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(Updated: October 2020)

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

504 E Armory Ave, Champaign, IL 61820

tangc@tangc.net

Education

School of Labor and Employment Relations, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Ph.D. in Human Resources, 2022 (expected)

School of Psychology and Cognitive Science, East China Normal University

  • M.Ed. in Applied Psychology, June 2012
  • B.S. in Psychology, June 2009

Research Interests

  • Human resource and organizational behavior
    • Personnel selection
    • Diversity in hiring
    • Individual career development and change
    • Behavioral ethics
  • Organizational research methods
    • Predictive modeling
    • Cross-validation
    • Natural language processing
    • Data visualization

Manuscripts Under Review

Tang, C., Chen, Y., & Wei, W. (R&R). [Details omitted for blind reviewing]. Journal of Business Ethics.

Tang, C., Shin, H. J., & Song, Q. C. (under review). [Details omitted for blind reviewing]. Journal of Applied Psychology.

Song, Q. C., Newman, D. A., Wee, S., & Tang, C. (under review). [Details omitted for blind reviewing]. Journal of Applied Psychology.

Ongoing Projects

Tang, C., & Zhang. B. (writing in progress). Faking is in the details: Improving faking detection accuracy using personality items.

*Lee, S. H., *Tang, C., Wei, W., & Chen, Y. (writing in progress). Thriving in the new normal: The roles of compassion and resilience during COVID-19. (* Equal contribution)

Tang, C., Chen, Y., Song, Q. C., & Newman, D. A. (writing in progress). Valuing Diversity in Hiring when Choosing a Predictor Weighting Method: An Extension of Scakett et al. (2017).

Song, Q. C., & Tang, C. (data analysis). Adverse impact reduction for multiple subgroups: A Pareto-optimization approach.

Lee, SH., & Tang, C. (data collection). A dual-path model of job search behaviors.

Publications

Song, Q. C., Tang, C., & Wee, S. (in press). Making sense of model generalizability: A tutorial on cross-validation in R and Shiny. Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science.

Yang, Y., Tang, C., Qu, X., Wang, C., & Denson, T. F. (2018). Group facial width-to-height ratio predicts intergroup negotiation outcomes. Frontiers in Psychology.

Book Chapters/Sections

Song, Q. C., Liu, M. Q., Tang, C., & Long, L. (2020). Big data in the workplace and talent analytics. Big Data Methods for Psychological Research: New Horizons and Challenges. Washington D. C., APA books.

Tang, C., & Yang, Y. (2017). Goals. In Zeigler-Hill, V., & Shackelford, T. K. (Eds.) Encyclopedia of Personality and Individual Difference. Springer.

Conference Presentations

Tang, C., Chen, Y., Wei, W. (August 2020). External Work Locus of Control and Unethical Pro-Organizational Behavior: A Dual-Path Model [Paper]. 80th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Tang, C., Newman, D. A., & Song, Q. C. (April 2020). Addressing diversity-Validity trade-offs via Pareto weights with orthogonalized criteria. In Song, Q. C. & Wee. S. (Co-chairs), Multi-Objective Optimization in the Workplace: Addressing Adverse Impact in Selection [Symposium paper]. 35th Annual Convention of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Austin, TX.

Song, Q. C., & Tang, C. (April 2020). Adverse impact reduction for multiple subgroups: A Pareto-optimization approach. In Song, Q. C. & Wee. S. (Co-chairs), Multi-Objective Optimization in the Workplace: Addressing Adverse Impact in Selection [Symposium paper]. 35th Annual Convention of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Austin, TX.

Tang, C., Shin, H. J., Barve, A., & Song, Q., C. (April 2020). Using ensemble machine learning to improve assessment in personnel selection [Poster]. 35th Annual Convention of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Austin, TX.

Sang-Hoon, L., Tang, C., & Liang, Y. J. (April 2020). Won’t stop searching: detachment, self-improvement, and job search outcomes [Poster]. 35th Annual Convention of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Austin, TX.

Tang, C., Chen, Y., Song, Q. C., & Newman, D. A. (April, 2019). Predictor weighting with adverse impact and shrinkage: Reply to Sackett et al. (2017) [Poster]. 34th Annual Convention of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Washington, DC.

Academic Experience

Research Assistant, School of Labor and Employment Relations, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2017-Present

Research Assistant, School of Entrepreneurship and Management, ShanghaiTech University, 2015-2017

Teaching Experience

Teaching Assistant, LER 593, School of Labor and Employment Relations, UIUC, Fall 2020

Teaching Assistant, Negotiation, ShanghaiTech SEM, Spring 2016, Spring 2017

Teaching Assistant, Executive MBA Midterm Module, China Europe International Business School, Spring 2017