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Liana Kreamer

Assistant Professor | School of Psychology

| College of Psychology and Liberal Arts

| Industrial Organizational Psychology

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Personal Overview

Liana M. Kreamer is an Instructor and incoming Assistant Professor in the Industrial Organizational Psychology program. She earned a B.S. in Psychology in 2017 at the Pennsylvania State University, an M.A. in I/O Psychology in 2020 from the University of North Carolina Charlotte, and her Ph.D. in Organizational Science is expected in 2023 from the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. Her research has centered on the science behind teamwork, leadership, and workplace collaborations - with a specific focus on work meetings. She has authored over 10 peer-reviewed journal papers on teams, meetings, organizational leadership, and best practice research methodologies. During the last several years, Professor Kreamer has extensively collaborated with leading organizations, such as Microsoft, investigating the effectiveness of their hybrid and remote work arrangements. She has taught over six courses spanning the disciplines of Psychology, Business, Leadership and Organizational Behavior. As an active researcher, Professor Kreamer is a member of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), the Southern Management Association (SMA), and the Academy of Management (AOM). She is a member of various committees including the Division 14 of APA and the SIOP Special Sessions Committee.

Educational Background


  • Ph.D. Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Expected Fall 2023
  • M.A. Industrial/Organizational Psychology,  2020


  • B.S. Psychology; Concentration: Business Track
  • Minor in Business of the Liberal Arts 

Professional Experience

Microsoft Research (2022)                                                                                             

  • Conducted ~50 interviews with full-time Microsoft employees to learn more about their hybrid / virtual meeting experiences
  • Completed a comprehensive thematic analysis using the coding software, Atlas.ti, to extract themes from the data
  • Developed a report listing top strategies to make hybrid meetings more effective, inclusive, and engaging
  • Presented findings to internal stakeholders, including the New Future of Work and Product Development teams

Decisions, Inc.: Consultant (2021, 2022)

  • Provided expertise on virtual meetings, leveraging my extensive research background
  • Wrote blog posts providing tips to company clients on how to improve virtual meetings
  • Created content on increasing meeting inclusion, participation, and effectiveness for clients
  • Conducted interviews with company clients to understand their satisfaction with the meeting platform

Current Courses

  • Social Psychology (undergraduate)

Selected Publications

Kreamer, L.*, Albritton, B. H.*, Tonidandel, S., & Rogelberg, S. G. (2021). The Use and Misuse of Organizational Research Methods ‘Best Practice’ Articles. Organizational Research Methods (Impact Factor = 9.391)

Kreamer, L., & Rogelberg, S. G. (2020). Using Results-Blind-Reviewing to Support the Peer Review Competency Framework. Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 13(1), 28-31. doi:10.1017/iop.2020.6 (Impact Factor = 9.375)

Flinchum, J.*, Kreamer, L.*, Rogelberg, S. & Gooty, J. (2022). One-on-One Meetings between Managers and Direct Reports: A New Opportunity for Meeting Science. Organizational Psychology Review. (Equal first authorship) (Impact Factor = 5.60)

Heggestad, E. D., Kreamer, L., Hausfeld, M. M., Patel, C., & Rogelberg, S. G. (2021). Recommendations for Reporting Sample and Measurement Information in Experience Sampling Studies. British Journal of Management. (Impact Factor = 7.450)

Kreamer, L. & Rogelberg, S.G., (2020). Break Up Your Big Virtual Meetings. Harvard Business Review. Retrieved from (Impact Factor = 12.129)

Castille, C. M., Kreamer, L., Albritton, B. H., Banks, G. C., Rogelberg, S. G. (2022). The Open Science Challenge: Adopt One Practice that Enacts Widely Shared Values. Journal of Business and Psychology. (Impact Factor = 6.604)

Kreamer, L., Stock, G., & Rogelberg, S. (2021). Optimizing Virtual Team Meetings: Attendee and Leader Perspectives. American Journal of Health Promotion35(5), 744–747. (Impact Factor = 2.87)

Kreamer, L., & Rogelberg, S. (2020). Leadership & Professional Development: Evidence-Based Strategies to Make Team Meetings More Effective. Journal of Hospital Medicine15(4), 236-236. (Impact Factor = 1.59)

Kreamer, L., & Rogelberg, S. (2019). How To Stifle the Yawns in Departmental Meetings. Times Higher Education2(400), p. 30 (Impact Factor = 4.634)

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