Faculty Hub Talk - Passion Amid the Pandemic: Applying a Person-Centered Approach to Explore the Relationships between Co-Existence of Work and Non-Work Passion and Life Satisfaction
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Marina Astakhova is an Associate Professor of Management at the Robins School of Business at the University of Richmond. She was previously on the faculty of Soules College of Business at the University of Texas at Tyler. She received her Ph.D. degree in Management from Kent State University.
Her scholarly work and teaching have received numerous awards, including Best Poster Award (2014) from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, four Best Paper Proceedings of the Academy of Management (2013, 2015, 2016, and 2017), Best Paper Award (2016) and Best Paper Runner-Up Award (2017) from the SIM Division at the Academy of Management. The book “Green Organizations: Driving Change with I-O Psychology, in which she co-authored a chapter, received the Organizations and the Natural Environments Division's Book Award (2014) at the Academy of Management. At the University of Texas at Tyler, Astakhova was the recipient of the President’s Scholarly Achievement Award (2021), George W. and Robert Pirtle Endowed Professorship (2019-2023), and Soules College of Business Research Award (2016). She also received Soules College of Business Teaching Award (2018), and Outstanding Executive Faculty Award for Teaching (2017, 2019).
Marina Astakhova worked with TACIS, the program sponsored by the European Union, where she assisted local entrepreneurs with business plan writing and grant applications. She also worked as an HR specialist at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company. She continues to provide consulting for profit and non-profit U.S. organizations and involves her students in HR and OB client consulting projects.