Personal Information

California School of Professional Psychology

Organizational Psych

Los Angeles Campus

Program Director, LA OP Program

Professor

Alliant International University Los Angeles
1000 South Fremont Ave, unit #5
Alhambra CA 91803

626-270-3331

Courses, Research Interests, Publications

Professional Issues

Research Methods

Principles of Research Design

Advanced Statistics 1, and the lab

Ethical, Legal and Professional Issues in Organizational Psychology

Cultural Diversity in Organizations

Social Psychology in Organizations

Research Seminar

Introduction to the Professional Practice

Second Year Research Project

Social psychology in organizations focusing on inter group relations, prejudice and discrimination, Leadership focusing on leadership emergence, transformational leadership, Diversity management, multiculturalism, and internationalization in organizations, Cross-cultural psychology

Ensari, N., Christian, J., Kuriyama, D. M., & Miller, N. (2012). The personalization model revisited: An experimental investigation of the role of five personalization-based strategies on prejudice reduction. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations.

Schalert, A., Ensari, N., & Christian, J. (2012). A Meta-Analytical Review of The Relationship between Emotional Intelligence and Leaders' Conflict Management Strategies. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations.

Hee, F., Finkelman, J., Lopez, D., & Ensari, N. (2011). Why does intergroup contact reduce prejudice? The mediational role of intergroup homogeneity. Journal of Psychological Issues in Organizational Culture, 2, 39-59.

Uzkurt, C., Kumar, R., & Ensari, N. (2011). Assessing organizational readiness for innovation: An Exploratory study on organizational characteristics of innovativeness. International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management.

Ensari, N., Riggio, R., Christian, J., Carslaw, G. (2011). Who emerges as a leader? Meta-analyses of individual differences as predictors of leadership emergence. Personality and Individual Differences, 51, 532-536.

Ensari, N., Stenstorm, D., Pedersen, W., & Miller, N. (2009). Effect of integral affect and category relevance on crossed categorization. Group Dynamics, 13, 281-299.

Boga, I., & Ensari, N. (2009). The Role of Leadership Style and Organizational Change on Perceived Organizational Performance. The Psychologist Manager Journal, 12, 1-17.

Academic History and Background

Ph.D., Social Psychology, University of Southern California, LA, 2000

M.A., Social Psychology, University of Southern California, LA, 1998

M.A., Social Psychology, Bogazici University, Istanbul, 1995

B.S., Mathematics, Bogazici University, Istanbul, 1992

International Association of Cross-cultural Psychology member, 2002-current, 2002

The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) member, 2001-current, 2001

Academy of Management, 2001-current, 2001

Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) member, 1999-current, 1999

American Psychological Society (APS) member, 1997-current, 1997

American Psychological Association (APA) member, 1995-current, 1995

The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey, affiliate member, 1990-1994

Professional Practice and Community Service

Professor, California School of Professional Psychology, Alliant International University, 2011-Present

Director, Certificate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Istanbul Bilgi University and Alliant International University collaboration, 2010

Participant of the Coming of Age Art Event, Istanbul, Turkey, 2010, 2010-2010

Associate Professor, Marshall Goldsmith School of Management, Alliant International University, 2006

International Association of Cross-cultural Psychology, 2002-current, 2002

The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), 2001-current, 2001

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, The Kravis Leadership Institute, Claremont McKenna College, LA, 2001

Academy of Management, 2001-current, 2001

Assistant Professor, California School of Organizational Psychology, United States International University, 2000

Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), 1999-current, 1999

American Psychological Society (APS), 1997-current, 1997

American Psychological Association (APA), 1995-current, 1995

Guest Speaker, Claremont Graduate University, Los Angeles, University of Irvine, California, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, Guest Speaker, California State University, Fullerton, Guest Speaker, Claremont McKenna College, and Kravis Leadership Institute, Los Angles

Faculty Search Committee Chair, Alliant International University

The IMERIT Assistant Director Search Committee Member, Alliant International University

The IMERIT Director Search Committee Member, Alliant International University

Guest Speaker, Claremont McKenna College, Kravis Leadership Institute, Los Angeles

Guest Speaker, Bosphorus University, Istanbul, Turkey

Guest Speaker, California State University, Fullerton

Guest Speaker, University of Southern California, Los Angeles

Guest Speaker, University of Irvine, California

Guest Speaker, Claremont Graduate University, Los Angeles

Guest Speaker, University of Birmingham, United Kingdom

Guest Speaker, Women's League of Irvine, California

The I-MERIT Director Search Committee Member & Assistant Director Search Committee Member, Alliant International University

Human Subjects Review Committee Member, Alliant International University

Assisted in the organization of the Annual Kravis-de Roulet Leadership Conference, local workshops, and speaker series at the Claremont McKenna College.

The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey, affiliate member, 1990-1994

Human Subjects Review Committee Member, Alliant International University

Christian, J. &amp Ensari, N. (Guest Editors of a Special Issue). Diversity and intergroup relations in organizations. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations.

Christian, J. & Ensari, N. (Guest Editors of a Special Issue, 2006). Diversity and intergroup relations in organizations. Group Processes and Intergroup Relations.

European Journal of Social Psychology

Journal of Personality and Social Psychology

The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference

Organizational Behavior and Human Decision-making Processes

Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin

Ad-hoc Reviewer: Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision-making Processes,The Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, European Journal of Social Psychology

Book Review, Psychology Press, Taylor &amp Francis Group

Book Review, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates

Book Review, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates

Book Review, Psychology Press, Taylor & Francis Group

Invited Speaker, Orange County Turkish Association, Irvine, 2012

Coordinator of the Afterschool Science Program, Fairmont Private Schools, Santa Ana, 2011

Participant of the Yarn Bombing Event at the 18th Street Arts Center, 2011

Invited Speaker, Women's League of Irvine, 2010

Invited Speaker, Student Association of I/O Psychology, University of California, Irvine, 2010

Assisted in the organization of the Annual Kravis-de Roulet Leadership Conference, local workshops, and speaker series at the Claremont McKenna College.