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Raju Lecture Series: "200+ Years of Occupational Safety: The Contributions of Applied Psychologists"

Save the date for the Spring 2017 Nambury S. Raju Lecture, featuring Michael Burke of Tulane University.

Michael J. Burke (Ph.D. PSYC ’82) is the Lawrence Martin Chair in Business at Tulane University’s Freeman School of Business and holds an adjunct appointment in the university's Department of Psychology.  Presently, his research and practice efforts are focused in the areas of workplace safety and organizational research methodology. In 2006, he was awarded the Decade of Behavior Research Award for his research on workplace safety from a federation of professional scientific associations and, he has served, by appointment of the U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services, on the Safety and Occupational Health Study Section of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Burke is a past president of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and former editor of Personnel Psychology. Also, he is a fellow of the American Psychological Association, a fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, and an elected member of the Society of Organizational Behavior.

The Nambury S. Raju Lecture Series honors the late Nambury S. Raju, former distinguished professor in Illinois Tech’s industrial and organizational (I-O) psychology program. Raju was an influential scholar in the area of research methodology and his impact has had a lasting effect on the field of I-O psychology. Hosted by Ron Landis, the Nambury S. Raju Professor of Psychology, the goal of the Raju series is to bring to Illinois Tech's campus researchers and practitioners who are studying important phenomena using cutting-edge techniques in the area of I-O psychology.

The lecture will be held from 3:30-5 p.m in the McCormick Tribune Campus Center (MTCC) Ballroom. Following the presentation, you are invited to attend a reception in the MTCC Ballroom.

Please RSVP to Sonia Rivas at 312.567.3501


Mar 24, 3:30pm


McCormick Tribune Campus Center
3201 S. State Street
Chicago, IL 60616