What *do* we know about Team Dynamics for Long-Distance Space Exploration Missions?

Dr. Bell publishes "What We Know about Team Dynamics for Long-Distance Space Exploration: A Systematic Review" with former students Drs. Shanique Brown (Wayne State Univ.) and Tyree Mitchell (LSU). This article provides an important summary of over 72 different sources and is available open access. 

April 25, 2019

Dr. Bell's research featured in spanish-language Infobae

Check out an original interview with Drs. Bell, DeChurch, Contractor, and Kozlowski--published in Spanish via Infobae. You should see them salsa.

February 27, 2019

@teamslab alumni Dr. Shanique Brown gives keynote address at NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center

DePaul @teamlab alumni Dr. Shanique Brown recently gave a keynote address at Marshall Space Flight Center as part of their Black History Month program. She spoke about diversity and inclusion in preparation for mission to Mars. Dr. Brown is currently an assistant professor at Wayne State University. Her research focuses on judgement, decision-making, and team effectiveness. 

February 14, 2019

Lessons from the Cosmos

What leadership lessons can we learn from Space? Dr. Bell is interviewed by Korn Ferry for their Briefings magazine.

November 09, 2018

When Dr. Bell started doing research with extreme teams, she noticed that there really wasn't much guidance on how to research these teams. There are a number of challenges to the research process such as small sample sizes and limitations on what data can be collected. In this article, published in the Journal of Management, Dr. Bell and her team propose an approach for conducting actionable research with extreme teams. As they close the article "Our approach necessarily reflects the tension between the scientific imperative and the practical realities of conducting research on extreme teams—but also offers a means of mitigating this tension to some degree."

October 01, 2018

What's the science behind teamwork? Find out here in the cover story of the Monitor on Psychology

September 10, 2018

From Russia with love

Dr. Bell and her collaborators Drs. Noshir Contractor and Leslie DeChurch (both of Northwestern University) traveled to Moscow recently for a working group with their Russian collaborators at the Institute of Biomedical Problem, Russian Academy of Sciences. The team shared research ideas, refined their process model of interpersonal relationship formation, and solidified their protocol for the upcoming HERA data collection campaign at Johnson Space Center.

June 01, 2018

Team Composition and the ABCs of Teamwork published in American Psychologist

In teams, some combinations of people work together better than others. Read about what team composition is and why it is important, as well as the key discoveries related to how team composition shapes teamwork in our article published in the current issue of American Psychologist.

May 24, 2018

Dr. Bell selected as a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (APS)

Congratulations to Dr. Bell for being selected as a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science for "sustained and outstanding distinguished contributions to psychological science".

April 19, 2018

@Teamslab presents research at the annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Join us at the annual SIOP conference. @teamslab will be presenting in several sessions including a team composition research incubator, a session on interdisciplinary approaches to understanding time in teams, and a session on qualitative approaches to understanding team development over time.

April 19, 2018

Dr. Bell elected Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Dr. Suzanne Bell, @teamslab director, was elected a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Fellows are distinguished industrial and organizational psychologists who have made an unusual and outstanding contribution to the field. Congratulations Dr. Bell!

April 11, 2018

Dr. Bell interviewed in People + Strategy

Check out Dave Winsborough's interview with Suzanne Bell in the Spring Issue of People + Strategy

February 04, 2018

Graduate Student Melissa Vazquez named 24 under 24 Leader and Innovators

Melissa, a graduate student in the lab, was selected as one of the "24 Under 24 Leaders and Innovators in STEAM and Space." This award is from The Mars Generation, in conjunction with Aerojet Rocketdyne and the United Launch Alliance (Lockheed Martin and Boeing). Winners are from all over the world. Congratulations Melissa!


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