Vita

 

ANITA L. BLANCHARD

Associate Professor of Psychology and Organization Science

Department of Psychology

University of North Carolina Charlotte

Colvard 4030

9201 University City Drive

Charlotte, NC 28223-0001

Phone: 704.687.1321

Anita.Blanchard@uncc.edu

 

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D.  Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA                           May 2000

            Organizational Psychology

Dissertation: Virtual behavior settings: A framework for understanding virtual communities

            Advisor: M. Lynne Markus

M.A.    Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA,                          May 1994

            Organizational Psychology

M.S. Course Work, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC,       1986-1988

            Operations Research

B.S.   University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC                                  May 1986

           Mathematical Sciences

 

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

 

  • Associate Professor of Psychology and Organization Science, University of North Carolina Charlotte 2008-present
  • Assistant Professor of Psychology and Organization Science, University of North Carolina Charlotte 2001-2008
  • Assistant Professor of Psychology, California State University Northridge 1999-2001
  • Lecturer of Psychology, California State University Fullerton 1996-1998
  • Lecturer of Psychology, Fullerton College 1995-1996

 

HONORS

Bank of America Award for Teaching Excellence Finalist                                 2016

 

PEER REVIEWED JOURNAL ARTICLES

 

Blanchard, A. L., Caudill, L. E.* & Walker, L. S. (in press).  Developing an entitiativity measure and distinguishing it from antecedents and outcomes within online and face-to-face groups, Group Processes & Intergroup Relations, available online as a pre-print

Johnson, S. K. & Blanchard, A. L. (2016).  Trends and Predictors of Alternative Medicine Use Among University Students: A 10 Year Comparison Study Susan K. Johnson, Ph.D., Anita Blanchard, Ph.D. International Journal of Complementary & Alternative Medicine, 1 (1).

Johnson, S.K., & Blanchard, A. L. (2016). Emotional Intelligence and mental health: Stress and symptom pathways. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 38, 79-92. doi:10.17744/mehc.38.1.06

Wadsworth, M. D.* & Blanchard, A. L. (2015)  Influence in Virtual Teams, Computers in Human Behavior, 44(1), 386-393.

Blanchard, A. L., Stewart, O. J.*, Cann, A. & Follman, L.* (2014). Making Sense of Humor at work, The Psychologist-Manager Journal, 17 (1), 49-70.

Welbourn, J. L., Blanchard, A. L., & Boughton, M. D. (2012) Motivations in Virtual Health Communities and Their Relationship to Community, Connectedness and Stress.  Computers in Human Behavior.

Blanchard, A. L., Welbourne, J. A. & Boughton, M. A*. (2011) Model of Online Trust: The Mediating Role of Norms and Sense of Virtual Community. Information, Communication, and Society, 14 (1), 76-101.

Blanchard, A. L., Welbourne, J. A., Gilmore, D., & Bullock*, A.  (2009) Followership styles and employee attachment to the organization.  The Psychologist Manager Journal, 12, 111-131.

Blanchard, A. L., & Henle, C. A. (2008) Correlates of different forms of cyberloafing: The role of norms and external locus of control. Computers in Human Behavior, 24, 1067-1084.

Henle, C. A., & Blanchard, A. L. (2008) Predicting cyberloafing at work: The relationship between work stressors, organizational sanctions, and cyberloafing. Journal of Managerial Issues, 20(3), 383-400..

Blanchard, A. L. (2008) Testing a Model of Sense of Virtual Community, Computers in Human Behavior, 24, 2107-2123.

Blanchard, A. L. (2007). Developing a sense of virtual community measure, Cyberpsychology & Behavior.  10 (7), 827-830.

Johnson, S. & Blanchard, A. L. (2006). Alternative medicine and herbal use among university students, Journal of American College Health, 55 (3), 163-169.

Blanchard, A. L. (2006). Listserv implementation and sense of community: The relationships with increased knowledge and face-to-face interaction. International Journal of e-Collaboration, 2 (2), 27-45.

Blanchard, A. L. & Markus, M.L. (2004). The experienced “sense” of a virtual community: Characteristics and processes. The Data Base for Advances in Information Systems, 33 (1), 64-79.

Blanchard, A. L. (2004c) Virtual behavior settings: An application of behavior settings theories to virtual communities. Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, 9 (2) [available online at] http://www.ascusc.org/jcmc/vol9/issue2/blanchard.html.

Ensher, E., Heun, C. & Blanchard, A. (2003). Online Mentoring And Computer-Mediated Communication: New Directions In Research. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 63, 264-288.

Blanchard, A. L. & Horan, T. (1998) Virtual communities and social capital, Social Science Computer Review, 16, 293-307.

Donaldson, S. I., & Blanchard, A. L. (1995) The seven health practices, well-being, and performance at work: Evidence for the value of reaching small and underserved worksites. Preventive Medicine, 24, 270-277.

Eveland, J. D., Blanchard, A., Brown, W., & Mattocks, J. (1995) The role of ‘help networks’ in facilitating use of CSCW tools. The Information Society, 11, 113-129.

