Allison S. Gabriel

Associate Professor of Management and Organizations

Robbins Fellow

Allison S. Gabriel

McClelland Hall 405 FF
1130 E. Helen St. 
P.O. Box 210108 
Tucson, Arizona 85721-0108

Areas of Expertise

  • Emotions at work
  • Employee recovery
  • Interpersonal stressors and relationships at work
  • Motivation
  • Employee well-being


PhD, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, University of Akron, 2013

M.A., Industrial-Organizational Psychology, University of Akron, 2010

B.A., Psychology (Honors, Highest Distinction), Psychology, Penn State University, 2008

Allison Gabriel joined the Eller College of Management in 2015 after serving as an Assistant Professor of Management in the School of Business at Virginia Commonwealth University for two years. She earned her PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology in 2013 from the University of Akron. Her research focuses on emotions at work, employee recovery, interpersonal work stressors, relationships at work, motivation, and employee well-being. She currently serves as an Associate Editor at Journal of Applied Psychology.



  • MGMT 310A - Organizational Behavior
  • MGMT 537 – Leadership in Healthcare
  • MGMT 621 / 622 – Human Resources Management
  • MGMT 629 / 630 – Employee Well-Being and Motivation


Selected Publications

(* equal contribution)

  • Calderwood, C., Gabriel, A.S., ten Brummelhuis, L., Rosen, C.C., & Rost, E. (In press). Understanding the relationship between workday physical activity and work-life balance: A within-person approach. Journal of Applied Psychology.
  • Calderwood, C., ten Brummelhuis, L.L., Patel, A., Watkins, T., Gabriel, A.S., & Rosen, C.C. (In press). Employee physical activity: A multidisciplinary integrative review. Journal of Management (Annual Review Issue).
  • Gabriel, A.S., Lanaj, K., & Jennings, R.E. (In press). Is one the loneliest number? The adaptive and maladaptive consequences of leader loneliness at work. Journal of Applied Psychology.
  • Lanaj, K., Gabriel, A.S., & Chawla, N. (In press). The self-sacrificial nature of leader identity: Understanding the costs and benefits at work and home. Journal of Applied Psychology.
  • Methot, J.R., Rosado-Solomon, E.H., Downes, P.E., & Gabriel, A.S. (In press). Office chit-chat as a social ritual: The restorative yet distracting effects of daily small talk at work. Academy of Management Journal.
  • Rosen, C.C., Gabriel, A.S., Lee, H.W., Koopman, J., & Johnson, R.E. (In press). When lending an ear turns into mistreatment: An episodic examination of leader mistreatment in response to receipt of venting at work. Personnel Psychology.
  • Chawla, N., MacGowan, R.L., Gabriel, A.S., & Podsakoff, N.P. (2020). Unplugging or staying connected? Examining the nature, antecedents, and consequences of profiles of daily recovery experiences. Journal of Applied Psychology105, 19-39.
  • Gabriel, A.S., Koopman, J., Rosen, C.C., Arnold, J.D., & Hochwarter, W.A. (2020). Are coworkers getting into the act? An examination of emotion regulation in coworker exchanges. Journal of Applied Psychology, 105, 907-929.
  • Gabriel, A.S., Volpone, S.D., MacGowan, R.L., Butts, M.M., & Moran, C.M. (2020). When work and family blend together: Examining the daily experiences of breastfeeding mothers at work. Academy of Management Journal, 63, 1337-1369
  • Grandey, A.A., Gabriel, A.S., & King, E.B. (2020). Tackling taboo topics: A review of the Three Ms in working women’s lives. Journal of Management (Annual Review Issue), 46, 7-35.
  • Koopman, J., Rosen, C.C., Gabriel, A.S., Puranik, H., Johnson, R.E., & Ferris, D.L. (­2020). Why and for whom does the pressure to help hurt others? Affective and cognitive mechanisms linking helping pressure to workplace deviance. Personnel Psychology, 73, 333-362.
  • Butts, M.M.*, Lunt, D.C.*, Freling, T.L.*, & Gabriel, A.S. * (2019). Helping one or helping many? A theoretical integration and meta-analytic review of the compassion fade literature. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes151, 16-33.
  • Chawla, N., Gabriel, A.S., da Motta Veiga, S.P., & Slaughter, J.E. (2019). Does feedback matter for job search self-regulation? It depends on feedback quality. Personnel Psychology72, 513-541.
  • Diefendorff, J.M., Gabriel, A.S., Nolan, M.T., & Yang, J. (2019). Emotion regulation in the context of customer mistreatment and felt affect: An event-based profile approach. Journal of Applied Psychology104, 965-983.
  • Gabriel, A.S., Podsakoff, N.P., Beal, D.J., Scott, B.A., Sonnentag, S., Trougakos, J.P., & Butts, M.M. (2019). Experience sampling methods: A discussion of critical trends and considerations for scholarly advancement. Organizational Research Methods22, 969-1006.
  • Podsakoff, N.P., Spoelma, T.M., Chawla, N., & Gabriel, A.S. (2019). What predicts within-person variance in applied psychology constructs? An empirical examination. Journal of Applied Psychology104, 727-754.
  • Gabriel, A.S., Butts, M.M., Yuan, Z., Rosen, R.L., & Sliter, M.T. (2018). Further understanding incivility in the workplace: The effects of gender, agency, and communion. Journal of Applied Psychology, 103, 362-382.
  • Gabriel, A.S., Campbell, J.T., Djurdjevic, E., Johnson, R.E., & Rosen, C.C. (2018). Fuzzy profiles: Comparing and contrasting latent profile analysis and fuzzy set analysis for person-centered research. Organizational Research Methods (Special Issue on Person-Centered Methodologies in the Organizational Sciences), 21, 877-904.
  • Gabriel, A.S., Koopman, J., Rosen, C.C., & Johnson, R.E. (2018). Helping others or helping oneself? An episodic examination of the behavioral consequences of helping at work. Personnel Psychology71, 85-107.
  • McClelland, L.E., Gabriel, A.S., & DePuccio, M.J. (2018). Compassion practices, nurse well-being, and ambulatory patient experience ratings. Medical Care56, 4-10.
  • Gabriel, A.S., Diefendorff, J.M., Bennett, A.A., & Sloan, M.D. (2017). It’s about time: The promise of continuous rating assessments for the organizational sciences. Organizational Research Methods20, 32-60.
  • Bennett, A.A.*, Gabriel, A.S.*, Calderwood, C., Dahling, J.J., & Trougakos, J.P. (2016). Better together? Examining profiles of employee recovery experiences. Journal of Applied Psychology101, 1635-1654.
  • da Motta Veiga, S.P.*, & Gabriel, A.S.* (2016). The role of self-determined motivation in job search: A dynamic approach. Journal of Applied Psychology101, 350-361.
  • Rosen, C.C., Koopman, J., Gabriel, A.S., & Johnson, R.E. (2016). Who strikes back? A daily investigation of when and why incivility begets incivility. Journal of Applied Psychology101, 1620-1634.
  • Gabriel, A.S., Daniels, M.A., Diefendorff, J.M., & Greguras, G.J. (2015). Emotional labor actors: A latent profile analysis of emotional labor strategies. Journal of Applied Psychology100, 863-879.
  • Gabriel, A.S., & Diefendorff, J.M. (2015). Emotional labor dynamics: A momentary approach. Academy of Management Journal58, 1804-1825.
  • Grandey, A.A. & Gabriel, A.S. (2015). Emotional labor at a crossroads: Where do we go from here? Annual Review of Organizational Psychology and Organizational Behavior2, 323-349.
  • Gabriel, A.S., Diefendorff, J.M., Chandler, M.M., Moran, C.M., & Greguras, G.J. (2014). The dynamic relationships of work affect and job satisfaction with perceptions of fit. Personnel Psychology67, 389-420.
  • Gabriel, A.S., Diefendorff, J.M., & Erickson, R.J. (2011). The relations of daily task accomplishment satisfaction with changes in affect: A multilevel study in nurses. Journal of Applied Psychology96, 1095-1104.


