Professors
Alexandra Henderson
Title
Associate Professor
Nationality
USA
Institute
Zayed University College of Business Abu Dhabi, UAE
Expertise in
Management (occupational health, diversity, leadership)
Other Reference
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Experience

Education

Bowling Green State University

PhD, 2017, Industrial/Organizational Psychology

MA, 2016, Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Lund University

MSc, 2013, Sport Psychology

Dartmouth College

BA, 2010, Psychology

Academic and Professional Employment

Zayed University (Abu Dhabi, UAE) Dec 2017 – Present

College of Business

Assistant Professor of Management

Zayed University (Abu Dhabi, UAE) Aug 2017 – Nov 2017

College of Business

Instructor of Management

Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green, OH) Jan 2017 – May 2017

Department of Psychology

Graduate Student Instructor

Naval Postgraduate School (Monterey, CA) Jun 2016 – Aug 2016

Graduate School of Business & Public Policy

Graduate Student Intern/Researcher

Bowling Green State University (Bowling Green, OH) Aug 2014 – Dec 2016

Department of Psychology

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Lund University (Lund, Sweden) May 2012 – Aug 2012

Department of Psychology

Graduate Research Assistant

Mercer (Boston, MA) Jan 2011 – Aug 2011

Human Capital Intern

Dartmouth College (Hanover, NH) Jun 2010 – Jan 2011

Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences

Research Assistant

Research Areas

Occupational Health (mistreatment, recovery, resilience, health & well-being)

Diversity & Inclusion (gender, health/obesity)

Leadership (gender, health & well-being)

Publications

Peer Reviewed Articles

Atkinson, T. P., Matthews, R. A., Henderson, A. A., & Spitzmueller, C. (2018). Reactions to psychological contract breaches and organizational citizenship behaviors: An experimental manipulation of severity. Stress and Health, 34, 391-402.

Ritter, K. J., Matthews, R. A., Ford, M. T., & Henderson, A. A. (2016). Understanding role stressors and job satisfaction over time using adaptation theory. Journal of Applied Psychology, 101, 1655-1669.

Book Reviews & Book Chapters

Henderson, A. A., Lortie, B. C., & Jex, S. M. (2017). Applying sports-related mental toughness to organizations. In D. Svyantek (Ed.) Sports and Understanding Organizations.

Henderson, A. A., & Matthews, R. A. (2016). Overwhelmed: How to work, love, and play when no one has the time [Book Review]. Academy of Management Learning & Education, 15, 392-394.

Professional Presentations

Martin, S. L., Klimoski, R. J., & Henderson, A. A. (2018, August). The impact of proactivity on internal service quality. Paper presented at the 78th annual conference of the Academy of Management, Chicago, IL.

Henderson, A. A. & Matthews, R. A. (2018, April). A temporally based investigation of experienced incivility and perpetrated CWBs. Poster presented at the 33rd annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL.

Henderson, A. A., Foster, G. C., & Zickar, M. J. (2017, August). OCB measurement: A CTT and IRT analysis and revised OCB measure. In A. A. Henderson, Complexities of organizational citizenship behavior. Paper presented at the 77th annual conference of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA.

Henderson, A. A., Matthews, R. A., & Horan, K. A. (2017, June). Ego-depletion as a mediator of the relationship between sleep and work performance. Poster presented at the 12th international conference on Occupational Stress and Health, Minneapolis, MN.

Henderson, A. A., Matthews, R. A., & Ford, M. T. (2017, June). Adaptation as an explanation for the resilience of health behaviors to work stress. Poster presented at the 12th international conference on Occupational Stress and Health, Minneapolis, MN.

Henderson, A. A., Powley, E. H., Barrett, F. J., & Ruff, J. (2017, June). Resilience training at boot camp: Personality as a predictor of training effectiveness. Poster presented at the 12th international conference on Occupational Stress and Health, Minneapolis, MN.

Horan, K. A., Bayne, A. M., Henderson, A. A., McKersie, S. J., & Jex, S. M. (2017, June). Comparing the influence of coworker drinking norms and family/friend drinking norms on employee alcohol consumption. Poster presented at the 12th international conference on Occupational Stress and Health, Minneapolis, MN.

