Bethany Cockburn
Assistant Professor




  • Ph.D., University of Iowa, Management & Organizations
  • M.N.A., University of Notre Dame, Masters in Nonprofit Administration
  • M.A., University of North Carolina - Charlotte, Masters in Clinical/Community Psychology
  • B.A., Indiana University - Bloomington, Psychology & English


Bethany Cockburn earned her Ph.D. from the University of Iowa (2018).  Her expertise and interests relate to workplace stress, work-related identities in the changing work world, and how being on a team affects individual and team outcomes. Her research has been published in journals such as Personnel Psychology and the Journal of Management Studies.

Teaching Areas

  • Managerial Negotiations
  • Leadership & Personal Development
  • Strategic Human Resource Management

Selected Publications

  • Gonzalez‐Mulé, E., & Cockburn, B. (2017). Worked to death: The relationships of job demands and job control with mortality. Personnel Psychology, 70(1), 73-112.
  • Greco, L. M., O'Boyle, E. H., Cockburn, B. S., & Yuan, Z. (2018). Meta‐analysis of coefficient alpha: A reliability generalization study. Journal of Management Studies, 55(4), 583-618.

Bethany Cockburn


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