On April 11, 2013, Dr. Bernardo Ferdman was inducted as a SIOP Fellow, along with 22 other outstanding I-O psychologists, at the opening plenary of SIOP‘s 28th Annual Conference in Houston, Texas. As noted by SIOP, “Society Fellows are distinguished industrial and organizational psychologists who have shown evidence of unusual and outstanding contributions of performance in I-O psychology through research, practice, teaching, administration, and/or professional service.” (http://www.siop.org/article_view.aspx?article=1103). Ferdman’s citation in the plenary program read as follows:

“Considered by many to be at the forefront of expanding I-O psychology in the area of multiculturalism, Dr. Ferdman is an internationally known scholar, practitioner, and educator in diversity, inclusion, and multiculturalism. He has been a frequent consultant and presenter of diversity and multicultural workshops for various Fortune 500 organizations and has been invited to give talks on multicultural issues at conferences in the United States and around the world. One of Dr. Ferdman’s areas of contribution concerns the operation of social and cultural identity of Latinos in the workplace. He has been instrumental in modeling how multiple identities influence the work behavior of Latinos as well as members of other groups. His scholarship on diversity in organizations has been recognized with awards and honors. Active in the profession, he is currently a Fellow of APA and three APA divisions. At the local level, he was instrumental in launching San Diego I-O Professionals (SDIOP) as a founding member and president.”

The list of new SIOP Fellows inducted in 2013 can be seen here: http://www.siop.org/article_view.aspx?article=1103. The full list of Fellows is here: http://www.siop.org/fellows/fellows.aspx. Dr. Ferdman is a Fellow of three other divisions of the American Psychological Association: International Psychology (Division 52), Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues (Division 45), and Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (Division 9).

New SIOP Fellows - April 2013

New SIOP Fellows – April 2013

New SIOP Fellow Bernardo Ferdman and SIOP President Tammy Allen

New SIOP Fellow Bernardo Ferdman and SIOP President Tammy Allen

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