Henderson, A. A. (2017, April). Inclusion of obese workers: A unique challenge for organizations. In A. A. Henderson & R. A. Matthews, IGNITE: Hot topics in diversity and inclusion in organizations. Ignite session presented at the 32nd annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL.

Henderson, A. A. (2017, April). Obesity and workplace interpersonal discrimination: A meta-analytic review. Poster presented at the 32nd annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL.

Henderson, A. A., & Horan, K. A. (2017, April). Sleep and work performance: A meta-analytic test of critical moderators. Poster presented at the 32nd annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL.

Foster, G. C., Henderson, A. A., & Zickar, M. J. (2017, April). A CTT and IRT investigation of OCB measurement. Poster presented at the 32nd annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL.

Horan, K. A., Bayne, A. M., Henderson, A. A., Jex, S. M., & McKersie, S. J. (2017, April). The work stressor-vulnerability model of alcohol consumption. Poster presented at the 32nd annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL.

Odle-Dusseau, H., Matthews, R. A., Wayne, J. H., & Henderson, A. A. (2016, June). Comparing the financially strained with the financially secure: Differences in work-family conflict, stress, and health. Paper presented at the Work and Family Researchers Network Conference, Washington, DC.

Henderson, A. A. & Matthews, R. A. (2016, April). Role overload and health behaviors: Demonstrating behavioral adaptation longitudinally. Poster presented at the 31st annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Anaheim, CA.

Henderson, A. A. & Matthews, R. A. (2016, April). Supervisor weight: Subordinate biases and organizational citizenship behavior. In G. W. Giumetti & J. L. Scisco, Workplace obesity discrimination: New targets, novel measures, and surprising outcomes. Symposium presented at the 31st annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Anaheim, CA.

Henderson, A. A., Matthews, R. A. & English, L. (2016, April). Sleep and proactive behavior: Sleepy workers are complacent workers. In A. A. Henderson & L. K. Barber (Co-chairs), Novel directions in sleep and leadership research. Symposium presented at the 31st annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Anaheim, CA.

Odle-Dusseau, H., Matthews, R. A., Henderson, A. A., & Wayne, J. H. (2016, April). Financial strain and health: Associations through work-family conflict and stress. In H. Odle-Dusseau & J. H. Cheung, Employment and income: Effects of economic stress on occupational health. Symposium presented at the 31st annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Anaheim, CA.

Henderson, A. A., Matthews, R. A., & Trout, R. C. (2015, May). Furthering the work-family adaptation model: An over time examination of enrichment and job satisfaction. Poster presented at the 11th international conference on Occupational Stress and Health, Atlanta, GA.

Ritter, K. J., Matthews, R. A., & Henderson, A. A. (2015, April). Adaptation to role stressors over time. In M. T. Ford, Longitudinal perspectives on coping and adjustment to stressors. Symposium presented at the 30th annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Philadelphia, PA.

Chaired Presentations

Henderson, A. A. (Chair) (2017, August). Complexities of organizational citizenship behavior. Paper session presented at the 77th annual conference of the Academy of Management, Atlanta, GA.

Henderson, A. A., & Matthews, R. A. (Co-chairs) (2017, April). IGNITE: Hot topics in diversity and inclusion in organizations. Ignite session presented at the 32nd annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL.

Henderson, A. A. & Barber, L. K. (Co-chairs). (2016, April). Novel directions in sleep and leadership research. Symposium presented at the 31st annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Anaheim, CA.

Invited Lectures/Presentations

Abu Dhabi Meeting of Economists (ADME) (2018, March). Examining the nature and implications of obesity discrimination in the workplace. Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Zayed University College of Business Seminar Series (2018, March). Examining the nature and implications of obesity discrimination in the workplace. Abu Dhabi, UAE.

Charles E. Shanklin Award for Research Excellence Finalist Panel (2017, April). Sleep and work performance: A meta-analysis and test of critical moderators. Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.

PepsiCo Headquarters (2017, March). Supervisor weight: Implications for organizations. Purchase, NY.

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (2016, September). Sleep and obesity research. Cincinnati, OH.

