Jessica Beth Rodell
Department of Management

William Harry Willson Distinguished Chair

C214 Benson Hall
630 S. Lumpkin St.
Athens, GA, 30602
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PhD, Management, University of Florida, 2010

MBA, Business Administration, University of Florida, 2006

BA, Sociology, Furman University, 2002


Research Excellence Award, Terry College, University of Georgia, 2020

GDO Division Parasuraman Award for Lynch & Rodell (2018), Academy of Management, 2018

Georgia Power Foundation, Inc. Developing Scholar, University of Georgia, 2015

HR Division Scholarly Achievement Award for Judge, Rodell, et al. (2013), Academy of Management, 2014

Michael F. Adams Early Career Scholar Award, University of Georgia, 2014

Research Interests

  • Meaningful work experiences (e.g., volunteering and meaningfulness)
  • Employee-supervisor relationships (e.g., justice and trust)
  • Making the most of difficult situations (e.g., stress and misfit)

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Editorial Appointments

Associate Editor, Academy of Management Journal, 2017-2019

Editorial Board Member, Journal of Applied Psychology, 2014 - 2016

Editorial Board Member, