Paul G. Michael, PhD

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503-352-2616

Roles and Interests

Instructor: Statistics & Research Design

Supervise thesis and dissertation research

Research Interests: Personnel selection (e.g., selection programs, interviews, and applicant reactions); environmental psychology (e.g., examining environmental attitudes and connectedness to nature and evaluating programs designed to increase pro-environmental behaviors); emotions at work (e.g., relationship between humor and work stress); and organizational climate in environmentally conscious organizations (e.g., climate of sustainability and eco-initiatives).

Education

PhD Experimental Psychology, Concentration: Industrial & Organizational Psychology, The University of Memphis, Memphis, Tenn, 2003

MS Experimental Psychology, The University of Memphis, Memphis, Tenn., 2000

BS Psychology, Minor: Sociology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Blacksburg, Va., 1996

Professional Membership

American Psychological Association (APA)

Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP)

Oregon Psychological Association (OPA)

Selected Publications

Van Scotter, J. R., Moustafa, K., Burnett, J. R., & Michael, P. G. (2007). Influence of prior acquaintance with the rate on rater accuracy and halo. Journal of Management Development, 26, 790-803.

Schwerin, M. J., Michael, P. G., Glaser, D. N., & Farrar, K. L (2002). A cluster evaluation of Navy quality of life programs. Evaluation and Program Planning, 25, 303-312.

Michael, P. G., Leeming, F. C. & Dwyer, W. O. (2000). Headway on urban streets: Observational data and an intervention to decrease tailgating. Transportation Research Part F: Traffic Psychology and Behaviour, 3, 55-64.

Selected Presentations

Kjos, A. A., Michael, P. G., & Davis, S. E. (2009, April). Violent video game play and normative beliefs about aggression. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, Ore.

Michael, P. G., & Dhaliwal, S. (2010, June). Addressing Environmental Challenges within Organizations. Panel Discussion Session at the annual meeting of the Association for Environmental Studies and Sciences (AESS), Portland, Ore.

Cohen, J., Baniasadi, M., Womble, J., Flot, D., & Michael, P. G. (2005, April). An examination of electronic performance monitoring, procedural justice, and stress. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Los Angeles, Calif.

Michael, P. G., Chen, H. T., Jenega, J. B., Farmer, W. L., Eller, D. E., & Nayak, A. (2005, April). Validity evidence for a computer-administered interest inventory for the Navy. Poster session presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Los Angeles, Calif.

Michael, P. G. (2004, April). JOIN: Jobs and occupational interest in the Navy. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, Ill.

Hindelang, R. L., Michael, P. G., & Watson, S. E. (2002, June). Considering applicant interests in initial classification: The development of Jobs and Occupational Interest in the Navy (JOIN). Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Military Operations Research Society (MORS), Ft. Leavenworth, Kan.

Michael, P. G., & Olmsted, M. (2002, April). Affective organizational commitment, retention intent, and retention behavior: Investigation of a path model. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Ontario, Canada.

Michael, P. G. (2002, January). The psychology of safety: Safety self-management. Invited address at the annual DuPont Safety Summit Conference, Memphis, Tenn.

Schwerin, M. J., Michael, P. G., & Glaser, D. N. (2001, August). Impact of quality of life (QOL) programs on readiness and retention. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, Calif.

Schwerin, M. J., Uriell, Z., & Michael, P. G. (2000, June). Evaluating quality of life programs in the US Navy: Comparing dissimilar programs on a common metric. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Evaluation Association, Honolulu, Hawai‘i.

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Health Professions Building 2 283