Ann Marie Ryan, Ph.D. Ann Marie Ryan is a professor of organizational psychology at Michigan State University. Her major research interests involve improving the quality and fairness of employee selection methods, and topics related to diversity and justice in the workplace. In addition to publishing extensively in these areas, she regularly consults with organizations on improving assessment processes. She is a past president of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology, past editor of the journal Personnel Psychology, and current associate editor of American Psychologist. Ann Marie has a long record of professional service on professional association and federal committees. In 2011she received the Distinguished University Professor Award from MSU. She received her BS with a double major in psychology and management from Xavier University, Ohio, and her MA and Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Illinois at Chicago.