaces, and 3) individual and organizational strategies for reducing discrimination and increasing support for families.

In addition to her academic positions, Dr. King has consulted on projects related to diversity training programs and has worked as a trial consultant. She is currently on the editorial board of the Journal of Management and the Journal of Business and Psychology.



Media Contact: Michele McDonald, 703-993-8781,