Alicia Stachowski

Alicia Stachowski

Office: 227 Jeter Hall


Ph.D., George Mason University
Psychology, Industrial/Organizational

M.A., George Mason University
Psychology, Industrial/Organizational

B.A., Saint Cloud State University
Major: Psychology

Research Interests

Time use in the workplace: Time management, Time-related individual differences, Pressure/deadlines

Survey response behavior: Survey format issues, accuracy of respondent answers

Workplace performance: Nature, measurement, and antecedents

Publications & Presentations

Fisher, G., G., Stachowski, A. A., Infurna, F. J., Faul, J. D., Grosch, J., & Tetrick, L. E. (2014). Mental work demands: Retirement and longitudinal trajectories of cognitive functioning. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 19, 231-242.

Kulas, J. T., & Stachowski, A. A. (2013). Respondent rationale for neither agreeing nor disagreeing: Person and item contributors to middle category endorsement intent on Likert personality indicators. Journal of Research in Personality, 47, 254–262.

Kaplan, S., Stachowski, A. A, & Bradley, J. (2012). A classroom activity to demonstrate self-other (dis)agreement in personality judgments. Teaching of Psychology Journal, 39, 313-316.

Kulas, J. T., & Stachowski, A. A. (2012). Social desirability in personality assessment: A variable item contamination perspective. Special Issue: International Journal Educational and Psychological Assessment, 11, 23-42.

Tate, B. W., Anderson, L., Hoffman III, R. R., Jenkins, J., Parish, C., Stachowski, A., & Dressel, D. (2011, August). Does adding a test of spatial ability to the AFQT improve its validity? Paper presented at the 119th annual American Psychological Association conference, Washington, DC.

Sarpy, S.A., Stachowski, A., & Kaplan, S. (2010, November). Developing and evaluating a national network among new local health officials. Paper presented at the 2010 annual meeting of the American Public Health Association, Denver, CO.

Stachowski, A. A. 1, Kaplan, S. 1, Waller, M. J. (2009). The benefits of flexible team interaction during crises. Journal of Applied Psychology, 94, 1536-1543.

Kaplan, S., Stachowski, A. A., Hawkins, L., & Kurtessis, J. (2009). Canaries in the coalmine: On the measurement and correlates of organizational threat recognition. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology.

Kulas, J. T., & Stachowski, A. A. (2009). Construct and response bias correlates in summated scale definitions of personality traits. In F. Columbus (Ed.), Personality Assessment: New Research. Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

Kulas, J. T., & Stachowski, A. A. (2009). Middle category endorsement in Likert-type response scales: Associated item antecedents, cognitive effort, and preferred meanings. Journal of Research in Personality, 43, 489-493.

Kulas, J. T., Stachowski, A. A., & Haynes, B. A. (2008). Middle response functioning in likert responses to personality items. Journal of Business and Psychology, 22, 251-259.

Stachowski, A. A., Fisher, G. G., Grosch, J. W., Hesson, J., & Tetrick, L. (April, 2007). Job complexity: Prevention of cognitive functioning decline? In G. G. Fisher (Chair), Work and the Retirement Process: International Perspectives on Older Workers, Symposium conducted at the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New York, NY.