Journal Articles and Book Chapters

1) Peng, P., Barnes, M., Wang, C., Wang, W., Li, S., Swanson, L., dardick, W., & Tao, S. (in press). A Meta-Analysis on the Relation Between Reading and Working Memory. Psychological Bulletin (Impact Factor = 16.73).
2) *LaPalme, M., Tay, L., Wang, W. (in press). A Within-person Examination of the Ideal-Point Response Process. Psychological Assessment. doi: 10.1037/pas0000499
3) Wang, W., Newman, D. A., & Dipboye, R. L. (in press). Social network contagion in the job satisfaction-intention-turnover model. Academy of Management Best Paper Proceedings. doi:10.5465/AMBPP.2016.82
>>This paper also received The Academy of Management Best Convention Paper Award, in addition to The Academy of Management Best Paper Proceeding Award.
4) Newman, D. A. & Wang, W. (in press). Social network cross-level effects: A formal model of network contagion and climate emergence. In S. Humphrey & J. LeBreton (Eds.), The Handbook for Multilevel Theory, Measurement, and Analysis. American Psychological Association.
5) Wang, W., Lee, P., Joo, S-H., Stark, S., & Louden, R. (in press). MCMC Z-G: An IRT Computer Program for Forced-Choice Noncognitive Measurement. Applied Psychological Measurement. doi:10.1177/0146621616663682
6) Li, W. D., Ilies, R., & Wang, W. (in press). Behavioral genetics and leadership research. In Schyns, B., Hall, R., & Neves, P. (Eds.), Handbook of Methods in Leadership Research. Edward Elgar Publishing.
7) Huber, M. M., Mafi, S. L., Wang, W. (in press). Building collective positive mindsets with the what-we-are-best-at group intervention. In R. Koonce (Eds.), Developing Leaders for Positive Organizing. Emerald Group Publishing.
8) Wang, W., Hernandez, I., Newman, D. A., He, J. & Bian, J. (2016). Twitter Analysis: Studying U.S. Weekly Trends in Work Stress and Emotion. Applied Psychology: An International Review. doi:10.1111/apps.12065
>>This research was featured in COSNEWS: Big Data in Psychology: Tweets, Work and Stress
>>And was reported in UCFTODAYStressed at Work? Your Tweets May Be Giving You Away
9) Wang, W., Drasgow, F., & Liu, L. (2016). Classification accuracy of mixed format tests: A bi-factor item response theory approach. Frontiers in Psychology: Quantitative Psychology and Measurement. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00270
10) *LaPalme, M. L., Wang, W., Joseph, D. L, Saklofske, D., & Yan, G-G. (2015). Measurement equivalence of the Wong and Law Emotional Intelligence Scale across cultures: An item response theory approach. Personality and Individual Differences. doi:10.1016/j.paid.2015.10.045
>>This research was featured in COSNEWS: Difference of Emotional Intelligence Across Cultures
11) Wang, W., & He, J. (2015). Smartphones: A game changer for psychological research. Journal of Ergonomics, 5(2). doi: 10.4172/2165-7556.1000e136
12) Jebb, A.T., Tay, L., Wang, W., & Huang, Q. (2015). Time series analysis for psychological research: examining and forecasting change. Frontiers in Psychology: Quantitative Psychology and Measurement. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00727
13) Wang, W., de la Torre, J., & Drasgow, F. (2014). MCMC GGUM: A New Computer Program for Estimating Unfolding IRT Models. Applied Psychological Measurement. doi: 10.1177/0146621614540514
14) Wang, W., Neuman. E. J., & Newman, D. A. (2014). Statistical power of the social network autocorrelation model. Social Networks, 38, 88-99. doi:10.1016/j.socnet.2014.03.004
15) Egli, J., & Wang, W. (2014). Factors that fuel small group growth. Christian Education Journal, 11, 134–151.
16) Wang, W., Tay, L., & Drasgow, F. (2013). Detecting differential item functioning of polytomous items for an ideal point response process. Applied Psychological Measurement, 37, 316–335. doi: 10.1177/0146621613476156
17) Tadmor, C. T., Hong, Y-Y, Chao, M., Wiruchnipawan, F., & Wang, W. (2012). Multicultural experiences reduce intergroup bias through epistemic unfreezing. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 103, 750–772. doi: 10.1037/a0029719.
18) Hepler, J., Wang, W., & Albarracin, D. (2012). Motivating exercise: The interactive effect of general action goals and past behavior on physical activity. Motivation and Emotion, 36, 365–370. doi: 10.1007/s11031-011-9267-0.
19) Albarracin, J., Wang, W., & Albarracin, D. (2012). Are Confident Partisans Disloyal? The Role of Defensive Confidence in Party Defection. Journal of Applied Social Psychology. 42(7), 1576–1598. doi: 10.1111/j.1559-1816.2012.00896.x.
20) Albarracin, J., Wang, W., & Albarracin, D. (2012). Do confident people behave differently?: the role of defensive confidence on the political behaviors of party defection, attention to politics, and participation. In Aldrich, J., & McGraw, K. M. (Eds.), The American National Election Studies Book of Ideas. University of Princeton Press.
21) Albarracin, D., Wang, W., & Leeper, J. (2009). Immediate increase in food intake following exercise messages. Obesity, 17, 1451–1452. doi:10.1038/oby.2009.16
22) Albarracin, D., Wang, W., Li, H., & Noguchi, K. (2008). Structure of attitudes: Judgments, memory, and implications for change. In W. Crano, & R. Prislin, (Eds.), Attitudes and persuasion. Frontiers of Social Psychology (pp. 19-39). Psychology Press.
23) Wang, W., & Liu, L. (2006). Optimistic bias toward AID/HIV among Chinese university students. Psychological Development and Education (China), 22, 47-51.