 

EDITOR Invited Journal Articles

 

Blanchard, A.,  (2013).  Virtual Communities in I/O Psychology, The Industrial/Organizational Psychologist, 51 (1), 13-17.

 

 

PEER REVIEWED BOOK CHAPTERS

 

Blanchard, A. L., Stewart, O. J.*, & Medaugh, M.* (in press) The Paradox of Challenge: How Nurses use Professional Virtual Communities to Navigate their Career, Research in Careers, Volume 4.

Ruggs, E.N., Walker, S. S., Blanchard, A.L.,  & Gur, S.* (2016). Online exclusion: Potential biases that may arise when using social media in employee selection, in (R. Landers & G. Schmidt, Eds) Social Media in Selection,

Gur, S.*, Blanchard, A. L, & Walker, L. S. (2016) Impacts on Society: Informational and Socio-Emotional Support in Virtual Communities and Online Groups, in (B. Baggio, ed) Analyzing Digital Discourse and Human Behavior in Modern Virtual Environments, IGI Global

Askay, D.A.*, Blanchard, A. L., Stewart, O.J.* (2013). Managing Entitativity through Social Media. In T. Bondarouk and M.R. Olivas- Luján (Eds.), Social Media hu Human Resources Management: Advanced Series in Management. Emerald.

Blanchard, A. L. & Cook, J. (2012) Virtual learning communities in psychology:  Future directions, In Buch, K. & Barron, K. (Eds.) Discipline Centered Learning communities:  Creating connections among students, faculty, and curricula: New directions for teaching and learning. Jossey-Bass

Walker, L. S., Blanchard, A. L., & Burnett, H. D.* (2011)  The role of experiments in virtual groups.  In Shawn Long (Ed.) Virtual work and Human Interaction Research, IGI Global.

Blanchard, A. K., Askay, D*. & Callas, K*. (2010) Sense of Community in Professional Virtual Communities.  In Shawn Long (Ed) Communication, relationships, and practices in virtual work, IGI Global .

Blanchard, A. L. & Rashotte, L. S.  (2010) The Role of Technology in the Development of Group Trust.  In D. Latusek & A. Gerbasi (Eds).  Trust and Technology, IGI Global.

Blanchard, A. L. (2008) Sense of Virtual Community: Definition, Antecedents and Outcomes, In S. Kelsey & Kirk St. Amant (Eds) Handbook of Computer-Mediated Communication Research, Hershey: PA:  IGI Global.

Blanchard, A. L. (2007) The definition, antecedents and outcomes of successful virtual communities. In N. Koch (Ed.) The Encyclopedia of e-Collaboration, Hershey: PA:  IGI Global.

Blanchard, A. L. (2004a). Blogs as virtual communities: Identifying a sense of community on the Julie/Julia Project. Into the Blogosphere: Rhetoric, community and culture of weblogs. L. Gurak, S. Antonijevic, L. Johnson, C. Ratcliff, & J. Reyman (Eds). University of Minnesota, [available online at] http://blog.lib.umn.edu/blogosphere.

Blanchard, A. L. (2004b) The Effects of Dispersed Virtual Communities on Face-to-Face Social Capital. In M. Huysman and V. Wulf (Eds.) Social Capital and Information Technology. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press.

 

INVITED BOOK CHAPTERS

 

Blanchard, A. (2017a) Telecommuting, In S. Rogelberg (Ed.) Encyclopedia of I/O Psychology 2nd Edition, Sage.

Blanchard, A. (2017a) Virtual Organizations, In S. Rogelberg (Ed.) Encyclopedia of I/O Psychology¸ Sage.

Blanchard, A. L. (2007) Organizational sense of community and listserv use: examining the roles of knowledge and face-to-face interaction, in N. Kock (ed) E-Collaboration in Modern Organizations: Initiating and Managing Distributed Projects (Advances in e-Collaboration Series: Volume 2).  Hershey: PA:  IGI Global.

Blanchard, A. (2006a) Telecommuting, In S. Rogelberg (Ed.) Encyclopedia of I/O Psychology, Sage.

Blanchard, A. (2006b) Virtual Organizations, In S. Rogelberg (Ed.) Encyclopedia of I/O Psychology¸ Sage.

Blanchard, A. L. & Horan, T. (2000) Virtual communities and social capital, In G. D. Garson (Ed.) Social Dimensions of Information technology: Issues for the new millennium. Hershey, PA: Idea Publishing Group.

 

PEER REVIEWED PUBLISHED CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

 

Welbourne, J., Blanchard, A. L., Boughton, M. D.* (2009). Supportive Communication, Sense of Virtual Community and Health Outcomes in Online Infertility Groups. In Communities and Technology 2007: Proceedings of the Fourth Communities and Technologies Conference, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.

