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Johnna Capitano, PhD

West Chester University, Management Department

Research Areas: organizational socialization, temporal issues in organizations 
Contexts of Interest: HRM practices, organizations
Fun Fact/Hobbies: I won a trip to Florence, Italy on a game show!

Pronouns: she/her/hers



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Alison Gardiner-Shires, PhD

West Chester University, Sports Medicine

Research Areas: Occupational socialization
Contexts of Interest: Athletic trainer transition to practice, mentoring
Fun Fact/Hobbies: If money and time were no object, I would channel my inner space nerd and walk on the moon

Pronouns: she/her/hers


Megan Nolan

Megan Nolan, PhD

West Chester University, Psychology department

Research Areas: Employee stress and well-being, motivation, temporal issues in organizations
Contexts of Interest: organizations
Fun Fact/Hobbies: I was on the gameshow Wheel of Fortune when I was 14 years old for Teen Best Friend Week. My friend and I came in third place and won $5,000 and it was a great experience. 

Pronouns: she/her/hers


Jacquline Zalewski

Jacqueline Zalewski, PhD

West Chester University, Anthropology and Sociology department

Research Areas: outsourcing by organizations, team work, cooperation, and collaborative learning in student groups
Contexts of Interest: formal organizations, teamwork pedagogy, attending conferences including the Eastern Sociological Society conference in Philadelphia and the Society for the Study of Social Problems in San Francisco
Fun Fact/HobbiesI am a huge animal lover and love spending time with my dog Munch and my two cats Emma and GG Crush!



Miguel Olivas Lujan

Miguel R. Olivas-Luján, PhD

Management & Marketing Department, Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Research Areas: International and Human Resources Management, Information Technologies, Diversity and Inclusion
Context of Interest: Learning new languages
Fun Fact/Hobbies: I love music. I have been playing guitar and keyboards ever since I was a child and it is one of the most relaxing and fun activities for me.

Pronouns: he/him/his


Vipanchi Mishra

Vipanchi Mishra, PhD

Psychology Department, West Chester University

Research Areas: newcomer socialization, international student socialization, faculty onboarding 
Contexts of Interest: human resources practices, organizations, universities
Fun Fact/Hobbies: I enjoy cooking and practicing mindfulness meditation.

Pronouns: she/her/hers




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Diane D’Arcangelo, MS

West Chester University, Division of Student Affairs

Research Areas: Onboarding, professional identity development

Context of Interests: socialization practices in students affairs

Fun Facts/Hobbies: I enjoy spending time with my family and friends, traveling, reading, and doing anything creative or artistic. I am currently working on my Doctorate of Education in Policy, Planning, and Administration.

Pronouns: she/her/hers


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Lilyana Campbell, Social Media Specialist

Undergraduate Business Marketing, West Chester University

Contexts of Interest: Social Media, marketing strategies, & graphic design. 

Fun Fact/Hobbies: I enjoy participating in the Women's Intramural basketball league on campus. 

Pronouns: she/her/hers





Maxine Gesualdi, PhD.

West Chester University, Dept. of Communication and Media

Research Areas: organizational communication; organizational roles

Contexts of interest: encroachment between organizational roles and departments; effects of role encroachment

Fun Facts/Hobbies: I enjoy spending time with my family and my dog. We love to travel and make use of our large collection of board games. I also enjoy workplace-based television shows, especially Mad Men and Community.

Pronouns: she/her/hers





Lauren Anderson, Graduate Assistant

West Chester University, Human Resource Management

Research Areas: Green HRM, Diversity & Inclusion

Contexts of interest: HRM Practices, Employee Relations

Fun Facts/Hobbies: As of late, I spend most of my time getting to know my new baby. I’m a first-time parent, so every day is a new adventure!

Pronouns: she/her/hers





Former Members

  •  Amy Collins, I/O Psychology Masters Graduate

    LinkedIn:  Amy Collins


  • Hannah Everett, West Chester Graduate (2021)

    LinkedIn: Hannah Everett





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