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Ryan C. Johnson

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Assistant Professor of Management; Director, Integrated Business Cluster;
Copeland Hall 334

Education

  • Ph.D. Industrial-Organizational Psychology, University of South Florida, 2014
  • B.A. Psychology and Organizational Leadership, Purdue University, 2007

Research Interests

Dr. Johnson's research interests include relationships between work and non-work life, family-friendly human resource policy, employee stress/well-being and healthy organizations, diversity, career development and mentoring, cross-cultural issues, and behavioral intervention.

Publications

For all entries below, student co-authors at time of collaboration are preceded with an *asterisk. For all entries below, † indicates equal authorship contribution.

Peer-Reviewed Publications

  • Johnson, R. C., Dhanani, L. Y., *Sultan, M., & Pueschel, A. (2021). COVID-19 and the reimagining of working while sick. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 14(1-2), 260-263. http://doi.org/10.1017/iop.2021.50
  • Dhanani, L. Y., Johnson, R. C., & Pueschel, A. (2021). The inequity of crisis: COVID-19 as a case for diversity management. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 14(1-2), 81-84. http://doi.org/10.1017/iop.2021.12
  • *Figueroa, W. S., Zoccola, P. M., *Manigault, A. W., *Hamilton, K. R., *Scanlin, M. C., & Johnson, R. C. (2021). Daily stressors and diurnal cortisol among sexual minority young adults. Health Psychology, 40(2), 145–154. http://doi.apa.org/doi/10.1037/hea0001054
  • Pueschel, A., Johnson, R. C., & Dhanani, L. Y. (2020). Putting Gen Z first: Educating with a generational mindset. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 13, 594-598. http://doi.org/10.1017/iop.2020.103
  • †Johnson, R. C., †Eatough, E. M., Chang, C.-H., Hammer, L. B., & Truxillo, D. M. (2019). Home is where the mind is: Family interference with work and safety performance in two high risk industries. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 110, 117-130. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvb.2018.10.012
  • †Dhanani, L. Y., †Johnson, R. C., *Colton, C. E., & *Hall, T. K. (2019). A missing perspective: Considering survivors in sexual misconduct training. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 12, 25-29. http://doi.org/10.1017/iop.2019.2
  • *Gisler, S., *Omansky, R., *Alenick, P., *Tumminia, A., Eatough, E. M., & Johnson, R. C. (2018). Work-life conflict and employee health: A review. Journal of Applied Biobehavioral Research, 23(4), 1-46. http://doi.org/10.1111/jabr.12157
  • Trombley, M. J., Bray, J., Hinde, J., Buxton, O. M., & Johnson, R. C. (2018). Investigating the negative relationship between wages and obesity: New evidence from the Work, Family, and Health Network. Nordic Journal of Health Economics. http://dx.doi.org/10.5617/njhe.4720
  • *Manigault, A., *Figueroa, W. S., *Hollenbeck, C. H., *Mendlein, A., *Woody, W. A., *Hamilton, K., *Scanlin, M., Johnson, R. C., & Zoccola, P. M. (2018). When family matters most: Sexual identity disclosure to family members uniquely predicts diurnal cortisol output in sexual minority young adults. Psychosomatic Medicine, 80(8), 717-723. http://dx.doi.org/10.1097/PSY.0000000000000625
  • *Manigault, A., *Figueroa, W. S., *Hollenbeck, C. H., *Mendlein, A., *Woody, W. A., *Sinegar, S. E., *Hamilton, K., *Scanlin, M., Johnson, R. C., & Zoccola, P. M. (2018). A test of the association between mindfulness subcomponents and diurnal cortisol patterns. Mindfulness, 9(3), 897-904. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s12671-017-0829-4
  • Zoccola, P. M., *Manigault, A., *Figueroa, W. S., *Hollenbeck, C. H., *Mendlein, A., *Woody, W. A., *Hamilton, K., *Scanlin, M., & Johnson, R. C. (2017). Trait rumination predicts elevated evening cortisol in sexual and gender minority young adults. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 14, 1365. http://dx.doi.org/10.3390/ijerph14111365
  • Hammer, L. B., Johnson, R. C., Crain, T. L., Kossek, E. E., Davis, K. D., Kelly, E., Berkman, L., Buxton, O. B., Karuntzos, G., & Chosewood, C. (2016). Intervention effects on safety compliance and citizenship behaviors: Evidence from the Work, Family, and Health Study. Journal of Applied Psychology, 101, 190-208. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/apl0000047
  • Allen, T. D., Johnson, R. C., Kiburz, K. M., & Shockley, K. S. (2013). Work-family conflict and flexible work arrangements: Deconstructing flexibility. Personnel Psychology, 66, 345-376. http://doi.org/10.1111/peps.12012  **Awarded Best Paper of the Year by Personnel Psychology**
  • Johnson, R. C., & Allen, T. D. (2013). Examining the links between employed mothers’ work characteristics, physical activity, and child health. Journal of Applied Psychology, 98, 148-157. http://doi.org/10.1037/a0030460
  • Allen, T. D., Johnson, R. C., Saboe, K. N., Cho, E., Dumani, S., & Estep-Evans, S. (2012). Dispositional variables and work-family conflict: A meta-analysis. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 80, 17-26. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvb.2011.04.004
  • Johnson, R. C., Kiburz, K. M., Dumani, S., Cho, E., & Allen, T. D. (2011). Work-family research: A broader view of impact. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 4, 389-392. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1754-9434.2011.01358.x
  • Prewett, M. S., Johnson, R. C., Saboe, K. N., Elliott, L. R., & Coovert, M. D. (2010). Managing workload in human–robot interaction: A review of empirical studies. Computers in Human Behavior, 26, 840-856. http://doi.org/10.1016/j.chb.2010.03.010