Blanchard, A. L. & Markus, M. L. (2007). Technology and Community Behavior in Online Environments In C. Steinfield, B. T. Pentland, M. Ackerman, & N. Contractor (Eds). Communities and Technology 2007: Proceedings of the Third Communities and Technologies Conference, Michigan State University, Springer.

Blanchard, A. L. & Markus, M. L. (2002) Sense of community—Maintaining the experience of belonging. Proceedings of the Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS), 8.

Eveland, J. D., Blanchard, A. L., Brown, W. & Mattocks, J. (1994).  The role of “help networks” in facilitating use of CSCW tools, Proceedings of the 1994 ACM conference on Computer supported cooperative work. 

 

RESEARCH UNDER REVIEW

 

RESEARCH IN PREPARATION

 

 

Blanchrd, A. L. & Engemann, K.* Facebook Status Updates. Small Group Research.

Stewart, O. J.* & Blanchard, A. L. Employee Constructions of CSR Discourse and Perceptions of Moral Justice, Business & Society

Blanchard, A.L., Stewart, O.J.*, & Cannavello, A. Revising sense of community: A problematic construct, Journal of Organizational and Group Management (targeted)

 

* indicates students who are co-authors

 

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

 

Blanchard, A. L. (2017).  Networking Getting the most out of your conference presentations, Society of System Engineers Professional Development Program, UNC Charlotte.

Blanchard, A. L. (2016).  Getting the most out of your conference presentations, Anthropolgoy Graduate Students Professional Development Program, UNC Charlotte.

Blanchard, A. L. (2016). Virtual Communities at Work and Play: New insights into the effects of online groups on individuals, organizations, and society, Nuggets of Knowledge, UNCC Alumni Presentation

Blanchard, A. L. (2014)  Communication in the computer age:  Email etiquette, Workshop Presentation to the UNC Charlotte Staff.

Blanchard, A. L. (2013)  Communication in the computer age:  Email etiquette, Workshop Presentation to the UNC Charlotte Staff.

Blanchard, A. L. (2012)  Communication in the computer age:  Email etiquette, Workshop Presentation to the UNC Charlotte Staff.

Blanchard, A. L. (2011).  Virtual Communities and Online Groups:  Applications of Psychological Theory Online, Presented to Research, Application and Pedagogy Conference, California Polytechnical University, Pomona, CA.

Blanchard, A. L. (2010).  Social and Professional Virtual Communities, Presentation to Bank of America Learning Group, Charlotte, NC.

Blanchard, A. L. (2010)  Business Uses of Social media, Presentation to University City Chamber of Commerce, Charlotte, NC

Blanchard, A. L. (2010)  Social media in communities and organizations, Presentation to Carolina Girl Geeks Dinner, Charlotte, NC

Blanchard, A. L. (2009). The Virtual Employee: Staying in the loop while out of the office. IBM Charlotte Technical Symposium. Charlotte, NC.

Blanchard, A. L. (2008)  Challenges and benefits of using email in groups, Presentation to the UNC Charlotte Developmental and Alumni Office.

Blanchard, A. L. (2008).  Virtual groups at work:  Current issues and future directions, Industrial/Organizational Organizational Behavior (IOOB) Annual Conference, Fort Collins, Colorado

Blanchard, A. L. (2006) Sense of community: Making “real” connections online. Davidson College Research Symposium.

Blanchard, A. L. (2006) Sense of community—How to define and measure it. NC Association of Non-Profit Homes for the Aging (NCANPHA) Annual Conference, New Bern, NC.

Blanchard, A. L. (2000). Virtual communities and “real” and virtual civic engagement. National Civic League’s 106th Conference on Governance, Arlington, VA.

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

 

Caudill, L.* & Blanchard, A. L. (2017) Perceiving Multiple Leaders: Examining the Influence of Entitativity in a Shared Leadership Context, INGroup 2017 Conference

Blanchard, Anita L., Ernst, Brittany A.*, & Walker, Lisa S. (2017) Entitativity in Online Groups, INGroup 2017 Conference

Schmidtt, G., & Blanchard, A. (2016)  Social Media as a Technology for Connecting People to Each Other and Knowledge, Chairs, Southern Management Association Annual Conference, Charlotte, NC.

Blanchard, A. L., Gur, S*., Engemann, K*. (2016).  Understanding entitativity on Facebook, Southern Management Association Annual Conference, Charlotte, NC.

Blanchard, A. L., (2016). Organizations and Measures, Discussant.  Academy of Management Annual Conference, Anaheim, CA.

Blanchard, A. L., Caudill, L.* & Walker, L. S., (2016). Validating an entitativity measure and distinguishing it within its nomological network.  Academy of Management Annual Conference, Anaheim, CA.

Johnson, S.K., Blanchard, A.L. (May, 2016). Emotional Intelligence: Stress and symptom reporting mediational pathways. Association for Psychological Science 26th Annual Convention, Chicago, Ill.

