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(Updated: April 2021)

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.

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

*Lee, S. H., *Tang, C., Wei, W., & Chen, Y. (under review). [Details omitted for blind reviewing]. Journal of Organizational Behavior. (* Equal contribution)

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

Ongoing Projects

Tang, C. & Culpepper, S. A. (model implementation). Gaussian Copula for Non-normal Multilevel Data.

Tang, C., Hickman, L., Song, Q. C., & Alexander III, L. (writing in progress). Comparing Item-Level and Scale-Level Predictive Models: A Simulation.

Tang, C., Shin, H. J., & Song, Q. C. (writing in progress). Combining Machine Learning Models to Improve Prediction Accuracy: The Use of Ensemble Learning in Personnel Selection.

Tang, C., & Zhang. B. (writing in progress). Predictive Faking Detection using Item-level Personality Measurement Data.

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 Sackett 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. (2021). Making sense of model generalizability: A tutorial on cross-validation in R and Shiny. Advances in Methods and Practices in Psychological Science. 4(1): 1-17.

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, 9. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.00214

Book Chapters/Sections

Song, Q. C., Liu, M. Q., Tang, C., & Long, L. (2020). Applying principles of big data to 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

Lee, SH., Tang, C., Wei, W., & Chen, Y. (August 2021). The Roles of Compassion and Resilience on Employee Thriving, Well-being, and Interpersonal Deviance. [Paper] 81st Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. (Online conference)

Tang, C., Hickman, L., Song, Q. C., & Alexander III, L. (April 2021). Comparing Item-Level and Scale-Level Predictive Models: A Simulation. [Poster]. 36th Annual Convention of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New Orleans, LA. (Online conference)

Tang, C., Newman, D. A., Song, Q. C., & Wee., S. (April 2021). Pareto-Optimal Tradeoffs for Three Notions of Test Fairness. In Song, Q. C. (Chair), Multi-Objective Optimization in the Workplace 2.0: Applications in Selection [Symposium paper]. 36th Annual Convention of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New Orleans, LA. (Online conference)

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. (Online conference)

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. (Online conference)

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. (Online conference)

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. (Online conference)

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 (Evaluation: Teachers Ranked as Excellent, Fall 2020)

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

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