Tara S. Behrend

Degree: Ph.D. North Carolina State University, 2009

Research Interests

  • Individual and organizational reactions to technological innovations in the workplace (e.g., training, assessment, surveillance)
  • STEM careers and workforce readiness

Recent Publications

Ravid, D., White, J.C., Tomczak, D., & Behrend, T.S. (2019). EPM 20/20: A review, framework, and research agenda for electronic performance monitoring. Journal of Management, 46, 100-126.

White, J.C., Ravid, D., & Behrend, T.S. (2019). Moderating Effects of Person and Job Characteristics on Digital Monitoring Outcomes. Current Opinion in Psychology. 

Blacksmith, NYang, YBehrend, T.S.Ruark, G.A. (2019). Assessing the validity of inferences from scores on the cognitive reflection testJournal of Behavioral Decision Making1-14. https://doi.org/10.1002/bdm.2133

Glosenberg, A., Tracey, T. J. G., Behrend, T. S., Blustein, D. L., & Foster, L. L. (2019). Person-vocation fit across the world of work: Evaluating the generalizability of the circular model of vocational interests and social cognitive career theory across 74 countries. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 112, 92-108. 

Dubrow, S., Behrend, T. S., & Emich, K. J. (2018). I think you can: Transpersonal efficacy in teams. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 33, 458-474. 

Blacksmith, N., Behrend, T. S., Dalal, R. S., & Hayes, T. L. (2018). General mental ability and decision-making competence: Theoretically distinct but empirically redundant. Personality and Individual Differences, 138, 305–311. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.paid.2018.10.024 

Behrend, T. S., Yost, A.R., Howardson, G., Badger Darrow, J., & Jensen, J. (2018). Reactance to electronic surveillance: A test of antecedents and outcomes. Journal of Business and Psychology, 34, 71-86. 

Kosinski, M, N., & Behrend, T. S. (2017). Editorial Overview: Big data in the behavioral sciences. Current Opinion in the Behavioral Sciences (18). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cobeha.2017.11.007 

Lynch, S., Means, B., Behrend, T.S., Peters-Burton, E.E., et al. (2017). Understanding inclusive STEM high schools as opportunity structures for underrepresented students: Critical components. Journal of Research in Science Teaching, 55, 712-748. DOI: 10.1002/tea.21437 

Badger Darrow, J., & Behrend, T. S. (2017). Person-environment fit is a formative construct. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 103, 117-131. 10.1016/j.jvb.2017.08.007 

Landers, R. N. & Behrend, T.S. (2017). When are models of technology useful? Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 10, 668-675. 

Behrend, T.S., & Landers, R. N. (2017). The wicked problem of scholarly impact. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 10, 602-605. 

Horn, R. G. & Behrend, T. S. (2017). Video killed the interview star: Does picture-in-picture affect interview performance? Personnel Assessment and Decisions, 3, 5-15. 

Horn, R. G.*, Kaminsky, S. E., & Behrend, T. S. (2016). Don’t forget to properly use your signal: Driving down new roads to selection decisions. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 9, 666-671. 

Blacksmith, N. B., Willford, J. C., & Behrend, T. S. (2016). Technology in the employment interview: A meta-analysis and future research agenda. Personnel Assessment and Decisions, 2, 2-15. 

Howardson, G. N., & Behrend, T. S. (2016). Coming full circle with reactions: Understanding the structure and correlates of trainee reactions through the affect circumplex. Academy of Management: Learning and Education. doi: 10.5465/amle.2014.0012


Associate Professor, Industrial-Organizational Psychology 
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Department of Psychological Sciences
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