Rebecca Jean Thompson

Rebecca Jean Thompson

Rebecca Jean Thompson

Adjunct Faculty

Occupational Health and Well-being; Work-family dynamics; Personality and Individual Differences

Current Research

   

Selected Publications

Kossek, E. E., Thompson, R. J., Lawson, K., M., Hammer, Bodner, T., Almeida, D., Hurtado, D., Moen, P., L. B., Buxton, O. M., Berkman, L. F., & Perrigino, M. B. (2019). Caring for the elderly at work and home: Can a randomized organizational intervention improve psychological health? Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. 24(1), 36-54. DOI: 10.1037/ocp0000104

Tracy, J. K., Falk, D., Thompson, R. J., Scheindlin, L., Adetunji, F., & Swanberg, J. E. (2018). Managing the Cancer-Work Interface: The Effect of Cancer Survivorship on Unemployment. Cancer Management and Research. 10, 6479-6487. doi: 10.2147/CMAR.S180649

Kossek, E. E., Thompson, R. J., & Lautsch, B. A. (2015). Balanced flexibility: Avoiding the traps. California Management Review, 57, 5-25. https://doi.org/10.1525/cmr.2015.57.4.5

Thompson, R. J., Payne, S. C., & Taylor, A. B. (2015). Flexible Work Arrangements: Attraction to Flextime, Flexplace, or Both? Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology. 88, 726-749. https://doi.org/10.1111/joop.12095 

Berry, C. M., Kim, A., Wang, Y., Thompson, R. J., & Mobley, W. (2013). Five-factor-model employment-oriented personality measures and sex-based differential prediction of performance. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 62, 13-43. https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1464-0597.2012.00493.x

Thompson, R. J., Payne, S. C., Horner, M. T., & Morey, L. C. (2012). Why borderline personality features adversely affect job performance: The role of task strategies. Personality and Individual Differences, 52, 32-36. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2011.08.026

Courses Taught

Graduate Statistics

Graduate Research Methods

Personality in the Workplace

I/O Psychology

Personnel Psychology

Organizational Psychology

Occupational Stress and Health

Stress Management

Introduction to Psychology*

*Course is part of the U.S. Department of Education’s Second Chance Program. Class taught at Jessup Correctional Facility. For more information see: http://www.ubalt.edu/cpa/about-the-college/community-engagement/second-chance-college-program.cfm

Education

Ph.D.  Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX (December 2013)

Graduate Certificate in Education & Social Sciences Advanced Research Methods

M.S.  Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX (December 2011) 

B.A.     Psychology

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX (May 2008)