Jason L. Huang

Jason L. Huang
  • Associate Professor
  • Associate Director for Graduate Studies
  • PhD, Michigan State University, Organizational Psychology
  • M.A., Michigan State University, Organizational Psychology
  • M.A., The University of Tulsa, Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • B.A., Southeast University, China, Major: English; Minor: Business Administration
  • South Kedzie Hall
  • 368 Farm Lane, Room S402A
  • East Lansing, MI 48824
  • (517) 432-7273



Employee selection and assessment, training and development, adaptive performance, and psychological measurement.


Jason Huang is an Associate Professor in the School of Human Resources and Labor Relations at Michigan State University. He received his PhD in Organizational Psychology from Michigan State University in 2012.

Professor Huang’s research addresses two broad content areas: (a) personality and adaptability at work – how stable traits and dynamic processes enable individuals to adapt to various work situations; (b) training and transfer – what factors facilitate individuals’ skill acquisition and subsequent applications. He also conducts methodological research on insufficient effort responding.

Professor Huang has published articles in leading scholarly journals such as Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Personnel Psychology, Psychological Bulletin, and Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. His research has been funded by the National Science Foundation and SHRM Foundation. He has been the recipient of the William A. Owens Scholarly Achievement Award by the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Professor Huang currently serves on the Editorial Boards of Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Business and Psychology, and Journal of Vocational Behavior.