Associate Professor of Management
PhD, Tulane University, 2003
BA, University of Texas at Austin, 1997Specialties
Ethical Decision Making, Organizational Justice, Diversity Issues, Organizational Behavior, NegotiationsPositions Held
At the University of Washington since 2011
Associate Professor at Texas A&M University (2009-2011)
Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University (2003-2009)Current Research
Ethical Decision Making, Organizational Justice, Diversity IssuesHonors and Awards
Summer Research Grant from the Mays Business School (2010)
Texas Transportation Institute Grant, An Analysis of the Workforce Climate at the Texas Transportation Institute, Principal Investigator (2008)
The Association of Former Students of Texas A&M College Level Distinguished Teaching Award, Texas A&M University (2007)
Mays Research Fellow, Texas A&M University (2007-2010)
Montague Center for Teaching Excellence Scholar, Texas A&M University (2006)
NASA Cooperative Agreement, An Analysis of the Workforce Sustainability of Two Gulf Coast Shuttle Program Locations Following Hurricane Katrina, Principal Investigator (2006)
Summer Teaching Grant, Texas A&M University (2006)
Summer Teaching Grant, Texas A&M University (2005)
Murphy Institute Fellowship for Doctoral Student Research, Tulane University (2002)
Best Papers Award from the Organizational Management Theory Division of the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management (2000)Academic Service
Editorial Board Member:
Academy of Management Journal (2010-present)
Academy of Management Review (2005-present)
Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes (2007-present)
Administrative Science Quarterly (2006-present)
Journal of Applied Psychology (2005-present)
Social Justice Research (2003-present)Professional Affiliations
Academy of Management
American Psychological Association
Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology
International Society for Justice ResearchSelected Publications
"Light from the Dark Side? A Motivational Model for Unethical Pro-Organizational Behavior," with J.B. Bingham, Organization Science
, Vol. 22, 2011, pp. 621-640.
"Formal Infrastructure and Ethical Decision-Making: Empirical Investigation and Implications for Supply Management," with D. Rottig and X. Koufteros, Decision Sciences Journal
, Vol. 42, 2011, pp. 163-204.
"Unethical Behavior in the Name of the Company: The Moderating Effect of Organizational Identification and Positive Reciprocity Beliefs on Unethical Pro-Organizational Behavior," with J.B. Bingham and M.C. Mitchell, Journal of Applied Psychology
, Vol. 95, 2010, pp. 769-780.
"The Influence of Distributive Justice on Lying for and Stealing from a Supervisor," with R. Ren, J.B. Bingham and C.I. Gogus, Journal of Business Ethics
, Vol. 86, 2009, pp. 507-518.
"Managing Discrimination in Selection: The Influence of Directives from an Authority and Social Dominance Orientation," with A.L. Simmons, W. Boswell and M.C. Triana, Journal of Applied Psychology
, Vol. 93, 2008, pp. 982-993.
"Fairness at the Top: Procedural Justice and Collaborative Problem Solving in New Product Development," with H. Li and J.B. Bingham, Organization Science
, Vol. 18, pp. 200-216.
"When Birds of a Feather Flock Together and When They Do Not: Status Composition, Social Dominance Orientation, and Organizational Attractiveness," with K. Smith-Crowe, A.P. Brief, J. Dietz and M. Baskerville, Journal of Applied Psychology
, Vol. 92, 2007, pp. 396-409.
"Community Matters: Realistic Group Confict Theory and the Impact of Diversity," with A.P. Brief, J. Dietz, J. Burrows, R. Butz and L. Scholten, Academy of Management Journal
, Vol. 48, 2005, pp. 830-944.
"Prior Experiences as Temporal Frames of Reference in Social Justice: The Influence of Previous Fairness Experiences on Reactions to New and Old Supervisors," with K. Van den Bos, J.W. Burrows, R. Folger, J.J. Lavelle, J. Eaglestone and J. Gee, Social Justice Research
, Vol. 18, 2005, pp. 99-120.
"The Role of Instrumental and Expressive Social Network Ties in Employees' Perceptions of Organizational Justice," with G. Labianca, D.J. Brass, E. Kass and L. Scholten, Organization Science
, Vol. 14, 2003, pp. 738-753.
"Building Houses on Rocks: The Role of the Ethical Infrastructure in Organizations," with A.E. Tenbrunsel and K. Smith-Crowe, Social Justice Research
, Vol. 16, 2003, pp. 285-307.
"High Procedural Fairness Heightens the Effect of Outcome Favorability on Self-Evaluations: An Attributional Analysis," with J. Brockner, L. Heuer, N. Magner, R. Folger, K. Van den Bos, M. Magner and P. Siegel, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes
, Vol. 91, 2003, pp. 51-68.
"Is Virtue its Own Reward? Self-Sacrificial Decisions for the Sake of Fairness," with C.J. Turillo, R. Folger, J.J. Lavelle and J.O. Gee, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes
, Vol. 89, 2002, pp. 839-865.
"Emulation in Academia: Balancing Structure and Identity," with G. Labianca, J.F. Fairbank, J.B. Thomas and D.A. Gioia, Organization Science
, Vol. 12, 2001, pp. 312-330.