Naval Postgraduate School (Organizational Behavior MBA course) (2016, July). Motivation. Monterey, CA.

Charles E. Shanklin Award for Research Excellence Finalist Panel (2016, April). Supervisor weight: Subordinate biases and organizational citizenship behavior. Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH.

Bowling Green State University I/O Psychology Brown Bag Series (2016, February). Supervisor weight: Subordinate biases and organizational citizenship behavior. Bowling Green, OH.

Funding

Research Incentive Fund, Zayed University (2018). The effects of family friendly work practices on the mental health of new parents: A longitudinal examination. Ahmad, A. S. (PI), Follmer, K. B., Jones, K. P., & Henderson, A. A. (under review).

Start-Up Grant, Zayed University (2018). Weighing in on weight discrimination and perceptions of organizational justice. Henderson, A. A. (PI) (funded 14,520AED/$3,920USD)

Research Enhancement Award, Bowling Green State University (2016). Incivility affects sleep, or vice versa? The moderating role of workplace breaks. Peng, Y. (PI), Bayne, A. M., Henderson, A. A., & Matthews, R. A. (funded $1,500).

National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health Education Research Center Pilot Research Program (2015). Daily work stress and alcohol outcome expectancies as predictors of alcohol consumption. Horan, K. A. (PI), Bayne, A. M., Henderson, A. A., McKersie, S. J., & Jex, S. M. (funded $4,000).

Honors & Awards

Travel Award (2017). Work, Stress, and Health Conference. Awarded to students with significant contributions to the annual Work, Stress, and Health Conference.

Best Student Research Finalist (2017). Work, Stress, and Health Conference. Awarded to students with the best paper submissions to the annual Work, Stress, and Health Conference.

Charles E. Shanklin Award for Research Excellence Finalist (2017). Bowling Green State University. Awarded to the runner-up for the best original research by a graduate student at Bowling Green State University.

Sliter Occupational Health Psychology Award (2016). Bowling Green State University Psychology Department. Awarded to the doctoral student who excels at occupational health psychology.

Charles E. Shanklin Award for Research Excellence (2016). Bowling Green State University. Awarded to the best original research by a graduate student at Bowling Green State University.

Consulting

Institute for Psychological Research and Application Oct 2015 – Jun 2016

Conducted a job analysis, created a job description, and conducted a selection/recruitment system audit for the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Corrections

Thrive Leadership Oct 2015

Created 360-degree leadership development reports

Thrive Leadership Aug 2015

Created a leadership development aggregate report

Organizational Wellness & Learning Systems May 2015

Conducted statistical analyses for a resilience training program

Thrive Leadership Mar 2015

Created 360-degree leadership development reports

Institute for Psychological Research and Application Feb 2015 – Mar 2015

Conducted a psychological skills training workshop for a local organization

KParks Consulting Oct 2014 – Jul 2015

Created competency models for multiple positions for the Food Safety Inspection Services

LdB FC Malmö (Professional Women’s Soccer Club) Sep 2012 – Nov 2012

Conducted a psychological skills training workshop

Service

Reviewer

Conference Reviewer, Academy of Management (AOM) Jan 2018 – Present

Journal Reviewer, Occupational Health Science Sep 2017 – Present

Conference Reviewer, Society for Industrial and Organizational Sep 2017 – Present

Psychology (SIOP)

Committee Member

Student Affairs Committee, Zayed University Sep 2017 – Present

International Affairs Committee, Society for Industrial and Organizational Aug 2017 – Jul 2018

Psychology (SIOP)

Undergraduate Psychology Association’s Graduate Mentor Program, Oct 2015 – May 2017

Bowling Green State University

Website Committee, Bowling Green State University Aug 2014 – May 2017

Professional Affiliations

2017 – Present Academy of Management (AOM)

2017 – Present Society for Occupational Health Psychology (SOHP)

2015 – Present Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP)

Instructor of Record

Zayed University

HRM 451 Introduction to Staffing (Fall 2018)

MGT 401 Business Leadership (Fall 2017, Spring 2018)

Bowling Green State University

PSYC 3580 Psychology of the Workplace (Spring 2017)