Dr. Matt Monnot is a 2010-2011 visiting Assistant Professor of Management at Pacific Lutheran University and teaches undergraduate courses in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management. Prior to joining PLU he worked as an internal consultant in the telecommunication and then biotechnology industry, specializing in personnel selection and assessment, organization development, and workforce research and analytics. He is an avid researcher and has presented at numerous academic conferences, including those hosted by the Academy of Management, American Psychological Association, and Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. His recent publications are in the areas of strategic human resource management, racial bias in personality assessment, and labor union participation. Current research interests involve the impact of hierarchy and status on individual outcomes, the way in which employees experience meaning at work, and employee well-being. Dr. Monnot completed a PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology at Central Michigan University, a Masters Degree in Industrial-Organizational Psychology at Florida Institute of Technology, and Bachelors Degrees in Psychology and Sociology at Colorado State University. He leads an active lifestyle and enjoys snowboarding, kiteboarding, and mountain biking.