Meet our professors


Derek chapman, Associate professor

Derek completed his Ph.D at the University of Waterloo in 2000. He is interested in personnel recruiting, selection, and retention. His emphasis is on person-organizational fit, as well as technology use in recruiting and selection. In his spare time, Derek enjoys travelling and playing the guitar.

Hometown: Halifax, NS

Joshua bourdage, Assistant professor

Josh graduated from the University of Calgary with a Ph.D in I/O psychology in 2011. He returned to become an Assistant Professor at the university in 2013. His research interests are impression management, job interviews, leadership, personality, and group dynamics. An interesting fact about Josh is that when he plays basketball, he goes by the nickname of "Dr. J".

Hometown: Calgary, AB


Kibeom Lee, Professor

Kibeom graduated with a Ph.D in I/O psychology from Western University, and has been a professor at the University of Calgary since 2002. He created the HEXACO model of personality with his colleague, Michael Ashton. His research interests are personality structure/measurement, prosocial behaviour, antisocial behaviour, and work attitudes. In his spare time, Kibeom enjoys hiking in the Rocky Mountains.

Hometown: Seoul, South Korea

Thomas o'neill, Associate professor

Tom graduated from Western University and became an Assistant Professor at University of Calgary in 2011. His research interests are virtual teams, work team effectiveness, conflict and conflict management, personality, and methodology. Outside of academic work, Tom is into home beer brewing. 

Hometown: Red Deer, AB


Yannick griep, assistant professor

Yannick completed his from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel with a Ph.D in I/O Psychology in 2016 and joined the University of Calgary in the summer of 2016. He is mainly interested in psychological contract dynamics, negative behaviour at work, organizational commitment, and time-sensitive methods to study everyday behaviour. In his spare time, Yannick enjoys travelling and adrenaline-related sports.  

Hometown: Brussels, Belguim