Professional Associations

  • Academy of Management (AOM) 
  • Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology (SIOP)


Editorial Work and Service to the Field

  • Journal of Applied Psychology – Associate Editor (2020 – Present)
  • Journal of Business and Psychology – Editorial Board (2014 – Present) 
  • Personnel Psychology – Editorial Board (2017 – Present)  
  • Journal of Applied Psychology - Editorial Board (2014 - 2020) 
  • Journal of Management – Editorial Board (2017 – 2020) 
  • Journal of Organizational Behavior – Editorial Board (2018 – 2019) 
  • Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology - Editorial Board (2013 - 2018) 
  • The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist – Editorial Board (2015 – 2018)


Awards and Honors

  • Academy of Management Human Resources Division Early Career Award, 2020
  • Eller College of Management Kalt Prize for Doctoral Student Placement, 2020
  • Eller College of Management Dean’s Research Award for Associate Professors, 2020
  • Academy of Management Sage Publications/Research Methods Division/Lawrence R. James Early Career Achievement Award, 2019
  • AOM Managerial and Organizational Cognition Division Best Symposium Award (Chawla & Gabriel), 2019
  • Poets & Quants Top 50 Undergraduate Business School Professor, 2018 
  • Eller Online Business Administration Cohort Outstanding Faculty Award, 2018 
  • Eller College Student's Choice Award for Outstanding Faculty, 2018 
  • Western Academy of Management Ascendant Scholar Award, 2018 
  • Best Reviewer Award for Personnel Psychology, 2018 
  • Best Reviewer Award for Journal of Management, 2018 
  • Eller College Student's Choice Award for Outstanding Faculty, 2017 
  • Distinguished Honorary Member - National Society of Collegiate Scholars, 2017 
  • Eller College of Management Dean's Research Award for Assistant Professors, 2017 
  • AOM Organizational Behavior Division Outstanding Reviewer, 2017 
  • AOM Human Resources Division Showcase Symposium (Trougakos, Gabriel, Bennett, Dahling, & Calderwood), 2016 
  • Journal of Business and Psychology Editor Commendation Award (Gabriel, Acosta, & Grandey), 2015 
  • AOM Organizational Behavior Division Outstanding Reviewer, 2015 
  • SIOP Top Rated Poster Award (da Motta Veiga & Gabriel), 2015 
  • SIOP Top Rated Poster Award (Gabriel), 2015 
  • AOM Organizational Behavior Division Outstanding Reviewer, 2014 
  • SIOP Scholar, 2014 
  • SIOP S. Rains Wallace Dissertation Award, 2014