Joelle D. Elicker, Ph.D.

Joelle D. Elicker, Ph.D.

Title: Associate Professor
Dept/Program: Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Office: CAS 333
Phone: 330-972-5907
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Dr. Elicker received her Ph.D. in I/O psychology from The University of Akron in 2000.  Her research interests include learning, feedback, and organizational justice. She has published in journals such as Human Performance, Journal of Management, Applied Psychology: An International Review, Teaching of Psychology, Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, and Journal of Vocational Behavior. Prior to joining the faculty at the University of Akron, Dr. Elicker was an organizational consultant specializing in competency-based systems for employee selection and development. Dr. Elicker is a member of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), the American Psychological Association (APA), and the Society for the Teaching of Psychology (STP). 


Elicker, J.D., McConnell, N.L., & Hall, R.J. (in press). Research participation for course credit in Introduction to Psychology: Why don’t people participate? Teaching of Psychology.

Elicker, J.D., Snell, A.F., & O’Malley, A.L. (2010). Do student perceptions of diversity emphasis relate to perceived learning of psychology? Teaching of Psychology, 37, 36-40.

Allen, P.A., Ruthruff, E., Elicker, J.D., & Lien, M. (2009). Multi-session, dual-task psychological refractory period practice benefits older and younger adults equally. Experimental Aging Research, 35, 369-399.

Elicker, J.D., Thompson, M.N., Snell, A.F., & O’Malley, A.L. (2009). A training framework and follow-up observations for multiculturally inclusive teaching:  Is believing that we are emphasizing diversity enough? Journal of Diversity in Higher Education, 2, 63-77.  

Elicker, J.D., Lord, R.G., Ash, S.R., Kohari, N., Hruska, B., McConnell, N.L. & Medvedeff, M. (2009). Velocity as a predictor of performance satisfaction, mental focus, and goal revision [Electronic version]. Applied Psychology: An International Review.

Elicker, J.D., Foust, M.S., O’Malley, A.L., & Levy, P.E. (2008). Employee lateness behavior:  The role of lateness climate and individual lateness attitude. Human Performance, 21, 427-441.

Elicker, J.D., O’Malley, A.L. & Williams, C.M. (2008). Does an Interactive WebCT Site
Help Students Learn? Teaching of Psychology, 35, 126–131.

Elicker, J.D., Levy, P.E., & Hall, R.J. (2006). The role of leader-member exchange in the performance appraisal process. Journal of Management, 32, 531-551.

Foust, M., Elicker, J.D., & Levy, P.E. (2006). Development and validation of a measure of an individual’s lateness attitude. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 69, 119–133.