Tim Huelsman

Position: 
Professor, Program Director
Department: 
Department of Psychology
Office: 
Smith-Wright Hall 220
Phone: 
828-262-2272 x423

Education

  • Ph.D. 1996, Saint Louis University: Organizational Psychology
  • M.S. (R.) 1992, Saint Louis University: Psychology
  • B.S. 1989, Saint Louis University: Psychology

Teaching Interests

  • Organizational Psychology, Program Evaluation, Critical Thinking (Contemporary Issues in Psychology), Research Methods & Statistics
  • Personality & Individual Differences

Research Interests

  • Individual differences in organizations; Organizational culture and climate; Organizational assessment; Person-organization fit; personality and its measurement; child temperament

Selected Publications

*Pawlowska, D. K., Westerman, J., Bergman, S. M., Huelsman, T. J. (2014). Student personality, classroom environment, and student outcomes: A person-environment fit analysis. Learning and Individual Differences, 36, 180-193. DOI 10.1016/j.lindif.2014.10.0

*Buckner, G. E., Hindman, H. D., Huelsman, T. J., & Bergman, J. Z. (2014). Managing workplace sexual harassment: The role of manager training. Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal.

Huelsman, T. J., Gagnon, S. G., Kidder-Ashley, P., & *Griggs, M. S. (2014). Preschool temperament assessment: A quantitative assessment of the validity of Behavioral Style Questionnaire data. Early Education and Development, 25, 71-92. DOI 10.1080/10409289.2013.770636

Gagnon, S. G., Huelsman, T. J., *Reichard, A. E., Kidder-Ashley, P., *Bollinger, J., & *Griggs, M. S. (2014). Help me play! Parental behaviors, child temperament, and preschool peer play. Journal of Family and Child Studies, 23, 872-884. DOI 10.1007/s10826-013-9743-0

Huelsman, T. J., & Bergman, S. M. (in preparation). Employee perceptions predict proximal business outcomes and the bottom line.

Huelsman, T. J., Bergman, S. M., Occhio, M. M.*, & Hill, R. W.  Perfectionism-occupation fit yields better job attitudes.

Huelsman, T. J., Gagnon, S. G., Kidder-Ashley, P., & Griggs, M. S.* (in preparation).  A quantitative assessment of the construct validity of scores from the Behavioral Style Questionnaire.

Smith, A. J.*, Huelsman, T. J., & Bergman, J. Z.  (in preparation). Does a manager adaptability matter?

Hill, R. W., Huelsman, T. J., & Araujo, G. (2010). Perfectionistic concerns suppress associations between perfectionistic strivings and positive life outcomes. Personality and Individual Differences, 48, 584-589. doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2009.12.011

Griggs, M. S., Gagnon, S. G., Huelsman, T. J., Kidder-Ashley, P., & Ballard, M. (2009). Student-teacher relationships matter: Temperament and social competence in preschoolers. Psychology in the Schools, 46, 553-567.

Huelsman, T. J. (2008). Industrial and organizational psychology. In S. F. Davis and W. Buskist (Eds.), 21st Century Psychology: A Reference Handbook (Vol. 2, pp. 376-386). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Huelsman, T. J. (2006). Lessons learned using PowerPoint in the classroom. In W. Buskist and S. F. Davis (Eds.), The Handbook of the Teaching of Psychology (pp. 94-98). Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing.

Michael, K. D., Huelsman, T. J., Gerard, C.*, Gilligan, T., & Gustafson, M*. (2006). Depression among college students: Trends in prevalence and treatment seeking. Counseling and Clinical Psychology Journal, 3 60-70.

Michael, K. D., Huelsman, T. J., & Crowley, S. L. (2005). Interventions for child and adolescent depression: Do professional therapists produce better results? Journal of Child and Family Studies, 14, 22.3-236.

Wallus, D. E., Martz, D. M., Huelsman, T. J., & Michael, K. D. (2005). Effects of carbohydrates on mood in the presence of intense physical exercise. Journal of Worry and Affective Experience, 1, 4-14.

Hill, R. W., Huelsman, T. J., Furr, R. M., Kibler, J., Vicente, B. B., and Kennedy, C. (2004). A new measure of perfectionism: The Perfectionism Inventory. Journal of Personality Assessment, 82, 80-91.

Huelsman, T. J., Furr, R. M., & Nemanick, R. C., Jr. (2003). Measurement of dispositional affect: Construct validity and convergence with a circumplex model of affect. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 63, 655-673.

Huelsman, T. J., & Munz, D. C, & Furr, R. M. (2003). The role of affect as a mediator variable: An application to organizational psychology. Individual Differences Research, 1, 173-188.

Huelsman, T. J., Nemanick, R. C., Jr., & Munz, D. C. (1998). Scales to measure four dimensions of dispositional mood: Positive energy, tiredness, negative activation, and relaxation. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 58, 801-816

Munz, D.C., Huelsman, T.J., Konold, T.R. & McKinney, J.J.* (1996). Are there methodological and substantive roles for affectivity in Job Diagnostic Survey relationships? Journal of Applied Psychology, 81, 795-805.

