Deborah E. Rupp

Degree: Ph.D. Colorado State University, 2002

Elected/Appointed Positions:

Research Interests:

  • Workplace Bias and Employment-Related Legal Issues
  • Organizational Justice, Behavioral Ethics, Corporate Social Responsibility, Humanitarian Work Psychology
  • Emotions in the Workplace, Emotional Labor
  • The Assessment Center Method, Technology in Assessment, Legal Issues in Assessment
  • Cross-Cultural Issues Related to Workplace Justice and Assessment
  • The Science of Organizational Science, Research Ethics, and Integrity

Relevant Links:

Reprints of Articles

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

Google Scholar Page

Research Gate Page

Our Graduate Program in Industrial-Organizational Psychology

Krannert School of Management, OBHR Area

Guidelines and Ethical Considerations for Assessment Center Operations

SIOP-NSF Corporate SocialResponsibility Summit


Supporting Social Science on Capitol Hill

Stories of Research to Reality--Social Science Space

Defending Org Research--Chicago Tribune

Workplace Justice--FABBS Foundation

Fairness--Virtue or Vice?--Psychology Today

Editor Ethics

Editor Ethics Press Release

Editor Ethics Featured in Inside Higher Ed

Current Students:

  • Drew Mallory
  • Nicole Schulz

Former Students:

Sample Recent Publications*:

*see reprints link above for full list

Rupp, D.E., Shapiro, D. L., Folger, R., Skarlicki, D. S., & Shao, R. (in press). A critical analysis of the conceptualization and measurement of organizational justice: Is it time for reassessment? Academy of Management Annals.

Farooq, O., Rupp, D.E., & Farooq, M. (in press). The Multiple Pathways through which Internal and External Corporate Social Responsibility Influence Organizational Identification and Multifoci Outcomes: The Moderating Role of Cultural and Social Orientations. Academy of Management Journal.

Banks, G. C., Rogelberg, S. G., Woznyj, H. M., Landis, R. S., & Rupp, D. E. (2016). Evidence on questionable research practices: The good, the bad, and the ugly. Journal of Business and Psychology, 31, 323-338.

Thornton, M. A. & Rupp, D. E. (2016). The joint effects of justice climate, group moral identity, and corporate social responsibility on the prosocial and deviant behaviors of groups. Journal of Business Ethics, 137, 677-697.

Mallory, D. B. & Rupp, D. E. (2016). Focusing in on the emotion laborer: Emotion regulation at work. In R. Baumeister & K. Vohs, Handbook of Self-Regulation: Research, Theory, and Applications, 3rd Edition, pp.323-342, New York: Gilford.

Thornton, G. C., Rupp, D. E., & Hoffman, B. (2015). Assessment Center Perspectives for Talent Management Strategies. New York: Routlege.

Grandey, A. Dieffendorf, J., Rupp, D. E. (2013). Emotional labor in the 21st century: Diverse perspectives on emotion regulation at work (Eds.). New York, New York: Routledge.

Rupp, D. E. & Mallory, D. B. (2015). Corporate social responsibility: Psychological, person-centric, and progressing. Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior, 2, 211-236.

Jones, D. A. & Rupp, D.E. (in press). Social responsibility IN and OF organizations: The psychology of corporate social responsibility among organizational members. In Anderson, Ones, Sinangil, & Viswesvaran (Eds.), Handbook of Industrial, Work, and Organizational Psychology, 2nd Edition. Sage.

Rupp, D. E., Shao, R., Jones, K., & Liao, H. (2014). The utility of a multifoci approach to the study of organizational justice: A meta-analytic investigation into the consideration of normative rules, moral accountability, bandwidth-fidelity, and social exchange, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 123, 159-185.

Grandey, A., Rupp, D. E., & Brice, W. (2015). Emotional labor threatens decent work: A proposal to eradicate emotional display rules. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 36, 770-785.

Monteith, M., Burns, M.D., Rupp, D.E., Mihalec-Adkins, B. (2015). Out of work and out of luck? Layoffs, system justification, and hiring decisions for people who have been laid off. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 7, 77-84.

Rupp, D. E., Shao, R., Thornton, M. A., Skarlicki, D. (2013). Applicants’ and employees reactions to corporate social responsibility: The moderating effects of first-party justice perceptions and moral identity. Personnel Psychology, 66, 895-933.

Rupp, D. E. (2011). An employee-centered model of organizational justice and social responsibility. Organizational Psychology Review, 1, 72-94.

Santuzzi, A. M., Waltz, P. R., Rupp, D. E., Finkelstein, L. M. (2014). Invisible disabilities: Unique challenges for employees and organizations.Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 7, 204-219.

Rupp, D. E., & Williams, C. A. (2011). The efficacy of regulation as a function of psychological fit: A re-evaluation of hard and soft law in the age of new governance. Theoretical Inquires in Law, 12(2), 581-602.

Kwon, K. W., Rupp, D. E., (2013). High-performer turnover and firm performance: The moderating role of human capital investment and firm reputation. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 34, 129-150.

Shao, R., Rupp, D. E., Skarlicki, D. P., Jones, K. S. (2013). Employee justice across cultures: A meta-analytic review. Journal of Management, 39, 263-301.

Weiss, H. & Rupp, D. E. (2011). Experiencing work: An essay on a person-centric work psychology. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 4, 83-97.

Deborah Rupp

Professor & William C. Byham Chair in Industrial-Organizational Psychology

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