Talya N. Bauer
Cameron Professor of Management
Office: KMC 660H
Talya Bauer joined the School of Business at Portland State University in 1994. Prior to joining PSU, Talya taught at San Francisco State University and Purdue University. In addition, she has worked with dozens of government, Fortune 1000, and start-up organizations and has been a Visiting Scholar in France, Spain, and at Google Headquarters in Mountain View, CA. She has given keynote addresses in Australia, Greece, Spain, the UK, and the US as well as presentations in France, Singapore, and Turkey and at Google and The Conference Board Onboarding conference on the topic of New Employee Onboarding.
Talya enjoys teaching Organizational Behavior as well as various Management, HR Management, and Internship & Career Success courses. She is an award-winning teacher and recipient of the SIOP Distinguished Teaching Award, the HRM Division of the Academy of Management's Innovative Teaching Award, as well as PSU’s Teaching with Technology Award and PSU’s Community-based Teaching Award.
Talya’s research focuses on perceptions of fairness and relationships at work including recruitment, applicant reactions to selection, onboarding, and leadership. Her work has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, both the SHRM and SIOP Foundations as well as the Oregon Department of Transportation and has been published in research outlets such as the Academy of Management Journal, Academy of Management Learning and Education Journal, Academy of Management Perspectives, Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, and Personnel Psychology. She is a fellow of SIOP, the American Psychological Association, and Association for Psychological Science. Her work has been discussed in the New York Times, BusinessWeek, Wall Street Journal, Harvard Business Review, USA Today, Oregonian, Portland Business Journal, and NPR’s All Things Considered.
Talya has served in elected positions including the HRM Executive Committee of the Academy of Management and Member-at-Large for SIOP. She currently serves as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Applied Psychology (and is the former Editor of Journal of Management) and Editorial Board member for the Journal of Management and Personnel Psychology. In addition, she has co-authored three textbooks on Organizational Behavior, Psychology & Work, and Principles of Management. And, co-edited the Oxford Handbook of Leader-Member Exchange.
Talya grew up in Northern California and equally enjoys spending time at her cabin in the woods enjoying nature as well as traveling the world’s cities and packing in as much travel as possible. Talya is very much a dog person.