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School of Labor and Employment Relations University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Yijue Liang

PhD Candidate

249 LER Building, 504 E. Armory Avenue, Champaign, IL 61820


Ph.D., Human Resources and Industrial Relations, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Illinois, Expected May 2021

BEc, Finance, Sun Yat-sen University, 2016

Research Interests

  • Work-nonwork life
  • Stress
  • Leadership

Research/Academic Experience

Research Assistant, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Aug 2016-Present
Research Assistant to Dr. Junqi Shi, Sun Yat-sen University, Oct 2014-June 2016


*Contributed equally to the work.

Javalagi, A.*, Liang, Y.*, Zheng, A., & Kramer, A. (2018). The bright and dark sides of OCBs: A meta-analysis. Poster presented at the 33th Annual Conference of Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL.

Liang, Y., & Liu, Y. (2018). How and when do leader coaching behaviors shape subordinate proactivity: Testing a moderated mediation model. Presented at Teams Research Incubator Weekend 3.0, Chicago, IL.

Liang, Y. (2017). Gender role attitude congruence moderates the relationship between OCB and work-family conflict. Presented at the 77th annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA.