Laura Pineault

Laura Pineault

Doctoral Candidate
Research Design and Analysis Consultant

(313) 899-0476

5057 Woodward Ave., Suite 7801
Detroit, MI 48202

Curriculum vitae

Laura Pineault

Student Representative (2019-2020), Education and Training (E&T) Committee, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP)

TIP-TOPics Columnist (2019-2021), The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist

Science Student Council Industrial/Organizational Psychology Representative (2019-2021), American Psychological Association

Editorial Assistant (2018-2019), Journal of Managerial Psychology, Emerald Publishing

  • Assist the Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Amanuel Tekleab, with all aspects of the administration, commissioning, planning and producing of peer-reviewed publications (ten hours per week).


COVID RAPID Response Grant
Role: Lead Graduate Research Assistant
Awarded: May 2020
Award tenure: June 2020 – June 2021
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Sociology
Proposal title: RAPID: Work, Family, and Social Well-Being among Couples in the Context of COVID-19


  • BSc, Behavior, Cognition and Neuroscience, University of Windsor, 2016
  • Master of Arts, Promoting work-life balance through context: Effects of work-life culture on employee outcomes, 2019

Awards and grants

  • 5th Place, SIOP Machine Learning Competition, March 2019, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

  • Doctoral Award Recipient, Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), Government of Canada

  • Betty J. Neitzel Memorial Award for I/O Students
    Awarded: April 2020
    Sponsor: Department of Psychology, WSU
    Annual award given to a doctoral candidate in I/O Psychology at WSU for excellence in
    Ross & Margaret Stagner Memorial Award
    Awarded: April 2020
    Sponsor: Department of Psychology, WSU
    Annual award designed to honor an advanced graduate student in Psychology, who makes outstanding
    contributions that go beyond any single area of excellence, including research and scholarship, teaching
    and instruction, and service to the Department, and/or University, and/or profession, and/or community.
    Appointed to Award Selection Committee for 2020 Garrett T. Heberlein Excellence in Teaching Award
    Committee tenure: January 2020
    Sponsor: Graduate School, WSU
    Appointed to a five-person committee tasked with reviewing departmental nominees’ application
    materials and selecting two graduate student award recipients.
    Graduate Student Poster Day Award Winner for the I/O Area
    Awarded: Nov. 2019
    Sponsor: Department of Psychology, WSU
    Poster title: Pineault, L., & Dickson, M. (2019). Revisiting the factor structures of common work-life
    support scales.
    I/O Doctoral Student Consortium Travel Award
    Awarded: April 2019
    Sponsor: I/O Area, Department of Psychology, WSU
    The sole I/O doctoral student from WSU nominated and sponsored to attend the “Lee Hakel SIOP
    Doctoral Consortium” at the 34th Annual Meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational
    Psychology (SIOP) in National Harbor, MD.

  • Garrett T. Heberlein Excellence in Teaching Award for Graduate Students, April 2019, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

  • Department of Psychology’s Award for Excellence in Laboratory Instruction ($250), April 2019, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI

Selected publications

Even ivory towers can’t protect women from “bearing the brunt” of the COVID-19 pandemic

Beyond Compliance

TIP-TOPics for Students: Virtually Indestructible: How to Thrive in the Digital World as a Graduate Student During COVID-19

TIP-TOPics for Students: R We There Yet? A Graduate Student Guide to Adopting R




Other qualifications directly relevant to courses taught

Research Design and Analysis Consultant, Department of Psychology


Incremental coursework

GS 0900, Essential Research Practices: RCR (Credit: 0.00), Fall 2016
PSY 7150, Quantitative Methods: 1 (Credit: 4.00), Fall 2016
PSY 7590, Industrial & Organizational Psychology (Credit: 3.00), Fall 2016
PSY 7620, Social Psychology: Research & Theory (Credit: 3.00), Fall 2016
PSY 7160, Quantitative Methods: 2 (Credit: 4.00), Winter 2017
PSY 7500, Research Methods in Industrial/Organizational Psychology (Credit: 3.00), Winter 2017
PSY 7620, Seminar in Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Organization Theory (Credit: 3.00), Winter 2017