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Dr. Alicia A Stachowski

Assistant Professor of Psychology , University of Wisconsin-Stout
Psychology Department
College of Education, Hospitality, Health and Human Sciences

Office: 470M Harvey Hall
Phone: 715-232-2237


PSYC 381: Industrial & Organizational Psychology (Section 001) PSYC 381: Industrial & Organizational Psychology (Section 930-C) PSYC 382/582: Human Resource Management (Section 003) PSYC 382/582: Human Resource Management (Section 005) PSYC 485/685: Recruitment & Selection (Section 001) PSYC 782: Organizational Psychology (Section 001)

Office Hours

Day Time
We 9:00 - 3:00


    • Ph D Psychology, Industrial/Organizational Program
      George Mason University
      Fairfax, VA, United States, 2011
    • MA Psychology
      George Mason University
      Fairfax, VA, 2007
    • BA Psychology
      Saint Cloud State University
      St. Cloud , MN, United States, 2005

Licensures and Certifications

  • Developing an Effective Online Course : University of Wisconsin-Stout

Work Experience

    Academic - Post-Secondary

      • University of Wisconsin-Stout
        Assistant Professor of Psychology
        2011 -

Intellectual Contributions

    Journal Article

    • Fisher , G., Stachowski, 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. (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., & 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. (2012). Social desirability in personality assessment: A variable item contamination perspective.. International Journal of Educational and Psychological Assessment, 11, 23-42.
    • Kaplan, S., Stachowski, A., Hawkins, L., & Kurtessis, J. (2010). Canaries in a coalmine: On the measurement and correlates of organizational threat recognition. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 19, 587-614.
    • Kulas, J., & Stachowski, 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.
    • Stachowski, A., Kaplan, S., & Waller, M. J. (2009). The benefits of flexible team interaction during crises. Journal of Applied Psychology, 94, 1536-1543.

    Book, Chapter

    • Kulas, J., & Stachowski, A. (2009). Construct and response bias correlates in summated scale definitions of personality traits. .

Awards, Fellowships, Honors, and Scholarships


    • Outstanding Graduate Teaching Award , (August 2016)
    • CEHHS Graduate Teacher of the Year (on campus), University of Wisconsin - Stout (May 4, 2016)


    • Best JOHP Paper at the Work, Stress, and Health Conference, (2015)

Professional Memberships

  • Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)



    • Member, Association of Psychological Science (2011 - Present)
    • Member, Minnesota Professionals for Psychology Applied to Work (2010 - Present)
    • Member, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (2005 - Present)