Edited Books

  • Shockley, K. M., Shen, W., & Johnson, R. C. (2018). The Cambridge Handbook of the Global Work-Family Interface. Cambridge Industrial and Organizational Psychology Series. http://doi.org/10.1017/9781108235556

Book Chapters

  • Shockley, K. M., Shen, W., & Johnson, R. C. (2018). Introduction. In K. M. Shockley, W. Shen & R. C. Johnson (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of the Global Work-Family Interface. Cambridge Industrial and Organizational Psychology Series.
  • Shen, W., Shockley, K. M., & Johnson, R. C. (2018). Conclusion: Charting a path forward. In K. M. Shockley, W. Shen & R. C. Johnson (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of the Global Work-Family Interface. Cambridge Industrial and Organizational Psychology Series.
  • *Hall, K. E. & Johnson, R. C. (2017). Employee wellness programs. In Rogelberg, S. (ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (2nd ed.) Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
  • *Halper, L. R. & Johnson, R. C. (2017). Recovery from work/Psychological detachment. In Rogelberg, S. (ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (2nd ed.) Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
  • *Paik, L. S. & Johnson, R. C. (2017). Work-life enrichment. In Rogelberg, S. (ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (2nd ed.) Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications.
  • *French, K. A. & Johnson, R. C. (2016). A retrospective timeline of the evolution of work-family research. In T. D. Allen & L. T. Eby (Eds.), Handbook of Work and Family. Oxford.
  • Coovert, M. D., Prewett, M. S., Saboe, K. N., & Johnson, R. C. (2011). Development of principles for multimodal displays in army human-robot interaction. In A. M. Grewal & N. J. Chaudhry (Eds.), Soldiers and robots: Interaction studies. Nova Science Publishers.

Awards

  • Occupational Health & Safety Training Project Grant (PI; $1.3M), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (2020)
  • Pilot Research Project Grant (Co-I; $8,000), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (2020)
  • Best Paper Award, Personnel Psychology (2015)
  • Early Career Fellow, Work and Family Researchers Network (2015)

Bio

Dr. Ryan C. Johnson, Assistant Professor of Management, is an experienced organizational wellbeing scientist and educator focused on creating healthier employees and successful innovative organizations. Through basic and applied research, experiential learning, organizational consulting, and leadership development, Ryan is passionate about promoting organizational and individual success via healthier work. His research focuses on relationships between work and non-work life, family-friendly human resource policy, employee stress/well-being and healthy organizations, diversity, career development and mentoring, cross-cultural issues, and behavioral intervention. His work has been published in some of organizational science's top journals including the Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, and Journal of Vocational Behavior, and he is co-editor of The Cambridge Handbook of the Global Work-Family Interface (2018). He serves on the editorial boards of Occupational Health Science and Journal of Vocational Behavior, and is a member of the Society for Industrial-Organizational Psychology, the Academy of Management, the American Psychological Association, and is a Society for Human Resources Management Certified Professional (SHRM-CP). Before joining the Department of Management in Ohio University's College of Business, Ryan was an assistant professor and PI/Director of the NIOSH-funded Occupational Health Psychology doctoral program in OHIO's Department of Psychology. Outside of work, Ryan lives in beautiful Athens with his partner and their two dogs. They enjoy the wonderful outdoor activities Athens has to offer and also love to travel and eat all over the world.