Faculty & Staff

Margaret Nauta

Professor
  • CURRENT COURSES
  • PSY 390.Sec 031 Advanced Research Apprenticeship
  • PSY 490.Sec 031 Clinical-Counseling Capstone Project
  • PSY 110.Sec 004 Fundamentals Of Psychology
  • PSY 437.Sec 001 Group Psychotherapy And Counseling
  • PSY 499.Sec 031 Independent Research For The Masters Thesis
  • PSY 287.Sec 031 Independent Study
  • PSY 290.Sec 031 Special Projects:Research Apprenticeship
  • PSY 291.Sec 031 Special Projects:Undergraduate Teaching
  • TEACHING INTERESTS
  • Fundamentals of Psychology; Vocational Counseling; Group Psychotherapy and Counseling
  • RESEARCH INTERESTS
  • Social and Cognitive Influences on Career Choice and Development; Academic and Professional Role Model Influences; Women's Career Development
  • Ph D Psychology (Counseling) - 1997
  • Iowa State University
  • Ames, Iowa
  • Dissertation/Thesis topic: Women in Mathematics, Science, and Engineering College Majors: A Model Predicting Career Aspirations Based on Ability, Self-efficacy, Role Model Influence, and Role Conflict
  • MS Psychology - 1994
  • Iowa State University
  • Ames, Iowa
  • BS Liberal Arts and Sciences (Psychology) - 1992
  • University of Illinois
  • Urbana-Champaign, Illinois
  • PRESENTATIONS
  • Bouchard, L. M., & Nauta, M. M. (2017, August). College students' health, work volition, and short-term career outcomes. Poster presented at the 125th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

  • Bouchard, L. M., & Nauta, M. M. (2017, August). The association of health symptoms and cognitions with work volition. Poster presented at the 125th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

  • Nauta, M. M. (2016, August). Evaluating the efficacy of the Missouri Occupational Card Sort. Poster presented at the 124th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Denver, CO.

  • Zobell, C. J., & Nauta, M. M. (2016, April). CIP-65 scores: Psychometric properties and relationship to maximizing tendency. Poster presented at the 29th Annual Great Lakes Regional Counseling Psychology Conference, Bloomington, IN.

  • Yeoward, J. L., & Nauta, M. M. (2014, October). Factors influencing the major satisfaction and leadership aspirations of men and women in traditional and nontraditional fields. Paper presented at the 85th Annual Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences Conference, Anderson, IN.

  • Nauta, M. M., & Niemczyk, A. K. (2014, August). Leadership aspirations among students in traditional and non-tradiitional fields. Poster presented at the 122nd Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

  • Liu, C., Kainth, R. S., Gebhardt, S. T., Yang, L.-Q., Nauta, M. M., & Spector, P. E. (2014, May). Co-worker conflict in cross-cultural settings: The moderating effect of harmony. Poster presented at the 29th Annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Honolulu, HI.

  • Paxson, G. M., & Nauta, M. M. (2014, February). The associations between religious or Greek organization membership and college students' self-perceptions of loneliness, connectedness, and purpose. Poster presented at the 6th Annual Society for Personality and Social Psychology preconference on Psychology of Religion-Spirituality, Austin, TX.

  • Yang, L.-Q., Liu, C., Nauta, M. M., Caughlin, D. E., & Spector, P. E. (2013, May). Be mindful of what you impose on your colleagues: Social burden in the workplace. In L.-Q. Yang & R. Wright (Chairs), Let all social partners in the social support process count: New perspectives on classical theory. Symposium conducted at the Biannual Conference of Work, Stress, and Health, Los Angeles, CA.

  • Nauta, M. M., & Austin, M. J. (2012, August). Role models, self-efficacy, and women's entrepreneurial interests. Poster presented at the 120th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.

  • Young, L. M., Nauta, M. M., & Swerdlik, M. E. (2012, August). Sexism as a predictor of attitudes toward women in combat. Poster presented at the 120th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Orlando, FL.

  • Pfeiffer, N., Liu, C., Nauta, M. M., & Fan, J. (2012, April). Core self-evaluation and the relations between workplace conflict and withdrawal. Poster presented at the 27th Annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, San Diego, CA.

  • Liu, C., Yang, L.-Q., Nauta, M. M., Khan, S. I., & Shahani-Denning, C. (2012, April). The relation between procedural injustice and conflict with supervisor. Poster presented at the 27th Annual Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, San Diego, CA.

  • Outstanding University Teacher Award
  • Illinois State University
  • 2009
  • Outstanding College Teacher Award (social sciences)
  • Illinois State University College of Arts and Sciences
  • 2007
  • Teaching Initiative Award
  • Illinois State University
  • 2002
  • Teaching Excellence Award
  • Iowa State University Graduate College
  • 1997