Munz, D.C., Huelsman, T.J., & Craft, C.A. (1995). A worksite stress management program: Theory, application, and outcomes. In L.R. Murphy, J.J. Hurrell, S.L. Sauter, and G.P. Keita (Eds.), Job stress interventions (pp. 57-72). Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Wiener, R. L., Wiley, D., Huelsman, T. J., & Hilgemann, A. (1994). Combining qualitative interviews and concept mapping methodology. Evaluation Review, 18, 227-240.

Korn, J. H., Huelsman, T. J., & Reed, C. K. S. (1992). Logic, ethics, and rhetoric of research on rape: A reply to Mosher and Bond. Ethics and Behavior, 2,123-128.

Korn, J. H., Huelsman, T. J., Reed, C. K. S.,& Aiello, M. (1992). Perceived ethicality of guided imagery in rape research. Ethics and Behavior, 2,1-14.

Presentations

*Light, S., Webb, R. M., Huelsman, T. J., & Smith, A. R. (2014, March). The influence of sex and job position on hiring decisions. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Nashville, TN.

*Light, S., Webb, R. M., Huelsman, T. J., & Smith, A. R. (2013, October). Gender biases in the initial hiring process: Perceptions of applicants for managerial and non-managerial positions.Presented at the 7th Annual River City Industrial/Organizational Psychology Conference, Knoxville, TN.

*Nelson, L. A.,Webb, R. M., * Açikgöz, Y., Huelsman, T. J., & Bleske-Rechek, A.  (2013, June).  How strangers use facial features to make personality and competence judgments.Presented at the 3rd biennial convention of the Association for Research in Personality, Charlotte, NC.

*Nelson, L. A., Webb, R. M., *Açikgöz, Y., Huelsman, T. J., & Bleske-Rechek, A. (2013, May). How objectively-measured facial markers influence strangers’ judgments of personality. Presented at the 25thAnnual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC.

*Açikgöz, Y, Bergman, S., Bergman, J. Z., & Huelsman, T. J. (2013, April). User attitudes toward social recruiting practices. In S. Bergman (Chair), Empirical evidence for successfully using social media in organizations. Symposium conducted at the 28thAnnual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Houston, TX.

Webb, R. M., *Nelson, L. A., Huelsman, T. J., & Bleske-Rechek, A. (2013, January). Correspondence between self and friend perceptions of personality and intellect. Poster presented at the 14thannual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, New Orleans, LA.*Jackson, H. G., Bergman, S. M., Huelsman, T. J., & Webb, R. M. (2012, May). The nomological network of fit: Where do different fit measurements fit? Presented at the 24th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

Gagnon, S. G., Huelsman, T. J., Schaftlein, K., Kidder-Ashley, P., & Butts, A. (2013). Understanding teachers' experiences: Student-teacher relationships and teaching stress. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Association of School Psychologists: Seattle, WA.

*Lackey, M. W., Bergman, S. M., Huelsman, T. J., & Gagnon, S. G. (2012, May). An examination of the Student Course Engagement Questionnaire in psychology classes. Presented at the 24th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

*Pawlowska, D., Westerman, J. W., Bergman, S. M., & Huelsman, T. J. (2012, May). Student personality, classroom environment, and student outcomes: A person-environment fit analysis. Presented at the 24th Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science, Chicago, IL.

*Dorsey, S. E., Bergman, S., & Huelsman, T. J., (2011, October). The effects of goal orientation and engagement on final course perceptions.  Presented at the River Cities Industrial-Organizational Psychology Conference, Chattanooga, TN.

Huelsman, T. J., & Bergman, S. M. (2011, April). Employee perceptions predict proximal business outcomes and the bottom line. Presented at the 25th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL.

*Pawlowska, D., Westerman, J. W., Bergman, S. M., & Huelsman, T. J. (2011, February). Student personality, classroom environment, and student outcomes. Presented at the North Carolina Industrial-Organizational Psychologists Spring Meeting, Winston-Salem, NC.

*Jackson, H. G., Bergman, S., Huelsman, T. J., & Webb, R. M. (2011, February). Student Personality, Classroom Environment, and Student Outcomes Presented at the North Carolina Industrial-Organizational Psychologists Spring Meeting, Winston-Salem, NC.

*Pawlowska, D., Westerman, J. W.,  Bergman, S. M., & Huelsman, T. J. (2010, October) Student Personality, Classroom Environments, and Student Outcomes. Presented at the River Cities Industrial Organizational Psychology Conference, Chattanooga, TN.

*Jackson, H. G., Bergman, S. M., Huelsman, T. J., & Webb, R. M. (2010, October). Different Measurement Approaches to “Fit” are Different: What Do They Predict?Presented at the River Cities Industrial Organizational Psychology Conference, Chattanooga, TN.

*Smith, A. J., Huelsman, T. J., Bergman, J. Z., & Ludwig, T. D. (2010, April). Adaptability: Does a manager’s competency matter after culture is controlled? Presented at the 25th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Atlanta, GA.

*App State Graduate Student ** App State Undegraduate Student