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Ronald S. Landis Biography

Ronald S. Landis

Ron Landis
Deputy Vice Provost for Research and Academic Affairs
Nambury S. Raju Professor of Psychology
Affiliate Professor, Stuart School of Business





IIT Main Campus, Life Sciences Building, Room 252


Ph.D., Michigan State University


Ronald S. Landis, Ph.D., is the Nambury S. Raju Professor of Psychology and the Department Chair. He was formerly a Professor and Associate Chair in the Department of Psychology at University of Memphis where he also was the founding Director of the University of Memphis Center for Organizational and Research Effectiveness (UMCORE). Dr. Landis has primary research interests in the areas of structural equation modeling, multiple regression, and other issues associated with measurement and the prediction of performance. His work has been published in top-tier journals including Organizational Research Methods, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Personnel Psychology, and Journal of Applied Psychology. He currently serves as Associate Editor for the Journal of Business and Psychology and is on the editorial boards of Personnel Psychology, Organizational Research Methods, Journal of Management, Human Performance andJournal of Applied Psychology. He is the Principal Investigator (PI) for a 3-year NSF-funded study ($1.3 M) examining the roles of emotion, cognition, and meta-cognition in learning science. Dr. Landis has also served as a consultant for a number of public and private sector organizations.