Joel T. Nadler is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Dr. Nadler teaches Social Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Psychology of Gender, Personnel Selection, Research Design and Statistics, and Foundations of Psychology.
Dr. Nadler has consulted with organizations on areas such as organizational climate and culture, survey development, performance appraisal, program evaluation, needs assessment, organizational change and development, and study design and methodology. His research interests include gender bias in selection and performance appraisal, sexual harassment, organizational attractiveness, adverse impact (EEO law), and assessing inclusive diversity practices. Additionally, Dr. Nadler has expertise in advanced measurement, design and statistical techniques.
Currently, he is examining gender role expectations and their effects on organizational decision making, specifically the role familiarity may have on mitigating bias in selection and performance appraisal. His research has been published in journals such as Journal of Applied Social Psychology, American Journal of Evaluation, and Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies. Dr. Nadler enjoys cycling, traveling, motorcycling, music, science fiction, and wine-making when he is not busy conducting research and teaching psychology.
- Applied Social Psychology
- Culture and Ethnicity
- Gender Psychology
- Judgment and Decision Making
- Law and Public Policy
- Organizational Behavior
- Prejudice and Stereotyping
- Sexuality, Sexual Orientation
- Social Cognition
Research Group or Laboratory:
- Stockdale, M. S., & Nadler, J. T. (in press). Paradigmatic assumptions to disciplinary research on gender disparities: The case of occupational sex segregation. Sex Roles.
- Cundiff, N. L., Nadler, J. T., & Scribner, S. (2011). Teaching evaluation: A student -run consulting firm. International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, 23, 109-113.
- Cundiff, N. L., Nadler, J. T., & Swan, A. (2009). The influence of cultural empathy and gender on perceptions of diversity programs. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 16, 97-110.
- Lowery, M. R., & Nadler, J. T. (2011). Increasing the legal defensibility of performance appraisals. EEO Review, 3, 1-5.
- Nadler, J. T., & Clark, M. H. (2011). Stereotype threat: A meta-analysis comparing African Americans to Hispanic Americans. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 41, 872-890.
- Nadler, J. T., & Clark, M. H. (2011). Pre-class coming attractions: Interest and program awareness in the classroom. Journal of Instructional Psychology, 37, 332-336.
- Nadler, J. T., & Cundiff, N. L. (2009). Applied Research Consultants (ARC): A vertical practicum model of training applied research. American Journal of Evaluation, 30, 592-602.
- Nadler, J. T., Cundiff, N. L., Lowery, M. R., & Jackson, S.* (2010). Perceptions of organizational attractiveness: The differential relationships of various work schedule flexibility programs. Management Research Review, 33, 865-876.
- Nadler, J. T., & Stockdale, M. S. (2012). Workplace Gender Bias: Not Between Just Strangers. North American Journal of Psychology, 14, 281-292.
- Nadler, J. T., Will, K., Lowery, M. R., Smith, K.(2012). Don’t ask, don’t tell and other LGB civil rights issues: Effects of terminology on public opinion. Journal of Gay & Lesbian Social Services, 24, 1-15.
- Starks, T. J., Nadler, J. T, Sagrestano, L. M., & Sarvela, P. D. (2009). Examining discrepancies among sexual orientation components in a representative sample of men at risk for HIV/AIDS. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health, 13, 234-252.
- Stockdale, M. S., & Nadler, J. T. (2012). Situating sexual harassment in the broader context of interpersonal violence: Research, theory, and policy implications. Social Issues and Policy Review (SIPR), 6, 148-176.
- Nadler, J. T., & Lowery, M. R. (2009). Emotional expression, gender, personality, and workplace appropriate behaviors. In C. E. J. Härtel, N. M. Ashkanasy, & W. J. Zerbe (Eds.), Research on emotion in organizations, Volume 5, Emotions in groups, organizations and cultures. Bingley, UK: Emerald Publishing.
- Graduate Personnel Selection
- Graduate Statistics and Methods
- I/O Psychology
- Organizational Behavior
- Psychology of Gender
- Social Psychology
- Undergraduate Statistics and Research Methods
Department of Psychology, 1121
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville, Illinois 62026
- Phone: (618) 650-3347