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Michael Burke


  • B.A., University of Notre Dame, Psychology, 1977
  • M.S., Purdue University, Industrial Psychology, 1980
  • Ph.D., Illinois Institute of Technology, Psychology, 1982

Academic Experience

  • Professor, Tulane University, 1994-
  • Visiting Professor, University of Sheffield, 2004
  • Associate Professor, Tulane University, 1991-1994
  • Associate Professor, New York University, 1988-1991
  • Assistant Professor, New York University, 1985-1988


  • Recipient, Dean’s Faculty Excellence Award, Freeman School of Business, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • Fellow, International Association of Applied Psychology, 2014
  • Recipient, Outstanding Author Contribution Award at the Emerald Literati Network 2011 Awards for Excellence, 2011
  • Lawrence Martin Chair, Freeman School of Business, 2007-
  • Recipient, Decade of Behavior Research Award, 2006
  • President, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 2003-2004
  • Invited Presenter, Universidad Virtual del Sistema Tecnologico de Monterrey (ITESM), Mexico, 1998


  • French

Overseas Experience

  • Mexico
  • Colombia
  • England
  • Australia

Related Experience

Selected Publications

  • 2018. “Central tendency matched difference approaches for assessing interrater agreement,” with Cohen, A., Doveh, E., and Smith-Crowe, K. Journal of Applied Psychology. 103, 1198-1229.
  • 2017. “100 years of occupational safety research: From basic protections and work analysis to a multilevel view of workplace safety and risk.” Journal of Applied Psychology, 102, 375-388.
  • 2016. “Estimating group-level relationships: General recommendations and considerations for the use of intraclass correlation coefficients.” Journal of Business and Psychology.
  • 2016. “How instructional methods influence skill development in management education.” Academy of Management Learning & Education, (15): 508-524.
  • 2016. “Change the referent? A meta-analytic investigation of direct and referent-shift consensus models for organizational climate.” Journal of Management, (42) 838-861.
  • 2014. “Statistical significance criteria for the rWG and Average Deviation interrater agreement indices.” With Smith-Crowe et al. Journal of Applied Psychology 99(2): 239-261.
  • 2012. “The staff ride: An approach to qualitative data generation and analysis.” With Becker, W. Organizational Research Methods, 15, 316-335.
  • 2011. “How workplace hazards and training influence learning and performance.” With Salvador R., et al. Journal of Applied Psychology, 96, 46-70.
  • 2009. “Performing in a multi-cultural context: The role of personality.” With Baskerville-Watkins M, and Guzman E. International Journal of Intercultural Relations.
  • 2009. “Workplace safety: A meta-analysis of the roles of person and situation factors.” With Christian, M. S., et al. Journal of Applied Psychology. 94: 1103-1127.
  • 2008. “The role of national culture and organizational climate in safety training effectiveness.” With Chan-Serafin S, et al. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology. 17 (1): 133-152.
  • 2008. “A model of the emergence and dysfunctional effects of emotional conflict in groups.” With Varela O.E. and Landis R.S. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research and Practice. 12 (2): 112-126.

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