Valerie J. Morganson
Industrial & Organizational Psychology
Assistant Professor
University of West Florida

 

 
Education
Ph.D., Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Old Dominion University
M.S.,  Experimental Psychology, Old Dominion University
B.A., Psychology and French, University of Connecticut
 
Research Interests
Dr. Morganson's research program focuses broadly upon (1) gender issues in organizations and (2) careers and work-life balance issues. Within the first theme, she is particularly interested in service workers' experiences of sexual harassment from clients. Additionally, Dr. Morganson researches the underrepresentation of women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) fields. She engages in research to identify individual and organizational mechanisms for reducing work-life conflict (e.g., coping, leadership, job analysis).
 
Current Courses
  • Research Methods II (PSY 3215)
  • Industrial Psychology (INP 3004)
Recent Publications

Major, D. A., & Morganson, V. J. (2011). Applying I-O Psychology to help organizations and individuals balance work and family. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 4, 398-401.

Holland, J. M., Major, D. A., Morganson, V. J., & Orvis, K. A. (2011). Capitalizing on opportunity outside the classroom: Exploring the supports and barriers to the professional development activities of computer science and engineering majors. Journal of Women and Minorities in Science and Engineering, 17(2), 173-192.

Major, D. A., & Morganson, V. J. (2011). Coping with work-family conflict: A leader-member exchange perspective. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 16, 126-138.

Morganson, V. J., Jones, M. P., & Major, D. A. (2010). Understanding women’s underrepresentation in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics: The role of social coping. The Career Development Quarterly, 59, 169-179.

Morganson, V. J., Major, D. A., Oborn, K. L., Verive, J. M., & Heelan, M. P. (2010). Comparing telework locations and traditional work arrangements: Differences in work-life balance support, job satisfaction, and inclusion. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 25, 578-595.

Lauzun, H. M., Morganson, V. J., Major, D. A., & Green, A. P. (2010). Seeking work life balance: Employees’ requests, managers’ responses and organizational barriers. The Psychologist-Manager Journal, 13, 184-205.

Winstead, B. A., & Morganson, V. J. (2009). Gender and relationships at work. In S. Wright & R. Morrison (Eds.), Friends and Enemies in Organizations: A Work Psychology Perspective (pp. 139-167). New York: Palgrave Macmillan.
Verive, J. M., Morganson, V. J., & Albiero, R. (2009). Telework: A centuries-old idea with modern value and appeal. Workspan, 12, 65-70

Morganson, V. J., Major, D.A., & Bauer, K. N. (2009). Work-life job analysis: Applying a classic tool to address a contemporary issue. The Psychologist-Manager Journal, 12, 252-274.

Major, D. A., & Morganson, V. J. (2008). Best practices for IS&T supervisors. In M. Khosrow-Pour (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology (Vol. 2., pp.329-334). Hershey, PA: Idea Group Reference.

Major, D. A., & Morganson, V. J. (2008). Toward an inclusive climate IS&T work climate. In M. Khosrow-Pour (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Information Science and Technology (Vol. 2., pp.1899-1905). Hershey, PA: Idea Group Reference.

 

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Dr. Morganson's Workforce Issues Lab