Trevor Foulk

Assistant Professor

4508 Van Munching Hall
Ph.D., University of Florida

Dr. Trevor Foulk is an Assistant Professor of Management & Organization at the Robert H. Smith School of Business at the University of Maryland.  He received his Ph.D. in Organizational Behavior from the Warrington College of Business at the University of Florida, and his Bachelors of Business Administration from the University of Massachusetts.

Dr. Foulk’s research interests include deviant workplace behaviors, workplace power dynamics, social perception, and interpersonal influence behaviors.  His research has been published in the Academy of Management Journal, the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Journal of Organizational Behavior, Organizational Dynamics, and Pediatrics.  Dr. Foulk has contributed articles to Time Magazine, Harvard Business Review, and the USA Today, and his work has been featured in the Wall Street Journal, People Magazine, Scientific American, Fortune, The Huffington Post, New York Magazine, the Boston Globe, the LA Times, ABC News, and NBC News.

Selected Publications

Foulk, T.A., Lanaj, K., Tu, M., Erez, A., & Archambeau, L. (in press).  Heavy is the head that wears the crown: An ator-centric approach to psychological power, abusive behavior, and perceived incivility.  Academy of Management Journal.

Lanaj, K., Foulk, T.A., & Hollenbeck, J. (in press). The benefits of not seeing eye to eye with leadership: Divergence in risk preferences impacts multiteam system behavior and performance. Academy of Management Journal.

Woolum, A.H., Foulk, T.A., Lanaj, K., & Erez, A. (in press). Rude-colored glasses: How exposure to morning rudeness can contaminate your day. Journal of Applied Psychology.

Foulk, T.A., & Long, D.M. (2016). Impressed by impression management: Newcomer reactions to ingratiated supervisors. Journal of Applied Psychology, 101(10), 1487-1497.

Foulk, T.A., Woolum, A., & Erez, A. (2016). Catching rudeness is like catching a cold: The contagion effects of low-intensity negative behaviors. Journal of Applied Psychology¸10(1), 50-67.

Riskin, A. Erez, A., Foulk, T.A., Kugelman, A., Gover, A., Shoris, I, Riskin, K., & Bamberger, P.A. (2015). The impact of rudeness on medical team performance: A randomized trial. Pediatrics, 136(3), 487-495.

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