Lida Ponce

Lida Ponce

Lida Ponce

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Personality, emotions, employee well-being, gender harassment, resilience, self-regulation

Lida is a 1st-year doctoral student in the Industrial/Organizational psychology program at George Mason, working with Dr. Seth Kaplan. She received both her B.A. in Psychology with a Minor in Management and her M.S. in I/O Psychology at Florida Institute of Technology.

While obtaining her M.S. in I/O Psychology, she project managed a Navy-funded project of $50,000 and conducted weekly experiments over a period of 7 months to evaluate a training program and mindfulness intervention. In addition, she worked as an associate consultant for the Center for Organizational Effectiveness, where she developed client surveys and administered assessments for medium to large-sized organizations.

After her M.S. degree, she worked as a Human Resource Generalist managing candidate flow and all aspects of the recruiting process, such as sourcing and qualifying candidates, salary negotiation, offer letters, relocation, etc., to ensure internal and external equity and competitiveness. She created and implemented an employee handbook, revamped the onboarding process, the new hire orientation program, employee surveys, and training. She also analyzed HR data, established the best plan of action for implementation, and recommended action items based on trends.

 

Selected Publications

Milosevic, M., Rau, K., Ponce, L. P., Moon, N. A., Quraishi, N., Webber, A., & Griffith, R. L. (2020, July 19). Guided Mindfulness: Using Expert Schemas to Evaluate Complex Skill Acquisition. In International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (pp. 233-256). Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-50439-7

Milosevic, M., Moon, N. A., McFerran, M. W., al-Qallawi, S., Ponce, L. P., Juszczyk, C., & Converse, P. D. (2019, June 20). Self-control Strategies: Interpreting and Enhancing Augmented Cognition from a Self-regulatory Perspective. In International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (pp. 573-585). Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-22419-6_41

Quraishi, N., Moon, N. A., Rau, K., Ponce, L. P., Milosevic, M., Merlini, K., & Griffith, R. L. (2019, June 20). Guided Mindfulness: New Frontier to Augmented Learning. In International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction (pp. 586-596). Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-22419-6_42

Courses Taught

PSYC300 Statistics Lab [Graduate Teaching Assistant] - Fall 2021

Education

M.S. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology | Florida Institute of Technology

B.A. in Psychology, Minor in Management | Florida Institute of Technology

Recent Presentations

al-Qallawi, S., Moon, N., Converse, P., Ponce, L., Caylor, J., Merlini, K., Juszczyk, C., Belluccia, A. (2020). Personality profiles at work: Nature and implications. Presented at the 35nd Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Austin, TX.

Moon, N., Converse, P., Merlini, K., & Ponce, L. (2020). Conflict management styles: exploring links with negative mood regulation and burnout. Presented at the 35nd Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Austin, TX.

Milosevic, J., Moon, N., al-Qallawi, S., Ponce, L., McFerran, M., Juszczyk, C., Converse, P (2020). The development and validation of a self-control strategies measure. Presented at the 35nd Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Austin, TX.

In the Media

2016-17 Noba + Psi Chi Student Video Award- Received “Honorable Mention”

Topic: Person-Situation Debate

https://nobaproject.com/student-video-award/winners