Blanchard, A. L., Caudill, L.* & Walker, L. S., (2015). Developing an entitativity measure and distinguishing it within its nomological network.  Ingroup Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Blanchard, A. L., Schmidtt, P. B., Stewart., O. J., & Caudill, L. (2015).  Reconceptualizing sense of community: An analysis of its definition, distinctiveness, and nomological network. Ingroup Annual Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Johnson, S.K., Blanchard, A.L., Porter, A.M.*, & Sagui, S.* (March, 2015). Trends and Predictors of Alternative Medicine Use Among University Students. Southeastern Psychological Association conference, Hilton Head, S.C.

Blanchard, A. L., (2014)  Virtual Groups, Teams and Entitativity Conference Session Facilitator and Respondent,  Southern Management Association Annual Conference, Savannah, GA.

Blanchard, A. L., Caudill, L.*, Walker, L., Stewart, O.J.*, & Stukes, F.  (2014) Validating Measures for Entitativity, INGroup Annual Conferenece, Raleigh, NC July.

Schmidt, P.*, Stewart, O. J.*, Blanchard, A. L., Caudill, L.* (2014) Sense of community: Revising a problematic construct, Southern Sociological Association.

Blanchard, A. L., Caudill, L.*, Walker, L., Stewart, O.J.*, & Stukes, F.  (2014) Validating Measures for Entitativity, Southern Sociological Association Annual Conference, Charlotte, NC.

Wadsworth, M. D.* & Blanchard, A. L.  (2013) Leadership in virtual teams. Academy of Management Annual Conference, Orlando, FL

Blanchard, A. L., Stewart, O. J.*, Medaugh, M.*, & Szymanska, I.* (2013) Understanding Employee Use of Professional Virtual Communities, INGroup Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Blanchard, A. L., Follman, L., Cann, A., & Stewart, O. J. (2012) Making Sense of Humor at Work, Paper presented to Annual Confernece of the Academy National Communication Association, Orlando, FL.

Blanchard, A. L. & Walker, L. S., (2012) Entitativity in Online Groups: Theory Development, paper presented at Annual INGroup Conference.

Blanchard, A. L. & Long, S. D. (2012) “Eating their own”: The Usefulness and Challenges of Conflicting Norms in Professional Nursing Virtual Communities. Paper presented at the August, 2012 Annual Confernece of the Academy of Management, Boston, MA.

Blanchard, A. L. & Walker,, L. S. (2011) Entitativity:  A theoretical Model, Presentation at the INGroup annual conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Welbourn, J. L., Blanchard, A. L., & Boughton, M. D., (2011) Virtual Health Communities and Stress, Presentation at the Association of Internet Researchers Annual Conference in Seattle, WA.

Blanchard, A. L., Askay, D.*, Boughton, M. D.* (2011) Entitativity on Facebook, Presentation at the Association of Internet Researchers Annual Conference in Seattle, WA.  7

Blanchard, A. L. & Walker, L. S. (2011).  Trust and Entitativity Online,  Presentation at The Southern Sociological Association Annual Conference in Jacksonville, FL.

Follman, L.*, Blanchard, A. L., Stewart, O. J.*, & Cann, A. (2011). Humor at Work: Coping with Stress and Increasing Organizational Identity, To be presented at the Annual American Psychological Association conference in Washington, D.C.

Blanchard, A. K., Askay, D*. & Callas, K*. (2010) Sense of Community in Professional Virtual Communities.  Presentation at the annual National Communication Association Conference, San Francisco, CA.

Welbourne, J., Blanchard, A. L., Boughton, M. D.* (2009). Supportive Communication, Sense of Virtual Community and Health Outcomes in Online Infertility Groups. Paper presented at the Fourth Communities and Technologies Conference, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.

Boughton, M.*, Blanchard, A. L., Welbourne, J. (2008) Organizational commitment and Sense of community, Paper presented at Southeastern Psychology Association Annual Conference.

Janardhanam, N.*, Johnson, S., & Blanchard, A. L. (2008) Does Emotional Intelligence affect symptom reporting, Paper presented at American Psychosomatic Society Annual Conference.

Blanchard, A. L. (2008).  Media Choice and Usage. Chair. Academy of Management Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.

Blanchard, A. L. (2008) Southeastern I/O Psychology Association Program, Chair and Organizer. Southeastern Psychology Association Annual Conference, Charlotte, NC.

Blanchard, A. L., Welbourne, J. A. & Boughton, M.* (2007) A Model of Online Trust: The Mediating Role of Norms and Sense of Virtual Community. Presented at the Academy of Management Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Blanchard, A. L., Welbourne, J. A., Gilmore, D., & Bullock, A.* (2007) Followership as a mediator between job involvement and organizational commitment and satisfaction. Presented at the Academy of Management Annual Conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Blanchard, A. L. & Markus, M. L. (2007). Technology and Community Behavior in Online Environments. Paper presented at the International Conference on Communities and Technologies, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI.

Nifong, J. P.*, McAnulty, R. D., Blanchard, A. L., Cann, A., & Brineman, J. (2007). Predictors of Problematic Internet Use in College Students. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southeastern Psychology Association (SEPA), New Orleans, LA.

