Elizabeth Campbell

Assistant Professor
Work & Organizations


  • PhD 2014
    Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business

  • B.A. 2005
    Psychology University of Michigan


  • Interpersonal processes, states, and interactions within workgroups and teams
  • Multilevel phenomena within workgroups and teams
  • Consequences of high performance, status differences, and proactivity

Elizabeth (Beth) Campbell received her Ph.D. in Management & Organization at the Robert H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland, and her undergraduate degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan. Her dissertation,"Effects sparked by shining stars: Consequences earned and posed by high performers at work," and her broader research program focus on team development and interpersonal interactions within workgroups and teams.

She has published in the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.

She will teach the freshman contemporary management course and the graduate leadership course.

Selected Works

  • Martin, S., Liao, H., & Campbell, E.M., 2013. A field experiment comparing directive to empowering leadership in the Middle East. Academy of Management Journal, 56: 1372-1395.
  • Chen, G., Farh, J.L., Campbell, E.M., Wu, Z., & Wu, X. in press. Teams as innovative systems: Multilevel motivational antecedents of innovation in R&D teams. Journal of Applied Psychology.
  • Grant, A.M., Campbell, E.M., Chen, G., Cottone, K., Lapedis, D., & Lee, K. 2007. Impact and the art of motivation maintenance: The effects of contact with beneficiaries on persistence behavior. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 103: 53-67.
  • Grant, A.M., & Campbell, E.M., 2007. Doing harm, doing good, being well and burning out: The interactions of perceived prosocial and antisocial impact in service work. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 80: 665-691.

Current Activities

Honors and Awards

  • Allen Nash Award for Outstanding Doctoral Student, Robert H. Smith School of Business (college-level award for excellence in research, teaching, and service contributions, 2013)
  • OB Division Most Innovative Student Paper, Academy of Management (2012)