Technical Reports & Manuals

24) Wang, W., Lee, P., Joo, S-H., Stark, S., & Louden, R. (2016). MCMC Z-G IRT Model Computer Program User’s Guide (Mac OS® Version 1.1). University of Central Florida: Orlando, FL. MCMC Z-G IRT Model Computer Program User’s Guide (Mac OS® Version 1.1)
25) Wang, W., Lee, P., Joo, S-H., Stark, S., & Louden, R. (2016). MCMC Z-G IRT Model Computer Program User’s Guide (Windows® Version 1.1). University of Central Florida: Orlando, FL.
26) Wang, W., de la Torre, J., Drasgow, F., *Meade, T., & *Louden, R. (2014). MCMC GGUM v1.2 User’s Guide. University of Central Florida: Orlando, FL.
27) Wang. W., & Drasgow, F. (2012). A Markov Chain Monte Carlo Approach to Item Factor Analysis, For Mixed Format Tests and Subscore Estimation. Report to College Board.

Invited Talks & Workshop

28) Wang, W. (December 2016). The Power of Social Network Contagion at Work Place. Department of Psychology, the Pennsylvania State University.
29) Wang, W. (December 2016). Finding Needles in a Haystack: Applications of Big Data Techniques in Organizational Research. Guanghua School of Management, Peking University: Beijing, China.
30) Wang, W. (November 2016). Finding Needles in a Haystack: Applications of Big Data Techniques in Organizational Research. Culverhouse College of Commerce, University of Alabama: Tuscaloosa, AL.
31) Wang, W. (October 2016). Computational Psychology to Organizational Psychology: The Cases of Twitter and Social Network Analysis. Department of Psychology I/O Brownbag Series. University of South Florida: Tampa, FL.
32) Wang, W. (October 2016). Computational Psychology and Big Data. Department of Statistics Lecture Series on Big Data. University of Central Florida: Orlando, FL.
33) Wang, W. (June 2016). The Applications of Big Data in Psychological Research. Beijing Normal University: Beijing, China.
34) Wang, W. (June 2016). The Applications of Big Data in Managerial Research. Hunan University: Changsha, China.
35) Wang, W. (June 2016). Big Data as a New Approach to Social Science. Shanghai Normal University: Shanghai, China.
36) Wang, W. (June 2016). Big Data and Modern Psychology Research. Jiangxi Normal University: Nanchang, China.
37) Wang, W. (February 2016). Network Autocorrelation Model and Turnover Contagion. School of Public Administration and Center for Public and Nonprofit Management. University of Central Florida: Orlando, FL.
38) Huber, M., & Wang, W. (September, 2014). DAS Happiness Survey. Ohio Department of Administrative Services (DAS): Columbus, Ohio.
39) Wang, W. (May, 2014). Item Response Theory and Applications in Community Studies. One-day workshop given to 2014 Summer Research Institute, College of Health and Public Affairs. University of Central Florida: Orlando, FL.
40) Wang, W. (May 2013). Advancing I/O Research through Innovative Methods: Analysis and Measurement. University of Central Florida: Orlando, FL.

