Sarah Moore

Sarah Moore, Ph.D.Professor, Psychology / Associate Academic Dean

BA, MA, PhD, Bowling Green State University, 1987, 1991, 1993

Research Interests: Industrial-organizational psychology, psychological measurement

Description of Research Projects

Sarah Moore (Ph.D. Industrial and Organizational Psychology,  Bowling Green State University, 1993) is Associate Dean of Faculty and Dean of Graduate Studies at the University of Puget Sound.  She previously served as professor and chair of the Department of Psychology at Puget Sound where she taught statistics, research methods, psychological measurement, and industrial - organizational psychology.  In the past 17 years, her research, in conjunction with Leon Grunberg, Pat Sikora, and Ed Greenberg, has focused on the effects of work-related stressors, such as layoffs, reengineering, and various job characteristics on employee health, work attitudes, and work performance.  Recent co-authored articles include, “Managerial women and the work-home interface: Does age of child matter?” (2007, Women in Management Review), “Work stress and alcohol use: Examining the tension-reduction model as a function of worker’s parent’s alcohol use (2007, Addictive Behaviors), “Downsizing and alcohol use: A cross-lagged longitudinal examination of the spillover hypothesis” (2008, Work & Stress), “Minimizing the impact of layoffs on front-line managers:  Ensuring that layoffs are conducted fairly can help reduce negative feelings among managers who must give notice to workers” (2009, Journal of Employee Assistance) and “What influences work-family conflict? The function of work support and working from home (2010, Current Psychology).  Together with Greenberg, Grunberg, and Sikora, their book Turbulence: Boeing and the State of American Workers and Managers will be out in the summer of 2010 (Yale University Press).