Michelle Duffy
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Michelle Duffy

Professor, Vernon Heath Chair
Department of Work and Organizations


  • PhD 1998
    Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management University of Arkansas

  • BS 1990
    Psychology Miami University (Ohio)

  • MA 1993
    Psychology Xavier University


  • Workplace antisocial behavior
  • Emotion and affect in the workplace
  • Employee Stress and Well-Being
  • Mindfulness at Work
  • Resume Fraud
  • Affective Texture of Teams

Michelle K. Duffy is the Vernon Heath Chair, in the department of Work and Organizations in the Carlson School of Management. She has a PhD in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management from the University of Arkansas and a Master's in Psychology from Xavier University. Her research focuses on : 1) the ways in which employee emotions and affect influences organizational outcomes, 2) the antecedents and consequences of antisocial behavior at work and 3) the role of micro interventions in improving empolyee well-being and organizational life. Her current projects include a focus on employee envy, affective balance, resume fraud and mindfulness. She is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Applied Psychology and a former Associate Editor of the Journal of Management. Her work has been published in journals such as the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Academy of Management Journal, Organizational Behavior and Humand Decision Processes, and Personnel Psychology.  She received the Herbie Award for Excellence in Teaching in 2007 and the Carlson School of Managment Award for Service in 2011. She became became a SIOP  and APA Fellow in 2012. She  served as the  the PhD Program coordinator for the department of Work and Organizations until 2016. Professor Duffy teaches a range of courses at Carlson including negotiations (UG), organizational behavior (MA and PHD), leading others (IMBA), and organizational behavior for executives (CHEMBA).

Selected Works

Green by Comparison: Deviant and normative transmutations of job searh envy in a temporal context (2017: Academy of Management Journal)

Current Activities

Community Relationships

  • National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH): Consortium on workplace bullying and aggression (2005 to present)

Current Research

  • Envy in organizational life

Editorial Appointments

  • Journal Of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Associate Editor Journal of Management

Honors and Awards

  • Named the Herbie Award For Excellence in Teaching Recipient, 2007, HRIR, Carlson School of Management.

Research Grants

  • A dynamic social capital model of the employee socialization process (with Ruolian Fang and Jason D. Shaw). Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) Foundation.

Scholarly Service

  • Executive Committee: Academy of Management Organizational Behavior Division (elected) (2007 to present).