Professional Conference Presentations

41) Wang, W. (Chair), Murase, T., & *Kluth, T. A. (2017). Social Network Analysis: Advances in Methodology, Theory, and Application. The 32nd Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Orlando, FL.
42) Wang., W., Newman, D. A., Dipboye, R. (2017). The Effect of Network Types on Job Satisfaction and Turnover. The 32nd Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Orlando, FL.
43) *Kluth, T. A., Wang. W., & Tian, T. (2017). Engineering Team Performance: In-Group Bonding Capital vs. Out-Group Bridging Capital. The 32nd Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Orlando, FL.
44) *Young, H., Glerum, D., Wang, W., & Joseph, D. L. (2017). Leadership and Subordinate Engagement: A Meta-Analytic Review. The 32nd Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Orlando, FL.
45) *Peng, X., Wang. W., Stillwell, D., & Kosinski, M. (2017). Facebook User Personality Measurement Equivalence: A Same-Language Difference-Culture Case. The 32nd Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Orlando, FL.
46) Cao, M., Carter, N. T., Mead, A. D., Scherbaum, C. A., & Wang, W. (2017). Practical Guidance for Developing and Implementing Ideal Point. Panel Discussion presented at the 32nd Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Orlando, FL.
47) Wang, W., Newman, D. A. (August 2016). Social Network Contagion in the Job Satisfaction-Intention-Turnover Model. The 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management. Anaheim, CA.
**Awarded the Best Convention Paper for the Academy of Management HR Division, 2016
48) Wang, W. (Chair) & Boyd, R. (Co-Chair). (2016). Making Big Data Smart: Challenges in Measurement, Analysis, and Validity. The 31st Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Anaheim, CA.
49) Wang, W., Hernandez, I., Newman, D. A., He, J. & Bian, J. (2016). Twitter Analysis: U.S. Weekly Trends in Work Stress and Emotion. The 31st Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Anaheim, CA.
50) *Kluth, T. A., Wang, W., Sydell, E. J. & Mracek, D. L. (2016). Predicting Job Performance from Text Responses: A Big Data Approach. The 31st Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Anaheim, CA.
51) *Young, H., *Glerum, D., Wang, W., & Joseph, D. (2016). Positive and Proactive: Relative Importance of Personality for Predicting Engagement. The 31st Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Anaheim, CA.
52) *LaPalme, M., Wang, W., & Tay, L. (2016). Within-person Evidence and Boundaries of Ideal Responding. The 31st Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Anaheim, CA.
53) Wang, W., *Zeman, B., Paulson, D., & *Shah, M. (2015). Organizational well-being and retirement health: the moderation effect of optimism. The 4th World Congress on Positive Psychology. Lake Buena Vista, FL.
54) Wang, W., *Zeman, B., Bian, J., & He, J. (2015). Happiness on Twitter: Are emotions contagious across geographic boundaries? The 4th World Congress on Positive Psychology. Lake Buena Vista, FL.
55) Huber, M., & Wang, W. (2015). Meaning at Work: Expertise, Happiness, Job-Satisfaction and Retention for Employees in the Accounting Profession. The 4th World Congress on Positive Psychology. Lake Buena Vista, FL.
56) Wang, W. (Chair), & Carter, T. N. (Co-Chair). (2015). Latest Advances in Ideal-Point IRT Models for Non-cognitive Measurement: Theories and Methods. The 30th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Philadelphia, PA.
57) Williamson, L. R. (Co-chair), *LaPalme, L. M. (Co-chair), Carter, T. N. (Chair), & Wang, W. (Co-Chair). (2015). Adventures in Unfolding Measurement Modeling: Applications to Important Work-Related Constructs. The 30th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Philadelphia, PA.
58) Wang, W., de la Torre, J, & Drasgow, F. (2015). Estimation Recovery under Bifactor Ideal-Point Data through MCM Method. The 30th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Philadelphia, PA.
59) *Young, H., *Glerum, D., Wang, W., & Joseph, D. (2015). Who is the Most Engaged at Work? A Meta-Analytic Review. The 30th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Philadelphia, PA.
60) Wang, W., *Kluth, T., Newman, D. A., & Neuman, E. (2015). Impact of Randomly Missing Data on Social Network Autocorrelation Models. The 30th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Philadelphia, PA.
