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Aleksander Ellis

Aleksander Ellis

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Curriculum Vitae

Eller Professor of Management
Research Director, Center for Leadership Ethics

  • Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Michigan State University, 2003
  • M.A. in Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Michigan State University, 1999
  • B.A., Cornell University, 1996
Current Courses
  • MGMT 444, Managing Groups and Teams
  • MGMT 556, Teams and Leadership in Organizations
  • MGMT 580A, Organizational Behavior
Areas of Expertise/Research
  • Unethical and Deviant Behavior
  • Emergent Cognitions and Action Processes in Teams
  • Stress Management
  • Staffing, training, and other HR Issues
Publications and Working Papers

Selected Publications

Welsh, D.T., Ellis, A.P.J., Mai, K.M., & Christian, M.S. (in press). Building a self-regulatory model of sleep deprivation and deception: The role of conformity and caffeine. Journal of Applied Psychology.

Ellis, A.P.J., Mai, K.M., & Christian, J.S. (2013). Examining the asymmetrical effects of goal faultlines in groups: A categorization-elaboration approach. Journal of Applied Psychology, 98(6), 948-961. 

Christian, J.S., Christian, M.S., Garza, A.S., & Ellis, A.P.J. (2012). Examining retaliatory responses to justice violations and recovery attempts in teams. Journal of Applied Psychology, 97(6), 1218-1232.

Christian, M.S., & Ellis, A.P.J (2011). Examining the effects of sleep deprivation on workplace deviance: A self-regulatory approach. Academy of Management Journal, 54(5), 913-934.

Pearsall, M.J., & Ellis, A.P.J. (2011). Thick as thieves: The effects of ethical orientation and psychological safety on unethical behavior in teams. Journal of Applied Psychology, 96(2), 401-411.

Pearsall, M.J., Christian, M.S., & Ellis, A.P.J. (2010). Motivating interdependent teams: Individual rewards, shared rewards, or something in between? Journal of Applied Psychology, 95(1), 183-191.

Pearsall, M.J., Ellis, A.P.J., & Stein, J. (2009). Coping with challenge and hindrance stressors in teams: Behavioral, cognitive, and affective outcomes. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 109(1), 18-28.

Pearsall, M.J., Ellis, A.P.J., & Evans, J. (2008). Unlocking the effects of gender faultlines on team creativity: Is activation the key? Journal of Applied Psychology, 93(1), 225-234.

Ellis, A.P.J. (2006). System breakdown: The role of mental models and transactive memory in the relationship between acute stress and team performance. Academy of Management Journal, 49(3), 576-589.

Professional Associations
  • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • The Academy of Management
  • Academy of Management Journal, Editorial Board
  • Journal of Applied Psychology, Editorial Board