Ma. Regina M. Hechanova
Field of award: Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Year awarded: 2005
Division: Social Sciences
In recognition of her contributions to the field of Industrial/ Organizational Psychology especially in understanding the dynamics and meaning of work in the Philippine setting. Her researches focused on Filipino workers as they go on expatriate assignment; as they combine job and family; as they respond to new technology and learn best practices. Moreover, she used partnerships and media to bridge the gap between researches and practice.
Education: PhD (Industrial/Organizational Psychology) Central Michigan University; MS (Psychology) University of the Philippines 1992; BS (Hotel and Restaurant Administration) University of the Philippines 1986