|2015 - Present||Assistant Professor of Management, San Jose State University|
|2005 - 2007||Ideological Differences in Public Compassion: Effects of Perspective Taking, Emotion, and Attributions on Willingness to Help|
|National Science Foundation - SBR-0518084|
|Role: Co-Principal Investigator|
|Colleague(s): Linda Skitka|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|2011 - Present||Editorial Board Member, Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy||2014 - 2015||Search Committee Member, Lindner Gambal Ethics Professorship||2013 - 2015||Co-Organizer, Department of Management Seminar Series, GWSB||2013 - 2015||Hiring Committee, Department of Management, GWSB||2013 - 2015||Research Committee, GWSB||2013 - 2015||Conflict of Interest Committee Member, GWU||2011 - 2012||Micro OB PhD Liaison, Stanford GSB||2010||Faculty Committee for the New Building, Stanford GSB||2006 - 2010||PhD Admissions Committee, Organizational Behavior, Stanford GSB||2009||Co-organizer, Research on Managing Groups and Teams conference||2006 - 2009||Co-organizer, Organizational Behavior Seminar Series, Stanford GSB||2005 - 2009||Co-Organizer, Justice Pre-conference to the SPSP annual meeting||2006 - 2008||Panel Member, SPSSI Grant in Aid Review||2006 - 2008||Member, Task Force on Feminism and Political Psychology||2006||DRRC, Post Doctoral Fellow Search Committee, Kellogg School of Management||2005||Volunteer, Kellogg Cares|
Honors and Awards
- Nominated for the PhD Distinguished Faculty Teaching and Service Award, Stanford GSB, 2011
- Louise and Claude Rosenberg Faculty Scholar for 2011-2012
- Ascendant Scholar, Western Academy of Management, 2011
- James and Doris McNamara Faculty Scholar for 2008-2009
- Best Paper - New Directions Award by the Conflict Management Division, Academy of Management, 2007
- Dispute Resolution Research Center Grant for Research, Northwestern University, 2005
- Society for Personality and Social Psychology Student Travel Award, 2002
- University Fellowship, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2001-2003
- First Place – Sigma Xi Graduate Research Competition, 2000
- Departmental Research Funding, University of Illinois at Chicago, 1999
- Addington Award for Outstanding Achievement in Psychology, University of Memphis, 1998
- Psi Beta Chi Award for Outstanding Academic Achievement, University of Memphis, 1998
- University Grants Academy Participant, SJSU, 2015-2016
- RSCA recipient, SJSU, Spring 2017
- Organizational Justice and Behavioral Ethics
- Organizations and Leadership
- Organizations and Human Capital
- Conflict Management and Negotiations
|2004||PhD, Social Psychology, The University of Illinois at Chicago|
|2000||MA, Social Psychology, The University of Illinois at Chicago|
|1998||BA, Psychology, University of Memphis|
Journal Articles (19)
From incidental harms to moral elevation: The positive effect of ...
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology (2017)
We contend that unintentional, uncontrollable, and unavoidable (i.e., incidental) hardships boost perceptions of volunteers' moral character because observers have a reflexive positive ...
When Values and Attributions Collide: Liberals’ and Conservatives’ Values Motivate ...
Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin (2010)
Conservatives tend to make dispositional whereas liberals make situational attributions for social problems and alleged misconduct (the “ideo-attribution effect”). Three ...
Chameleons Bake Bigger Pies and Take Bigger Pieces: Strategic Behavioral ...
Journal of Experimental Social Psychology (2008)
Two experiments investigated the hypothesis that strategic behavioral mimicry can facilitate negotiation outcomes. Study 1 used an employment negotiation with ...
Dispositions, scripts, or motivated correction? Exploring competing explanations for ideological ...
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology (2002)
Research has consistently found that liberals and conservatives generate different attributions for the causes of social problems and respond differently ...