School of Professional Psychology Faculty
Paul G. Michael, Ph.D.
- Ph.D. Experimental Psychology, Concentration: Industrial & Organizational Psychology, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, 2003
- M.S. Experimental Psychology, The University of Memphis, Memphis, TN, 2000
- B.S. Psychology, Minor: Sociology, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, Blacksburg, VA, 1996
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).
- American Psychological Association (APA)
- Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP)
- Oregon Psychological Association (OPA)
- 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.
- 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, OR.
- 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, OR.
- 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, California.
- 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, California.
- 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, Illinois.
- 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, Kansas.
- 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, TN.
- 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, California.
- 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, Hawaii.
Paul G. Michael, Ph.D.