Blanchard, A. L. & Henle, C. A. (2006) Identifying and Predicting Forms of Cyberloafing: The Role of Norms and External Locus of Control. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA.

Blanchard, A. L. (2006) Online Communities, Session Chair. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA.

Blanchard, A. L. (2006). Testing a model of Sense of Virtual Community. Paper presented at the 21st Annual Conference Society for I/O Psychologists, Dallas, TX.

Blanchard, A. L. & Rosso, A.* (2006). Mentoring, Organizational Commitment and Organizational Sense of Community. Interactive Poster at the 21st Annual Conference Society for I/O Psychologists, Dallas, TX.

Henle, C. A. & Blanchard, A. L. (2005) Cyberloafing as a Coping Method: Relationship Between Work Stressors, Sanctions, and Cyberloafing, Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Honolulu, HA.

Blanchard, A. L., Eklund, E.* & Boone, M.* (2005) Testing the Effects of Community in Organizational Citizenship Behavior, Paper presented at the 20th Annual Conference Society for I/O Psychologists, Los Angeles, CA.

Blanchard, A. L. (2005). A Faculty Member’s View of Internship Supervision, In A. L. Blanchard (Chair) Successful Internships: A Discussion from Academic and Practitioners’ Experience, Symposium at the 20th Annual Conference Society for I/O Psychologists, Los Angeles, CA.

Blanchard, A. L. (2003) Whose community is it anyway? Testing a model of member participation and sense of community in virtual communities. Association of Internet Researchers Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada.

Blanchard, A. (2003). How do listservs increase organizational sense of community, Paper presented at the 18th Annual Conference Society for I/O Psychologists, Los Angeles, CA.

Blanchard, A (2003) Teaching Activities for Undergraduate Courses in Industrial-Organizational Psychology. Symposium at the 18th Annual Conference Society for I/O Psychologists, Orlando, FL.

Ensher, E., Huen, C. & Blanchard, A. (2002) Online Mentoring And Computer-Mediated Communication: New Directions In Research. Academy of Management, Denver, CO.

Blanchard, A. L., & Markus, M. L. (2002) Sense of community—Maintaining the experience of belonging. Hawaiian International Conference on System Sciences, Big Island, Hawaii. Nominated for Best Conference Paper Award.

Blanchard, A. L. (2001). Developing a model of virtual community functioning, Association of Internet Researchers, Minneapolis, MN.

Blanchard, A. L. & Horan, T. (2001). LA CultureNet: Successes and failures in a Cultural Community Network. Association of Internet Researchers, Minneapolis, MN.

Blanchard, A. L. (2001). Virtual behavior settings: Understanding virtual group development, Western Academy of Management, Sun Valley Idaho.

Blanchard, A. L. (2000). In search of a common story: The utilization of qualitative methods to explore employees’ careers, work-personal life, and virtual interactions. Western Academy of Management, Kona, Hawaii.

Blanchard, A. L. (1999) The emerging environment of virtual communities: Virtual behavior settings. Environmental Design and Resource Association (EDRA), Orlando, FL.

Blanchard, A. L. (1999). Towards an understanding of Internet use and well-being. Western Psychological Association, Irvine, CA.

Blanchard, A. L. & Horan, T. (1997). Can we surf together if we’re bowling alone: The effects of virtual communities on social capital. American Sociological Association, New York, NY.

Blanchard, A.L. (1996). An evaluation of the changes in computing help structure, Western Psychological Association, San Jose, CA.

Blanchard, A. L., Wierson, M., Sun, L. Arquilles, L. (1995). Perceptions of differential treatment by health care professionals. Western Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA.

Eveland, J.D., Blanchard, A., Brown, W., Mattocks, J. (1994). The role of ‘Help Networks’ in facilitating use of CSCW tools. Computer Supported Cooperative Work, Chapel Hill, NC.

Eveland, J.D., & Blanchard, A. L. (1994). The role of ‘Help Networks’ in facilitating use of new computer tools. International Sunbelt Social Network Conference, New Orleans, LA.

 

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS UNDER REVIEW

 

 

 

RESEARCH REPORTS

 

Blanchard, A. L., & Clow, C*. (2007).  Analysis of Former Southminster Employees, Prepared for Southminter CCRC as an OSCR project.

Blanchard, A. L. & Rashotte, L. S. (2008)  Analysis of UNC Charlotte Graduate School Communication Processes.

