Toris Howes is an associate professor of business and business program lead at Oregon State University – Cascades. Dr. Howes earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology and public relations from the University of Central Missouri, her master’s degree in industrial and organizational (I/O) psychology from Missouri State University, and her Ph.D. in I/O psychology from Texas A&M University. Dr. Howes is a regular contributor in the fields of management and I/O psychology. Her work has appeared in such journals as the Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Human Relations, and Journal of Vocational Behavior. In addition, Dr. Howes is the coauthor (with Paul M. Muchinsky) of the best-selling I/O psychology textbook, Psychology Applied to Work.
Dr. Howes is an active member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the Academy of Management, the American Psychological Association, and the Society for the Teaching of Psychology. She was the 2016 recipient of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology’s prestigious Distinguished Teaching Contributions Award.