Teri Elkins Longacre

Associate Professor - Interim Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Student Success

Teri Elkins Longacre

Bio

Teri Elkins Longacre serves as an Associate Professor of Management at the C. T. Bauer College of Business at the University of Houston, where she joined the faculty in 1997. Teri previously served as Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for the college and as the University of Houston Faculty and Staff Ombudsperson. She is now serving as as Interim Vice Provost and Dean of Undergraduate Student Success in the Office of the Provost at the University of Houston. She received her undergraduate degree from Baylor University and a Ph.D. and J.D. from the University of Houston. She teaches in the areas of business law, employment law, managerial communication, human resource management, and organizational behavior, and coordinates an internship program with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. Teri has published scholarly articles on the topics of employment discrimination, employee selection practices, affirmative action plans, leadership, and academic internship programs. Her articles have appeared in the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Applied Social Psychology, Leadership Quarterly, Sex Roles, SAM Advanced Management Journal, International Journal of Innovation and Technology Management, Journal of Managerial Issues, International Journal of Human Resource Management, and the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. Teri is a member of the Academy of Management, International Ombudsman Association and the Association for Conflict Resolution.

Research Interests

  • Gender issues and Discrimination

Publications

  • Atwater, L. & Elkins, T. Diagnosing, understanding and dealing with counterproductive work behavior. J. Smither, M. London (Eds.). Performance Management. New York: Wiley. [2009]
  • Elkins, T.J. & Velez-Castrillion, S. Victims' and observers' perceptions of sexual harassment: Implications for employers' legal risk in North America. The International Journal of Human Resource Management, 19, 1435-1454. [2008]
  • Elkins, T.J., Phillips, J.S. & Ward, S.G. Organizational sexual harassment investigations: Observers' perceptions of fairness. Journal of Managerial Issues, 20, 88-108. [2008]
  • Elkins Longacre, Teri. "Managing Human Resources in North America." New HR Challenges in the Dynamic Environment of Legal Compliance [2007]
  • Elkins, T.J. & Phillips, J.S. (1999). Evaluating sex discrimination claims: The mediating role of attributions.Journal of Applied Psychology, 84, 186-199.
  • Elkins, T.J. & Phillips, J.S. (2000) Job Context, Selection Decision Outcome and the Perceived Fairness of Selection Tests: Biodata as an Illustrative Case. Journal of Applied Psychology, 85, 479-484.
  • Townsend, J., Phillips, J.S. & Elkins, T.J. (2000) Employee Retaliation: The Neglected Consequence of Poor Leader-Member Relations. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 5, 457-463.
  • Elkins, T. J., Phillips, J.S., Konopaske, R. & Townsend, J. Evaluating Gender Discrimination Claims: Is There a Same Gender Bias?"Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, 44, 1-15.
  • Elkins, T. Effective Academic Internships with the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission: An Experiential Approach to Teaching Human Resource Management.SAM Advanced Management Journal(forthcoming).
  • Elkins, T.J., Phillips, J.S. & Konopaske, R. Gender-Related Biases in Evaluations of Sex Discrimination Allegations: Is Perceived Threat the Key? Journal of Applied Psychology (forthcoming).
  • Elkins, T.J., Phillips, J.S. & Bozeman, D.P. Perceptions of sex-based promotion decisions: An organizational justice perspective. Journal of Applied Social Psychology (forthcoming).
  • RESEARCH PRESENTATIONS AND REPORTS
  • Elkins, T.J., Phillips, J.S. & Konopaske, R. Same-Sex Biases in Evaluations of Sex Discrimination Claims: An Explanation From Defensive Attribution Theory and Social Identity Theory. Paper presented at the 2001 National Academy of Management meetings, Washington, D.C.
  • Elkins, T.J., Phillips, J.S. & Konopaske, R. An Examination of Gender and Occupational Biases in Jurors' Perceptions of Sex Discrimination Claims. Paper presented at the 2000 National Academy of Management meetings, Toronto, Canada.
  • Elkins, T.J., Phillips, J.S., Konopaske, R. & Townsend, J. Evaluating Sex Discrimination Claims: Is There a Same Sex Bias? Paper presented at the 2000 Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology Conference, New Orleans, LA.
  • Elkins, T.J., Phillips, J.S. & Bozeman, D.P. Perceptions of sex-based promotion decisions: An organizational justice perspective. Paper presented at the 1999 National Academy of Management meetings, Chicago, IL.
  • Elkins, T.J. & Phillips, J.S. The effects of applicant gender, job context, and selection decision outcome on reactions to biodata: An organizational justice perspective. Paper presented at the 1998 National Academy of Management Meetings, San Diego, CA.
  • Elkins, T.J. & Phillips, J.S. Evaluating sex discrimination claims: the role of dispositional attributions. Paper presented at the 1997 National Academy of Management Meetings, Boston, Mass.
  • Elkins, T.J., & Phillips, J.S. Evaluating sex discrimination claims: strength of evidence and juror gender. Paper presented at the 1996 National Academy of Management Meetings, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  • Elkins, T.J. The impact of self-efficacy on calibration and overconfidence. Presentation at the 1992 Annual Meeting of the Judgment and Decision Making Society, St.Louis, MO.
  • Norris, C., DeFrank, R.S., Hemenway, C., Elkins, T.J. & Hughes L. (1992). The status of principal selection and development: a comparison of past and future conceptualizations of the roles of principals and middle managers. Submitted to Educational Economic Policy Center, Austin, TX.
  • Townsend, J., Phillips, J.S. & Elkins, T.J. Employee retaliation: The neglected consequence of poor leader-member relations. Paper presented at the 1999 National Academy of Management meetings, Chicago, IL.

Books

  • Atwater, L., & Elkins, T. (in press). Diagnosing, understanding and dealing with counterproductive work behavior. In J. W. Smither and M. London (Eds.) Performance management: Putting research into practice.

Contact Info

Phone:
713-743-4669
Email:
elkins@uh.edu
Room:
350G
Website:
No Web Site Currently

Education

B.A. Psychology
Baylor University
Ph.D. Organizational Behavior & Management
University of Houston
J.D.
University of Houston Law Center