Seminar Ryan Duffy and Bryan Dik

10/12/2017

16:00 - 17:00

Pantry 4th floor

Attempting to Build a Theory on Work as a Calling: A Six Year Odyssey

Dr. Ryan Duffy (University of Florida) and Dr. Bryan Dik (Colorado State University)

Amsterdam Business Research Institute

Business and Organisation

Seminar

The two visiting professors – Dr. Ryan Duffy (University of Florida) and Dr. Bryan Dik (Colorado State University) will give a talk on the topic “Attempting to Build a Theory on Work as a Calling: A Six Year Odyssey” on October 12 at 16.00-17.00 (4th floor, pantry), followed by drinks.

Please register by sending an email to Evgenia Lysova.

Short Biographies

Bryan Dik, Ph.D., is professor of psychology at Colorado State University and also co-founder and Chief Science Officer of jobZology. Bryan studies meaning and purpose in the workplace, calling and vocation in career development, and the intersection of faith and work. He has published widely on these topics and has collaborated on four books, including Make Your Job a Calling: How the Psychology of Vocation Can Change Your Life at Work. He is an American Psychological Association Fellow and recipient of the 2017 John Holland Award for Outstanding Achievement in Career or Personality Research (APA Div. 17) and the 2018 Applied Psychology of Religion and Spirituality Award (APA Div. 36). He lives with his wife Amy and their four sons in Fort Collins, Colorado, USA.
Please watch his TedTalk.

Ryan Duffy, Ph.D., is a University of Florida Research Foundation Professor in the Department of Psychology. His main areas of research are in the study of work as a calling and the psychology of working. To date, he has published over 40 articles on calling. He is a fellow of the American Psychological Association and was recently awarded Division 17 Fritz and Linn Kuder Early Career Award. He will begin his term as Editor of the Journal of Career Assessment in January, 2018.  Please watch his TedTalk.