Our current projects are focused on the following themes:
Emotions in organizational lifeWe are investigating how workers develop emotions that are directed toward groups and organizations. These emotions can be important for organizational attitudes and employee well-being. Some questions we are currently investigating include:
Our research on emotional and unhealthy reactions to workplace unfairness has been covered by the Wall Street Journal, Fox Business News, and the Washington Post.
Economic Factors in
Stress and Well-being
We have recently been exploring how the economy and the way work is organized contributes to disparities in health and well-being across occupations and industries. Some questions we have looked at or are looking at include:
College Student Success in STEM Fields
We have started looking at the effectiveness of supplemental instruction in improving student success in STEM fields, particularly chemistry and pre-med courses of study. Some of our work is looking at: