Julia E. Hoch, Ph.D. earned her Ph.D. from Kiel University, Germany. She was a visiting assistant professor at Michigan State University for two and a half year, and she taught at the Technical Universities of Munich and Dresden. In Fall 2012, Dr. Hoch joined California State University Northrige (CSUN), where she teaches Human Resoures, Leadership and Organizational Behavior in Management, David Nazrian College of Business and Economics.
Dr. Hoch has published her work in journals such as the Journal of Applied Psychology, Human Resources Management Review, Journal of Managerial Psychology, Journal of Business Psychology, and Journal of Personnel Psychology. In addition, she has written over a dozen peer reviewed articles and book chapters, and has presented her research at various conferences in Europe and in the United States. Dr. Hoch's research interest are in managing virtual teams, shared leadership, and diversity issues. She has consulting experience and conducted applied research projects on virtual team management and diversity issues with companies, such as Avaya, Bosch, BehrGroup, Medtronic and Trustwave.