 

ACADEMIC GRANTS AND AWARDS

 

Internal

  • Faculty Reseach Grant (2010), UNC Charlotte $10,500; with Dr. Lisa Walker,
  • Faculty Research Grant (2007), UNC Charlotte $7,760; with Dr. Jennifer Wellbourne
  • Junior Faculty Research Grant (2004), UNC Charlotte $6,000
  • Junior Faculty Research Grant (2002), UNC Charlotte $4,760
  • Faculty Development, CSU Northridge (2000) $1,000,
  • Graduate Research Fellowship, Claremont Graduate University, 1993-1995
  • Johnston Scholarship, The University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, 1982-1986

 

External

  • OSCR Project, $10,285.  Analysis of UNCC Graduate School Communication problems with Dr. Lisa Rashotte.
  • OSCR Project, $375.  Project leader. Analysis of former Southminster employees with Chase Clow*.
  • OSCR Project, $10,500, Project Supervisor of student consultants to monthly Lowe’s employee assessments.
  • Fellow, NSF Advanced Training Institute in Social Psychology:  Using the Internet to Conduct Experiments, 2002
  • Getty Information Institute to Claremont Graduate University Research Institute $66,000 (Project Director), 1998
  • John Randolph and Dora Haynes Foundation, Haynes Social Science Dissertation Fund, Claremont Graduate University $16,000, 1997.

 

Additional Grant Activity

  • Faculty Mentor, for NSF Funded REU grant, Research Internships in Cognitive Science, P. Goolkasian (PI), Nakia Gordon (Co-PI).
  • Rogelberg, S. , Long, S., & Blanchard, A. L. Organizational Science Diversity Development Initiative submitted to Chancellor’s Diversity Challenge Fund, 2008-09.  $6,600.

 

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Undergraduate Introduction to I/O Psychology, University of North Carolina Charlotte

Undergraduate Research Methods, University of North Carolina Charlotte

Undergraduate Advanced Seminar Topics in I/O Psychology, University of North Carolina Charlotte

Graduate Organizational Behavior & Psychology I, University of North Carolina Charlotte

Graduate Organizational Behavior & Psychology II, University of North Carolina Charlotte

Graduate Level Applied Research Methods, University of North Carolina Charlotte

Graduate Level Quantitative Methods, University of North Carolina Charlotte

Graduate Seminar in Survey Research Methods , University of North Carolina Charlotte

Graduate Internship Coordinator, University of North Carolina Charlotte

Graduate Level Writing in the Organization Sciences, University of North Carolina Charlotte

Advanced Training for Managers, UNC Charlotte Belk School of Business, Continuing Education Program

Undergraduate I/O Psychology, California State University Northridge

Undergraduate Research Methods, California State University Northridge

Undergraduate Seminar in Leadership, California State University Northridge

Undergraduate Critical Thinking and Problem Solving, California State University Fullerton

Undergraduate Computer Applications in Psychology, California State University Fullerton

Undergraduate Introductory Psychology, Fullerton College

Undergraduate Pre-Calculus, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

Undergraduate Calculus for Business Majors, University of North Carolina Chapel Hill

 

Student Committees (Chair)

  • Leann Caudill, PhD in Organization  Sciences, Leadership and Entitativity
  • Iza Szymanska, PhD in Organization Science. Identity Conflict in Family Business, PhD, Quals.
  • Marla Boughton. PhD in Organization Science. Identity and Attachment in Online groups. Predoctoral Project
  • Marla Boughton. PhD in Organization Science. Influence in Virtual Teams, Dissertation
  • Jerome Stewart, PhD in Organization Science.  Pre-Doc Project, Employee Identity and Commitment and Corpoprate Social Responsibility
  • Annie Rosso. Masters in I/O Psychology. The influence of high quality mentoring relationships on organizational commitment and organizational sense of community. Defended Spring 2005
  • Elizabeth Tedesco. Masters in I/O Psychology. The Moderating Effect of Telecommuting Status on Organizational Commitment. Defended Summer 2006
  • Holly Stroup. Masters in I/O Psychology. Sense of community in professional virtual communities. Defended Spring 2009.
  • Heather Duxbury, Masters in I/O Psychology.  User perceptions of entitativity and identification in an online message board simulation.  Defended Spring 2009. Won Best Social Science Master’s Thesis, Fall 2009.
  • Marina Varonina. Undergraduate Honor’s Thesis in Psychology. The effects of age on organizational commitment and job satisfaction and how they are moderated by career stage. Defended Spring 2007.
  • Andrea Purrington,  Entitativity in online sports  groups, 2014-2015

 

Undergraduate Independent Study and Research Lab

  • Lynne Ingersoll. Telecommuting and Boundaries, Fall 2003.
  • Jessica England Sides: Work-Family-School Balance, Spring, 2002.
  • Jessica Carlsen, Sense of Community in Blogs, Spring 2004.
  • Annaliese Thomas, Health Virtual Communities, Fall 2006.
  • Nick Conley, Health Virtual Communities, Spring 2007.
  • Katherine Keeton, Trolls online
  • Sarah Metts, Sense of virtual community and identity
  • Margo Villarosa, Lab research assistant
  • Melissa Jourdain, Lab research assistant
  • Sherifa Johnson, Lab research assistant
  • Kama Green, Lab research assistant
  • Lindsey Rutherford, Lab research assistant
  • Veronica Lett, Lab research assistant
  • Anthony , Lab research assistant

 

Graduate Independent Study

  • Richard Louie, Virtual COMmunity Research Lab, Spring 2009-
  • Nikki Blacksmith, Sense of Virtual community in a blog, Summer 2006-Fall 2007.
  • Heather Gordon, Sense of Virtual community in a blog, Summer 2006- Fall 2007.

