Joined the college in
- Personality and Individual Differences
- Human Resource Management
- Research Methods
- Workplace Deviance
PhD University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (2008)
MA University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (2004)
BA University of British Columbia (2000)
Leadership Assessment and Development
Personality Assessment and Development
Stress and Well-being
Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Academy of Management: Learning and Education, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, The Leadership Quarterly, Psychology and Health, International Journal of Conflict Management, Intelligence, Journal of Research in Personality, Human Resource Management Review
Harms, P.D. & Brummel, B.J. (in press). The importance of developing employability. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice.
Paulhus, D., Westlake, B., Calvez, S., & Harms, P.D. (in press). Self-presentation success: A matter of self-promotion, not self-enhancement? Journal of Applied Social Psychology.
Credé, M., Harms, P.D., Nierhorster, S., & Gaye-Valentine, A. (2012). An evaluation of the consequences of using short measures of the Big Five personality traits. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 102, 874-888.
Harms, P.D. & Luthans, F. (2012). Measuring implicit psychological constructs in organizational behavior: An example using psychological capital. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 33, 589-594.
Harms, P.D., Han, G, & Chen, H. (2012). Recognizing leadership at a distance: A study of leader effectiveness across cultures. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 19, 162-170.
Harms, P.D. & Lester, P.B. (2012). Boots on the ground: A first-hand account of conducting psychological research in a combat zone. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 49, 15-21.
Harms, P.D., Spain, S., & Hannah, S. (2011). Leader development and the dark side of personality. The Leadership Quarterly, 22, 495-509.
Harms, P.D. (2011). Adult attachment styles in the workplace. Human Resource Management Review, 21, 285-296.
Jackson, J., Wood, D., Bogg, T., Walton, K., Harms, P.D., & Roberts, B. (2010). What do Conscientious people do? Development and validation of the Behavioral Indicators of Conscientiousness Scale (BICS). Journal of Research in Personality, 44, 501-511.
Wood, D., Harms, P.D., & Vazire, S. (2010). Perceiver effects as projective tests: What your general perceptions of others says about you. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 99, 174-190.
Harms, P.D. & Credé, M. (2010) Remaining issues in emotional intelligence research: Construct overlap, method artifacts, and lack of incremental validity. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 3, 154-158.
Harms, P.D. & Credé, M. (2010). Emotional intelligence and transformational and transactional leadership: A meta-analysis. Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies, 17, 5-17.
Hannah, S., Avolio, B., Luthans, F., & Harms, P.D. (2008). Leadership efficacy: Review and directions. The Leadership Quarterly, 19, 669-692.
Harms, P.D., Roberts, B.W., & Wood, D. (2007). Who shall lead? An integrative personality approach to the study of the antecedents of status in informal social organizations. Journal of Research in Personality, 41, 689-699.
Roberts, B.W., P.D. Harms, Caspi, A., & Moffitt, T. (2007). Can we predict the counterproductive employee? Evidence from a 23-year longitudinal study. Journal of Applied Psychology, 92, 1427-1436.
Harms, P.D., Wood, D., Roberts, B.W., Bureau, D.A., & Green, M.A. (2006). Perceptions of leadership in fraternal organizations. Oracle: The Research Journal of the Association of Fraternity Advisors.
Harms, P. D., Roberts, B. W, & Winter, D. (2006). Becoming the Harvard man: Person-environment fit, personality development, and academic success. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 32, 851-865.
Roberts, B. W., Harms, P.D., Smith, J., Wood, D. & Webb, M. (2006). Methods in personality psychology. In Eid, M. & Diener, E. (Eds.). Handbook of Psychological Assessment: A Multimethod Perspective. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.
Paulhus, D.L., & Harms, P.D. (2004). Measuring cognitive ability with the over-claiming technique, Intelligence, 32, 297-314.
Paulhus, D.L., Harms, P.D., Bruce, M.N., & Lysy, D.C. (2003). The over-claiming technique: Measuring bias independent of accuracy. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 84, 681-693.
Paulhus, D.L., Wehr, P., Harms, P.D., & Strasser, D.I. (2002). Use of exemplar surveys to reveal implicit theories of intelligence. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28, 1051-1062.
James C. and Rhonda Seacrest Faculty Award. 2011
UNL College of Business Administration Outstanding Research Award. 2011
Selected as one of 100 “Knowledge Leaders of Tomorrow” by the St. Gallen Symposium. 2011
Social Sciences and Health Research Council of Canada (SSHRCC) Doctoral Fellowship. 2002-05.
Canadian Tobacco Control Research Initiative Fellowship. 2002-03.
2012 Innovations Moving People to Achieve Certified Training (IMPACT). $5,629,194. Co-Investigator.
2012 National Natural Science Foundation of China. RMB 200,000. Co-Investigator.
2011-2013 Development of the Future Soldier Assessment Tool (FSAT). $800,000. Co-Investigator.
2011 Development of the Family Fitness Assessment Tool. $66,470.32. Principal Investigator.
2010-2012 Program evaluation for Comprehensive Soldier Fitness. $3,700,640. Principal Investigator.
2011-2012 University of Nebraska Layman Research Grant. $10,000. Principal Investigator.
2009-2010 Youngstown State University Research Council Grant. $3500. Co-Principal Investigator.
2009-2010 Emerging Markets Initiative Research Grant. $1500. Co-Principal Investigator.
2006-2007 Center for International Business Education and Research Grant. $1000. Principal Investigator.
Current and Previous Research Partnerships:
U.S. Army Comprehensive Soldier Fitness Office
U.S. Army Center of Excellence for the Professional Military Ethic
United States Military Academy
University of Illinois, Office of the Dean of Students
University of Illinois, University Housing