Jennifer Griffith, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Behavior and Management at the University of New Hampshire, director of the Modern Work Lab (www.modernworklab.com), and a Faculty Fellow at UNH's Prevention Innovations Research Center. She earned her doctorate in Industrial-Organizational Psychology with minor in Quantitative Psychology from the University of Oklahoma in 2013.
Currently, she teaches undergraduate and graduate courses in organizational behavior and human resource management in the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics at UNH. Her multi-disciplinary, mixed method research focuses on cognition, social dynamics, and complex problem solving, frequently in relation to leadership and most recently through a gender-based lens and in sexual harassment prevention contexts. Her work in these areas has been published in the Leadership Quarterly, Human Resource Management Review, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Industrial-Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science Practice,, Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication, and Computers in Human Behavior, among others.
Outside of her current academic role, she has served in numerous positions guiding, conducting, and implementing research-driven interventions, including as a project manager on grants and contracts funded through the National Science Foundation and a US defense contractor; as a research consultant for two state-level governmental agencies; and as an affiliate research partner on organizational innovation and leadership development projects in the energy and technology sectors.