Faculty Profiles

Elizabeth Mullen

Associate Professor of Organizational Behavior
Louise and Claude Rosenberg Faculty Scholar for 2011-2012

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Academic Degrees

PhD, Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago; 2004
MA, University of Illinois at Chicago; 2000
BA, University of Memphis.

Professional Experience

At Stanford since 2006.

Visiting Assistant Professor of Management and Organizations and Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Dispute Resolution Research Center, Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University, 2004-2006.

Selected Publications

Mullen, E., & Nadler, J. (2008). Moral spillovers: The effect of moral violations on deviant behavior.: Journal of Experimental Social Psychology 44, 1239-1245., 2008 
Mullen, E., & Skitka, L. J. (2009) Comparing Americansí and Ukrainiansí allocations of public assistance: The role of affective reactions in helping behavior.: Journal of Cross Cultural Pscyhology, 40, 301-318,, 2009 
Mullen, E., & Skitka, L. J. (2006) Exploring the psychological underpinnings of the moral mandate effect: Motivated reasoning, group differentiation, or anger?: Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 90. 629-643, 2006 
Jordan, J., Mullen, E., & Murnighan, J. K. (2011). Striving for the moral self: The effects of recalling past moral actions on future moral behavior.: Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin,, 2011 
Skitka, L. J., Mullen, E., Griffin, T., Hutchinson, S., & Chamberlin, B. (2002). Dispositions, scripts, or motivated correction? Exploring competing explanations for ideological differences in attributions for social problems.: Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 83, 470-487, 2002 

Awards and Honors

Ascendant Scholar, Western Academy of Management, 2011 
National Science Foundation Grant, #SBR-0518084, Ideological Differences in Public Compassion, 2005 
Research Grant: Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues, 2003 

Courses Taught

OB 206 Organizational Behavior 


Member: Academy of Management (AOM) 
Member: Association for Psychological Science (APS) 
Member: Society of Experimental Social Psychology 
Member: Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP) 
Member: Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues (SPSSI) 

In the News

August 10, 2007 Monkey See, Monkey Do: Mimicking Person Across the Table a Winning Ploy, Globe and Mail 
August 7, 2007 The Copycat Effect, Washington Post 

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