Professor Tara Lâ€™Heureux is a full time faculty member in the Department of Psychology at the University of New Haven. She received her Ph.D. in 1991 from the University of Connecticut in Industrial and Organizational (I/O) Psychology. At the University of New Haven, she teaches courses in the Masterâ€™s in Industrial and Organizational Psychology Program.
Prior to coming to UNH in 1990, she worked as a psychological testing specialist at Life Insurance Marketing and Research Association (LIMRA) International in Farmington, Connecticut. Dr. Lâ€™Heureuxâ€™s research interests are in performance management systems, organizational justice, and worker well being. Her work has appeared in Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Psychology of Women Quarterly, and Journal of Business and Psychology. Dr. Lâ€™Heureux teaches courses in Performance Management, Industrial Psychology, Worker Well-Being , Statistics, and Organizational Behavior, and has received awards for teaching excellence.
She is a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, American Psychological Association, and the Society for Human Resource Management. Dr. Lâ€™Heureux is a board member and past president of the Human Resource Association of Greater New Haven. She has consulted in the areas of performance management and industrial testing for small and large Connecticut companies.
She currently resides in Hamden, CT with her husband Mark and sons, Lee and William.