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Daniel Richard Ilgen, American Psychology educator. Grantee Purdue University Foundation, 1973-1977, 81-82, United States Army Research Institute, 1974-1982, Office Naval Research, 1982-1986, 90-.


Ilgen, Daniel Richard was born on March 16, 1943 in Freeport, Illinois, United States. Son of Paul Maurice and Marjorie V. (Glasser) Ilgen.


Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Iowa State University, 1965;Master of Arts, University of Illinois, 1968;Doctor of Philosophy in Industrial-Orgnl. Psychology, University of Illinois, 1969.


Assistant professor department psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1969-1970;instructor, Dutchess County Community College, Poughkeepsie, New York., 1971-1972;from assistant professor to professor department psychological science, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, 1972-1983;area head industrial-organizational psychology, Purdue University, 1978-1983;Hannah professor organizational behavior departments management and psychology, Michigan State University, East Lansing, since 1983. Visiting associate professor department management and organization U. Washington, Seattle, 1978-1979. Visiting professor department management U. Western Australia, 1991.


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  • Other Work

    • Co-author (with J.C. Naylor and R.D. Pritchard): A Theory of Behavior in Organizations, 1980. Co-author: (with E.J. McCormick) Industrial Psychology, 1985. Co-editor (with E. Pulakos): The Changing Nature of Performance, 1999.

      Co-editor: (with C. Hulin) Computational Modeling of Behavior in Organizations, 2000. Co-editor: (with W. Borman and R. Klimoski) Industrial and Organizational Psychology, The Comprehensive Handbook of Psychology, volunteer 12, 2002. Contributor chapters to books and artlices to professional journals.

      Editor: Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 1998—2001.


Captain Military Intelligence, United States Army, 1970-1972. Fellow American Psychological Association (education training committee, council representatives 1985-1987), Society Industrial and Organizational Psychology of America Psychological Association (president 1987-1988, Distinguished Science Contribution award 2001), American Psychological Society, Academy Management (Herbert Heneman Junior Distinguished Lifetime Contribution award 2002). Member Society Organizational Behavior, Sigma Xi.


Married Barbara Geiser, December 26, 1965. Children: Elizabeth Ann, Mark Andrew.

Paul Maurice Ilgen

Marjorie V. (Glasser) Ilgen

Barbara Geiser

Elizabeth Ann Ilgen

Mark Andrew Ilgen