Robert G. Jones



Campus: Springfield

Biography

Dr. Robert Jones is professor of psychology. His research and professional interests are in industrial and organizational psychology, and relate to management, prejudice and ethical decision making.


Details

Education

  • Ph.D. in Industrial and Organizational (I/O) Psychology, 1992, Ohio State University
  • M.A. in Psychology, 1989, Ohio State University
  • B.A. in Political Theory, 1977, St. Olaf College

Teaching

Undergraduate:

  • Statistics
  • Environmental Psychology

Graduate:

  • Performance Assessment
  • Selection
  • Internship and Thesis Supervision

Professional experience

Affiliations:

  • Academy of Management
  • Personnel Psychology: Book Review Editor
  • Springfield City Council: Member
  • Society for I-O Psychology

Research and professional interests

  • Assessment centers
  • Construct validation
  • Emotive perception
  • Feedback responses
  • Job analysis
  • Nepotism
  • Prejudice
  • Rating and decision biases

 

Additional resources


Areas of Expertise

Psychology

Media Appearances

How to Spot Emotional Intelligence
Talent Economy
12/13/2017

Psychologist Dr. Robert Jones offers his perspective on EQ.


Nepotism in the White House
WOSU Public Media
06/14/2017

Psychologist Dr. Robert Jones discusses whether nepotism is acceptable.


Eric Trump Calls Nepotism ‘a factor of life.’ Here’s What He May Not Understand about Privilege.
The Washington Post
04/06/2017

Psychologist Dr. Robert Jones explains how different cultures view nepotism.


Eric Trump Offers Surprisingly Candid Thoughts On Nepotism
Forbes
04/04/2017

Psychologist Dr. Robert Jones comments on the impact of privilege on professional success.


Co-workers Tread Lightly When it's All in the Family
St. Louis Post-Dispatch
02/10/2012

Psychologist Dr. Robert Jones discusses nepotism.


Videos

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