Jen Ragsdale PhD

Associate Professor of Psychology Henry Kendall College of Arts & Sciences

Ph.D., Central Michigan University
M.A., Central Michigan University
B.A., Bowling Green State University

Occupational stress, recovery, and the work-nonwork interface: recovery from stress, personal resources, work-related technology use, employee well-being
Personality: understanding the role of personality in the stress process; content analysis of personality

The following may be selected publications rather than a comprehensive list.

Book Chapters

Ragsdale, J. M., Beehr, T. A., & Elaqua, T. C. (2013). Glass ceilings and sticky floors: barriers to the advancement of women at work. In M. Paludi (Ed.) Women and Management Worldwide: Global Issues and Promising Situations. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger.

Ragsdale, J. M., Rahael, J. A., & Christiansen, N. D., Frost, C., & Burns, G. (2013). Using Content Analysis in the Assessment of Personality. In N. D. Christansen & R. Tett (Eds.) Handbook of Personality at Work.

Tett, R. P., Ragsdale, J. M., *Luu, S., & *Hundley, N (in press). Situations in the Workplace. In J. F. Rothman, R. Sherman, & D. Funder (Eds.). Oxford Handbook of Psychological Situations.

Journal Articles

Fisher, D., Ragsdale, J., & Fisher, E. (2018). The Importance of Definitional and Temporal Issues in the Study of Resilience. Applied Psychology.

Tett, R. P., Ragsdale, J. M. & Simonet, D. (2017). Theories of personality and organizational performance. Oxford Bibliographies in Management . doi: 10.1093/obo/9780199846740-0122

Ragsdale, J. M. & Beehr, T. A. (2016). A rigorous test of a model of employees' resource recovery mechanisms during a weekend. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 37, 911–932.

Ragsdale, J. M. & *Hoover, C. S. (2016). Cell phones during nonwork time: A Source of Job Demands and Resources. Computers in Human Behavior, 57, 54-60.

Ragsdale, J. M., *Hoover, C. S. & *Wood, K. (2016). Affective dispositions as moderators in the weekend recovery process. Journal of Occupational & Organizational Psychology.

*Parker, K., & Ragsdale, J. M. (2015). Effects of distress and eustress on changes in fatigue from waking to working. Applied Psychology: Health and Well-Being, 7, 293-315.

Beehr, T. A., Ragsdale, J. & Kochert, J. (2015). Effects of initial resources on the development of strains during a stressful training situation: Some counterintuitive results. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 36, 467-490.

Ragsdale, J. M., Beehr, T. A., Grebner, S., Han, K. (2011). An integrated model of stress and recovery over the weekend in students. International Journal of Stress Management, 18, 153-180.

Society for Occupational Health Psychology
Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
American Psychological Association

PSY 2143 Psychology of Advertising
PSY 3013 Research Methods
PSY 3013 Research Methods
PSY 4193 Occupational Health Psychology
PSY 7623 Survey of Industrial Psychology
PSY 8993 Pre-Dissertation Research
PSY 9983 Dissertation Research