Thomas G. Reio, Jr - College of Education
T HOMAS G. REIO, JR., PHD, CPH A CADEMIC A PPOINTMENTS Associate Professor, Adult Education and Human Resource Development Appointed Graduate Faculty/Dissertation Advisor Status (2007) P ROGRAM AFFILIATIONS Department of Leadership and Professional Studies E DUCATION FACULTY 1997 Ph.D., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Adult and Continuing Education Minor: Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics 1992 Master’s Business Administration, Averett University 1979 B.S., University of Maryland, Horticulture Minors: US History, Spanish C ONTACT O FFICE ZEB 310A A DDRESS 11200 SW 8th Street, Miami, FL 33199-0001 PHONE 305-348-2093 E-MAIL firstname.lastname@example.org W EB LINKS http://education.fiu.edu/ S UMMARY PROFILE ACADEMIC PROFILE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION Interim Associate Dean of Graduate Studies & Associate Professor Thomas G. Reio, Jr. is currently the Interim Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Associate Professor of Adult Education and Human Resource Development. He has also held previous administrative positions in the College including serving as chair of the former department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies. Dr. Reio was a manager, chief operating officer, and training director for 16 years in the service industry. He has been a certified professional horticulturist since 1989. After serving four years as a Lecturer at the University of Maryland and six years as an assistant and tenured associate professor at the University of Louisville, Dr. Reio moved to FIU in 2007. Dr. Reio has extensive experience in the area of graduate studies, having experienced considerable success teaching and advising doctoral and master level students. He teaches graduate classes in adult education and human resource development, educational psychology, and research methods. His research concerns taking a sociocultural view of curiosity and risk taking motivation and their links to learning and development across the lifespan, socialization practices (e.g., mentoring), and workplace incivility. Several of his recent works have won prestigious awards. In August 2010, a coauthored paper concerning a longitudinal examination of adolescent risk-taking and its health-related outcomes was cowinner of the paper-of the-year in the Journal of School Psychology (6th ranked journal in psychology). In March 2012, a co-authored paper with one of his graduate students regarding workplace incivility and conflict management was awarded the Richard A. Swanson Research Paper-of-the-Year Award for Human Resource Development Quarterly, the most prestigious research journal in the HRD field. On the same day, two former FIU students and Dr. Reio were awarded the Issue-of-the-Year Award for their themed issue on workplace engagement in the journal Advances in Developing Human Resources. As a result of these accomplishments, Tom was awarded an FIU Top Scholar Award in Spring 2012.