Abigail Corrington

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:

abigail.corrington@providence.edu

401.865.2839

Ryan Center for Business Studies 263

Education:

Ph.D. - Industrial/Organizational Psychology Rice University

Brief Biography:

Abby Corrington is an Assistant Professor of Management in the School of Business at Providence College. She teaches Organizational Behavior and Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Business to undergraduate students at PC. She previously taught Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion in Business in the Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University.

Dr. Corrington conducts research on diversity and inclusion in organizations, with the goal of improving workplace experiences for all people. Her research has been featured in the Harvard Business Review, the Journal of Business and Psychology, Human Resource Management, and many other academic outlets. Her work has also been featured at the Academy of Management annual meetings and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology annual meetings. Additionally, her work has been recognized for excellence through several different granting agencies.

Dr. Corrington received her Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Rice University, where she also earned her B.A. in Psychology, with honors. Prior to pursuing a doctorate, she worked in management consulting, where she provided change management services to several Fortune 500 companies.

Area(s) of Expertise:

Organizational diversity; inclusion; stigma; gender; race; leadership

Awards and Honors:

2022 Dean's Award for Inclusive Excellence Providence College School of Business

2021 Dean's Summer Research Fellowship Award Providence College School of Business

Kenneth R. Laughery Award for Best Master's Thesis in Psychology Rice University

RISE Research Award Association for Psychological Science

Selected Publications:

Corrington, A. Fa-Kaji, N. Hebl, M. Salgado, A. Brown, N. Ng, L. (2022) The influence of social norms on the expression of anti-Black bias. Journal of Business and Psychology. 1-20.

Corrington, A. Fa-Kaji, N. Hebl, M. King, E. Stewart, D. Alao, T. (2022) The impact of organizational statements of support for the Black community in the wake of a racial mega threat on organizational attraction and revenue. Human Resource Management Journal.

Bilotta, I. Cheng, S. Ng, L. Corrington, A. Watson, I. Paoletti, J. Hebl, M. King, E. (2021) Remote communication amid the coronavirus pandemic: Optimizing interpersonal dynamics and team performance. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science & Practice .36-40.

Bilotta, I. Cheng, S. Ng, L. Corrington, A. Watson, I. King, E. Hebl, M. (2021) Softening the blow: Using justice and fairness perceptions to inform best practices for layoffs during COVID-19. Behavioral Science and Policy.

Corrington, A. Singletary Walker, S. Mikki, H. King, E. (2021) Subtle discrimination overtakes cognitive resources and undermines performance. Journal of Business and Psychology.

Corrington, A. Nittrouer, C. Ng, L. Trump-Steele, R. Watson, I. Moreno, C. Hebl, M. (2020) In T. M. Ober, E. S., Che., J. E. Brodsky, C. Raffaele, & P. J. Brooks (Ed.), Being mindful of diversity and discrimination: Eight lessons that can improve your teaching. Society for the Teaching of Psychology, Division Two of the American Psychological Association

Corrington, A. Cheng, S. King, E. Ng, L. (2020) In B. J. Hoffman, M. K. Shoss, & L. A. Wegman (Ed.), Changes in worker demographics. Cambridge University Press

Corrington, A. Hebl, M. Stewart, D. Madera, J. Ng, L. Williams, J. (2020) Diversity and inclusion of understudied populations: A call to practitioners and researchers. Consulting Psychology Journal: Practice and Research.

Corrington, A. Lane, D. Trump-Steele, R. Hebl, M. (2020) Effect sizes and the translation from diversity research to human resource management. Research in Human Resources Management.

Traylor, A. Ng, L. Corrington, A. Skorinko, J. Hebl, M. (2020) Expanding research on working women more globally: Identifying and remediating current blindspots. Journal of Social Issues.

Corrington, A. Hebl, M. Watson, I. Bilotta, I. Cheng, S. Ng, L. King, E. (2020) How behavioral science can inform policies to prevent discrimination against Asian Americans in the era of COVID-19. Behavioral Science and Policy.

Corrington, A. Ng, L. Phetmisy, C. Watson, I. Wu, F. Hebl, M. (2020) How bias thwarts successful aging at work. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science & Practice .

Hebl, M. Scullin, M. Corrington, A. Nguyen, S. (2020) Sleep loss, racial bias, and the decision criterion to shoot in the Police Officer’s Dilemma task. Scientific Reports .

Corrington, A. In D. Brannan (Ed.), Structured interviews. Routledge

Nguyen, S. Corrington, A. Scullin, M. Hebl, M. (2019) Endorsements of surgeon punishment and patient compensation in rested and sleep-restricted individuals. Journal of the American Medical Associate (JAMA)) Surgery.

Bilotta, I. Corrington, A. Mendoza, S. Watson, I. King, E. (2019) In R. J. MacCoun (Ed.), How subtle bias infects the law. University of Chicago Press

Ruggs, E. Singletary Walker, S. Corrington, A. Nittrouer, C. (2019) “Say it loud, I’m Black and I’m proud”: The effectiveness of racial acknowledgments at work. Personnel Assessment and Decisions.

King, E. Finkelstein, L. Thomas, C. Corrington, A. (2019) Generational differences at work are small. Thinking they’re big affects our behavior. Harvard Business Review.

Corrington, A. Hebl, M. (2018) America clearly isn’t ready for a female president: Why? . Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion: An International Journal .

Corrington, A. (2018) Calling on male allies to promote gender equity in IO psychology. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science & Practice .

Corrington, A. Cheng, S. Dinh, J. Hebl, M. King, E. Ng, L. Reyes, D. Salas, E. Traylor, A. (2018) Challenging diversity training myths: Changing the conversation about diversity training to shape science and practice. Organizational Dynamics.

Corrington, A. Nittrouer, C. Trump-Steele, R. Hebl, M. (2018) Letting him B: A study on the intersection of gender and sexual orientation in the workplace. Journal Of Vocational Behavior.

Corrington, A. Cheng, S. Hebl, M. Ng, L. Watson, I. (2018) Victim precipitation and the wage gap. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science & Practice .

Hebl, M. Nittrouer, C. Madera, J. Corrington, A. (2018) How we describe male and female job applicants differently. Harvard Business Review.

Corrington, A. Hebl, M. Tsang, J. (2017) In J. Nussbaum (Ed.), Behavioral indicators of discrimination in social interactions. Oxford University Press

Hebl, M. Barron, L. Cox, C. Corrington, A. (2016) The efficacy of sexual orientation anti-discrimination legislation. .(Equality, Diversity, and Inclusion: An International Journal),

Selected Presentations:

Corrington, A. 36th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP). Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), - "How to Survive Your Dissertation" , 2021

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