Aurora Odette C. Mendoza, Ph.D.



Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Social Psychology

Research Interests

Assessing Emergency Responses in a Disaster; Coping and Resilience; Service Learning Outcomes; Social Inequality; Social Performance of Organizations; Test Development


Ph.D. Psychology, University of the Philippines – Diliman

M.S Psychology (Industrial/Organizational), University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh

B.S Psychology, University of the Philippines – Diliman

Selected Publications

Mendoza, Aurora C. (2016). An Integrated Model for Understanding Driver Intentions to Commit Traffic Violations, Proceedings of the 2016 International Conference on Traffic and Transport Psychology, Brisbane, Australia, August 2-5, 2016.

Del Castillo, N., & Corpuz-Mendoza, A. (2010).The meaning of houses: An interdisciplinary study. In C. Murphy, S.J. Wake, D. Rhodes, D. Turner & G. McConchie (Eds.), On the edge: Cross-disciplinary & intra-disciplinary connections in architectural science. Proceedings of the 44th Annual Conference of the Australian and New Zealand Architectural Science Association. CD-ROM.

Professional Associations

Member (Jan 2012 to Present), CHED Technical Committee for Psychology

Board Member (2010 to 2012), Psychological Association of the Philippines

International Society for Coaching Psychology

Phi Kappa Phi International Honor Society

Pi Gamma Mu International Honor Society in the Social Sciences

Psi Chi American National Honor Society in Psychology

Pambansang Samahan sa Sikolohiyang Pilipino

Philippine Fulbright Scholars Association

Awards and Recognition

Research Fellow, National Center for Transportation Studies 2015-2018

Centennial Faculty Grant 2010-2011

U.P. Local Faculty Fellow 1993-1999

Fulbright-Hays Fellow 1980-1983

U.P. Local Faculty Fellow 1979-1980

Other Work Experience

Director (2014 to Present), System Office of Admissions, University of the Philippines

Chair (2009 to 2012), Department of Psychology, University of the Philippines – Diliman

College Secretary (2005 to 2009), College of Social Sciences and Philosophy, University of the Philippines – Diliman

Program Area Coordinator, MA Psychology for Industrial Organizational Track (2007 to Present), Department of Psychology, University of the Philippines – Diliman

Assistant Chair for Undergraduate Studies (2003 to 2004. 1987 to 1989), Department of Psychology, University of the Philippines – Diliman

Instructor (1977 to 1986), Department of Sciences, University of the Philippines – Los Baños