 

Student Committees (Member)

  • Caroline Newell, University Honors
  • Feleisa Stukes, PhD in Computing and Informatics (Co-Chair).  Supporting activity in Communities of Purpose, Dissertation
  • David Askay,Quals Committee, Doctoral Committee, Organization Sceince
  • Daniel Bonilla, Quals committee, Doctoral Committee, Organization Science
  • Pamela Wisniewski, Doctoral Committee, MIS
  • YiMing Zheng, Doctoral Committee, MIS
  • April Spivak, Quals, Predoctoral project in Organization Sciences
  • David Askay, Predoctoral project in Organization Sciences, Quals committee
  • Annada Hypes.  PhD in Health Psychology.
  • Kimberly Miller. Undergraduate Honor’s Thesis.
  • Amber Glow. Masters in I/O Psychology. The relationship of perceived social support and work-family spillover, job satisfaction and well-being. Defended Spring 2007.
  • Jason Nifong. Masters in Community & Counseling Psychology. Internet addiction. Defended Summer 2006.
  • Jason Williams. Masters in I/O Psychology. The effects of lateness to meetings. Defended Spring 2006.
  • Angela Bullock. Masters in I/O Psychology.  The effects of followership style on organizational commitment and job satisfaction. Defended Spring 2005
  • Carolyn Wolf. Masters in I/O Psychology. The differences between avoidable and unavoidable turnover in organizations. Defended Spring 2004.
  • Chris Miller. Masters in I/O Psychology. Conscientiousness and International Managerial Performance. Defended Spring 2004.
  • Kimberly McKessey. Masters in I/O Psychology Similarity and differences in personality type and the quality of leader-member exchange (LMX). Defended Spring 2003.
  • Gena Dechant. Masters in I/O Psychology Emotional intelligence (EQ) and retention. Defended Spring 2003.
  • Kia Linker. Masters in I/O Psychology. Executive coaching. Spring 2002.
  • Breni Rice. Masters in I/O Psychology. Performance feedback and the Big 5, Fall 2003.
  • Jeremy Theissen. Masters in I/O Psychology, Employee motivation and Six Sigma. Defended Spring 2003.
  • Andrea Gemma. Masters in I/O Psychology The effects of personality, support and family characteristics on job burnout in the workplace.
  • Patrick Ingham. Masters in I/O Psychology. Leadership on virtual teams.
  • Rachel Woodall, Masters in I/O Psychology, A model of Cyberloafing Stress, and Justice.
  • Jennifer Hosey, Masters in I/O Psychology, Emotional Labor in a Healthcare Environment
  • Nimi Jahardhanam, Masters in Community & Counseling Psychology, Health symptons and Emotional Intelligence
  • Jennifer Charles Sicotte, Masters in I/O Psychology,

 

ACADEMIC SERVICE

 

Departmental

  • International Education Committee, 2013-
  • Advisory Committee, 2010-
  • I/O Psychology Hiring Committee, 2012
  • Advisor Hiring Committee, Chair 2010
  • Editor, UNC Charlotte Undergraduate Journal of Psychology, 2005-2009
  • Member, Psychology Department Diversity Committee 2008-2009
  • Chair (2006) and Member (2003, 2005) Graduate Student Admissions committee, Masters in I/O
  • Member of the Centeral Carolina Conference in Psychology planning committee, 2006
  • Member of the Psychology Department Workload Committee, 2002-2006
  • Member of the Masters in I/O Revision Committee, 2003-2004
  • Member of the I/O Search Committee, 2002-2005
  • Psychology Department Meeting Note taker, 2001-2002
  • ASC Departmental Fund Drive Coordinator, 2001-2006

 

College

  • Reassignment of Duties Leave 2013-2015
  • Digital Arts, Science, and Technology 2013-, Leader
  • Organizational Science Advisory Committee 2008-2012
  • Organizational Science Summer Institute, Admissions Committee, 2011
  • Organizational Science Summer Institute, Mentor, 2011
  • Member, Organization Science transdisciplinary conference planning committee
  • Member, Organization Science graduate student Admissions committee
  • Member, Organization Science Summer Institute student admittance committe
  • Member, Organization Science Summer Institute planning committee
  • Member, Organization Science Transdisciplinary Event Planning committee, 2006-2007
  • Advisor, student Society for Human Resource Managers (SHRM) group, 2002-present.
  • Member Organizational Science PhD Development Committee, 2003-2006
  • College of Arts and Sciences Faculty Council Alternate Representative, 2002-2004

 

University

  • Organizational Science Summer Institute Fellow Mentor 2010-
  • Developer, Moderator and Evaluator, GradNet, Virtual community for UNC Charlotte Graduate Students, 2012-
  • Developer and Moderator, PhDAdvisors, Listserv for UNC Charlotte PhD Advisors
  • Faculty Affiliate, Center for Graduate Life, UNC Charlotte Graduate School

