Associate Professor of I-O Psychology
I am currently an Associate Professor of Psychology at Minnesota State University, Mankato. I specialize in courses in Industrial-Organizational Psychology, but I also teach courses on research methods and statistics, and consult with clients on selection and employee development.
Psyc101: Introduction to Psychological Science
Psyc211: Research Methods
Psyc340: Social Psychology
Psyc456: Personality Theories
Psyc460: Psychology of Women
Psyc463: Survey of Industrial-Organizational Psychology
Psyc610: Research Design and Statistics (Graduate Level)
Psyc660: Employee Selection (Graduate Level)
Deception in Interviews
This project, in conjunction with Dr. Emily Stark, is investigating how accuracy in detecting deception affects practical decision making such as in employment interviews.
Student Success in College
What can help us predict student outcomes, such as persistence and retention? What strategies can institutions use to help better support and engage first-year students? How can institutions tailor their approaches to students to serve them well based on individual differences?
Incivility and Bullying among Nurses
Nursing, as a profession, is in a state of crisis. As it is, we are facing a notable shortage in nurses. At the same time, new nurses often leave the profession, typically citing maltreatment as a key reason. Why do more tenured nurses bully new nurses, and what can the profession do to address the problem?
Recent Alumni and their Transition to the Workplace
Employers of new graduates have many complaints-- they are unable to problem-solve independently, present to clients, and act professionally. Why do young adults seem to struggle with the school-to-workplace transition, and what can college instructors and administrators do to improve student preparation for the work world?
Predicting Pilot Performance
This work, in collaboration with Mr. Tom Peterson in the Aviation Department, is focused on learning about what characteristics help predict success in training performance and job performance.
Koopman, J., Bono, J., Klodiana, J., & Campana, K. (in press). Daily shifts in regulatory focus: The influence of work events and implications for well-being. Journal of Organizational Behavior.
Campana, K.L. (in press). Exam review trivia. in W. Altman, L. Stein, & J.R. Stowell (Eds) Essays in E-xcellence in Teaching (Vol. 15)
Campana, K.L. & Hammoud, S. (in press). Incivility from patients and their families: Can organizational justice protect nurses from burnout? Journal of Nursing Management.
Campana, K.L. (2014). Industrial and organizational and community service involvement: Students helping locally. In W. Reichmann (Ed.) Industrial and Organizational Psychology Help the Vulnerable: Serving the Underserved (pp. 243-257).
Campana, K.L. (2014). Bedside Manners: Incivility in the Nursing Profession. Keynote speech delivered at the Honor Society of Nursing conference, Mankato MN.
Campana, K.L. (2014). Where Do We Go from Here? Practical Steps toward Ending the Incivility Cycle. Presentation delivered at the Honor Society of Nursing conference, Mankato, MN.
Cole, K., Camp, H., & Campana, K.L. (2014). Shifting a Culture: Writing, WAC, and Assessment. Paper presented at the International Writing Across the Curriculum Conference, Minneapolis, MN.
Bono J.E., Koopmann, J.M., & Campana, K.L. (2012). Work Events, Mood, and Motivation: An Experience Sampling Study. Paper presented at the Academy of Management's Annual Meeting, Boston, MA.