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Anupama Narayan, PhD

Anupama Narayan, PhD
Associate Professor of Psychology
College of Arts & Sciences
918-631-2472 Lorton Hall Room 310


PhD – Wright State University Other – University of Delhi MS – Wright State University MA – University of Delhi BA – University of Delhi


Presently, Anupama Narayan is primarily interested in the issues of individual and team performance and effectiveness specifically focusing on the role of individual motivation and both surface and deep-level diversity issues. In some initial research in collaboration with other colleagues, she has explored the role of gender composition of dyads on performance on a computer-based task that was embedded in either a masculine or feminine context. Results highlighted the complicated nature of gender composition of teams as an influence on performance.

Research Interests

Primary: Individual and Team effectiveness, Diversity, Motivation
Secondary: Training and Development, Organizational Culture and Climate, Work-family interface

Teaching Interests

Undergraduate: Introduction to Social Psychology, Psychology of Work
Graduate: Survey of Organizational Psychology, Teams


  • Miles*, S. R., Cromer, L. D. & Narayan, A. (2015). Applying Equity Theory to students’ perceptions of research participation requirements. Teaching of Psychology. (Journal 5 year Impact Factor: 0.83).

  • Narayan, Anupama et al. Sanctuary Church: Culture Anbd Climate Assessment (Qualitative Data Results). 2010. Print.

  • Narayan, Anupama et al. Sanctuary Church: Final Data Fsummary and Recommendations. 2011. Print.

  • Narayan, Anupama et al. Sanctuary Church Preliminary Data: Demographic Information and Patterns of Satisfaction. 2010. Print.

  • Narayan, Anupama, and A Davis. Attitudes towards Organizational Wellness Program. 2011. Print.

  • Narayan, Anupama, and D Simonet. Clarehouse Program Evaluation. 2013. Print.

  • Narayan, Anupama, C Brown, and K Hannaim. Global Community Staff Development Training Needs Assessment (Phase 1). 2013. Print.

  • Narayan, Anupama et al. Tulsa Jewish Retirement & Health Center: Research Findings, Analysis, and Recommendations. 2014. Print.

Courses Taught

  • Dissertation Research
  • Independent Study
  • Social Psychology
  • Teams

Professional Affiliations

  • Academy of Management
  • Association for Psychological Science
  • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Awards & Honors

  • Linda J. Lacey Award for Mentoring Excellence
  • Kappa Alpha Theta Scholarship Dinner
  • Faculty Development Summer Fellowship Grant
  • Outstanding Paper Award Winner
  • Graduate College Travel Award