61) *LaPalme, M., & Wang, W. (2015). DIF Detection for Emotional Intelligence Using MCMC GGUM. The 30th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Philadelphia, PA.
62) *Glerum, D. R. & Wang, W. (2015). Engaged “to a point”: Comparing Dominance and Ideal-Point IRT Models. The 30th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Philadelphia, PA.
63) Wang, W., Drasgow, F., & de la Torre, J. (2014). Improving Differential Item Functioning (DIF) Detection in Personality Measurement. The 29th Annual Conference for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, HI.
64) Wang, W., Neuman, E. J., & Newman, D.A. (2014). Un1acking the Power of Detecting Social Network Effects. The 29th Annual Conference for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, HI.
65) Wang, W., *Tindall, M. J., Smith-Jentsch, K. A., & *Wiese, C. W. (2014). Beyond Cognitive Ability: Personality and Situational Judgment in Exercises. The 29th Annual Conference for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, HI.
66) Tay, L., Wang, W., & Huang, Q. (2014). An Introduction to ARIMA Time Series Analysis. The 29th Annual Conference for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, HI.
67) Smith-Jentsch, K.A., *Wiese, C. W., *Tindall, M. J., & Wang, W., (2014). Exercise-Specific Task Experience and the Construct Validity of AC Ratings. The 29th Annual Conference for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Honolulu, HI.
68) Wang, W., & Newman. D. A. (April 2013). Measuring Employee Engagement: Toward Consensus in Constructs and Instruments. The 28th Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial & Organizational Psychology, Houston, TX.
69) Wang, W., Jin, J., Drasgow, F., & de la Torre, J. (April 2013). Revisiting the Viability of Crowdsourcing: An Ideal-Point Model Approach. The 28th Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial & Organizational Psychology, Houston, TX.
70) Rasul, I., Wang, W., & Shabbir, M. S. (October 2012). Trust as a mediator for the effect of organizational justice: What do the multifoci and cultural approaches tell us? The 55th Annual Meeting of the Midwest Academy of Management. Itasca, IL.
71) Wang, W., Neuman. E. J. & Newman, D. A. (August 2012). Power analysis of the social network autocorrelation model. The 2012 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, MA.
72) Wang, W., Drasgow, F. & Liu, L. (July 2012). A Bi-Factor Approach to Within-item Multidimensionality Analysis and Subscore Estimation. The 77th Annual Meeting of the Psychometric Society, Lincoln, NE.
73) Wang, W., & Rupp, D. E. (June 2012). Justice Beliefs and Need for Justice as an Explanation for East-West Differences in Organizational Justice Perceptions. The 5th Biennial Conference of International Association for Chinese Management Research, Hong Kong.
74) Wang, W., Gill, M. S., & Rasul, I. A. (May 2012). Religiosity and Organizational Justice Perception: the Moral Cosmology and Modernism Theory Approaches. The 24th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.
75) Wang, W., Rupp, D. E. & Gill, M. S. (May 2012). Justice Need Strength and Contingency Beliefs Interact in Predicting Need for Justice. The 24th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.
76) Wang, W., Tay, L. & Drasgow, F. (April 2011). Assessing differential item functioning in polytomous items with Generalized Graded Unfolding Model (GGUM). The 26th Annual Conference of the Society of Industrial & Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL.
77) Wang, W., Senay, I., & Albarracin, D. (January 2010). Facilitation of action vs. inaction during simultaneous pursuit of multiple action vs. inaction goals in a complex Go/No-Go task. The 11th Annual Conference of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Las Vegas, NV.
78) Wang, W., & Albarracin, D. (March 2009). General action priming: exercise messages increase immediate food intake. 2009 Science of Behavior Change Symposium, Champaign, IL.
79) Wang, W., Li, H., & Albarracin, D. (January 2007). Cultural variations in the effects of action/inaction goals: A comparison between Eastern vs. Western cultures. The 8th Annual Conference of the Society of Personality and Social Psychology, Memphis, TN.
80) Wang, W., Zhou, N., & Zhou, J. (September 2005). Optimistic judgment towards positive and negative events among Chinese. The 4th International Positive Psychology Summit. Washington D.C.
* indicates UCF students supervised for the research of publications