 

Community

  • Survey Consultant, Myers Park Baptist Church, 2011-
  • Survey Consultant, Camp Blue Skies volunteer and Caregiver exit survey, 2011-
  • Board member, Holy Communications, to set up virtual communities for Myers Park Baptist Church.
  • Ad hoc advisor to Meck Connect, at Mecklenberg County initiative to increase citizen involvement.
  • Survey consultant for annual parent survey for Thompson Child and Family Focus.  Ongoing from May 2007-2010.
  • Treasurer and Executive board member for North Carolina I/O Psychologists, 2002-2007
  • Judge at NC Psychology Graduate and Undergraduate Research Fair, 2002

 

Media Appearances

  • Pixel Point Press
  • The Daily Burn
  • WBTV, WCCB, WSOC, TWC
  • Shelby Star
  • Charlotte Observer
  • Gastonia Gazette
  • Lake Norman News
  • UNC Charlotte Alumni Magazine
  • EXCHANGE, the UNC Charlotte College of Arts and Sciences Alumni magazine
  • UNC Charlotte’s Women in Science project
  • University City Magazine
  • New Jersey Star Ledger
  • Los Angeles Times
  • Panelist on local NPR Affiliate WFAE’s Charlotte Talks (2008, 2009, 2014)

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE AND AFFILIATIONS

 

Editorial Review Boards

  • Novel Applications of Virtual Communities in Health Care (Editor:  Christo El Morr)
  • Journal of Business and Psychology  (2014-)
  • Small Group Research (2013-)
  • Management of Information Systems Quarterly (MISQ), Associate Editor, Special Issue (2013-2015)
  • Journal of Applied Communication Research (2012-)
  • Organization Science (2008-  )
  • Journal of Computer Mediated Communication (2008-2010)
  • International Journal of e-Collaboration (2006-2010)
  • Journal of Management (2006-2008)
  • Virtual Work and Human Interaction Research: Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches, Shawn D. Long (Editor)

 

 

Ad Hoc Reviewer For Journals and Peer Reviewed Books

  • PLOS
  • Social Compass
  • Career Development International
  • Administrative Science Quarterly
  • Social Behavior and Psychology
  • Computers and Education
  • Small Group Research
  • Journal of Communication
  • American Journal of Community Psychology
  • Information and Management
  • Technology in Society
  • Forum for Social Economics
  • International Journal of Internet Science (IJIS)
  • The Information Society
  • New Media and Society
  • Information, Communication, and Society
  • American Psychologist
  • Journal of Applied Psychology
  • MIS Quarterly (MISQ)
  • The DATA BASE for Advances in Information Systems
  • Information Systems Research (ISR)
  • Journal of Management Information Systems (JMIS)
  • Social Science Computer Review (SSCR)
  • The Psychologist Manager Journal
  • Encyclopedia of E-collaboration Technologies
  • Journal of Prevention and Intervention in Communities

 

Awards:

 

  • Nominated: Best reviewer reward, AOM OCIS division, 2010

 

Conference Reviewer

  • INGroup
  • The Academy of Management (AOM)
  • Society of I/O Psychologists (SIOP)
  • Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences (HICSS)
  • The International Conference on Information Systems (ICIS)
  • European Conference on Information Systems
  • The Association of Internet Researchers (AoIR)

 

Proposal Reviewer

  • Dutch Research Council
  • National Science Foundation
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Grant
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (Grant)
  • Responsible Innovation (MVI) Dutch Government Grant

 

Conference Service

  • Associate Editor, Organizational Communication and Information Systems division, Academy of Management Conference, 2007-present
  • Associate Editor, Online communities division, International Conference on Information Systems, 2010
  • Chair, Nominations committee, Organizational Communication and Information Systems division, Academy of Management Conference, 2007-2008
  • Continuing Education Committee Member, Society for I/O Psychologists annual conference, 2007-2008.
  • Organizer and presiding officer of the Southeastern I/O Psychology Association (SEIOPA) Seminar for SEPA Conference, 2008
  • Volunteer, Organizational Communication and Information Systems division, Academy of Management Conference, 2006

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

  • Senior Research Associate and Project Manager, Claremont Graduate University Research Institute, Claremont, CA (1995-1999)
  • Research Consultant, Claremont, CA, 1993-1999
  • Computing and Statistics Consultant, The Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA, 1994-1995
  • Manager, Quantitative Analyst, American Express, New York, NY, 1991-1992
  • Senior Quantitative Analyst, Citicorp POS Information Services, Stamford, CT, 1998-1991

 

Member

  • Academy of Management (OB, MOC)
  • INGroup
  • National Communication Association
  • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Association of Internet Researchers
  • North Carolina I/O Psychologists
  • American Psychological Association
  • Charlotte Area Society of Human Resource Management
  • Charlotte Area Society for Training and Development

 

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