How do our interests affect our understanding of ourselves, our goals, and our work? How does our perception of our strengths and weaknesses impact the opportunities we pursue? And further, how do our interests, capabilities, and desired environment interact with the achievements we find most meaningful in our lives?
By investigating these questions, I strive to help others understand who they are and who they can become. I am actively investigating the relations among vocational interests, domain-specific self-efficacy, and lifelong goals, including their effects on our behavior and performance in the workplace.
Prior to enrolling at the University of Illinois, I worked in an applied setting at Korn Ferry Hay Group, an organizational consulting firm. There, I specialized in benchmarking and assessing leaders’ individual differences on our clients’ behalf. Currently, I am a psychological science master’s candidate, specializing in Industrial-Organizational (I-O) psychology, with plans of continued doctoral studies.