Public Lectures: Mo Wang

27 May, 2013 - 18:30 to 20:00
ICTE Auditorium

The public lecture is co-sponsored by UQ School of Psychology and UQ Business School (with contributions from the UQBS HR Executive Forum)

This talk will introduce the global trend of retirement to the audience. It will explore the various effects of retirement and how it influences people's financial, physical, and psychological well-being. In addition, it will address various ways for retirees to adjust to retirement and reach productive post-retirement life.

The talk will be in the ICTE Auditorium (6.30-8.00pm) and will be followed by a Reception held in the Terrace Room (8-9pm).

If you would like to attend, RSVP to psychalum@psy.uq.edu.au by Wednesday 22 May.

Dr. Mo Wang, Associated Professor at University of Florida

Dr. Mo Wang is a tenured Associated Professor at University of Florida. He is also the Director of Human Resource Research Center at University of Florida. He specializes in research areas of retirement and older worker employment, occupational health psychology, cross-cultural HR management, and advanced quantitative methodologies. He has received Academy of Management HR Division Scholarly Achievement Award (2008), Careers Division Best Paper Award (2009), and Erasmus Mundus Scholarship for Work, Organizational, and Personnel Psychology (2009) for his research in these areas. He also received Early Career Contribution/Achievement Awards from American Psychological Association (2013), Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology (2012), Academy of Management's HR Division (2011) and Research Methods Division (2011), and Society for Occupational Health Psychology (2009). He was the Editor of The Oxford Handbook of Retirement. He currently serves as an Associate Editor for Journal of Applied Psychology. He also serves on the Editorial Boards of six other academic journals.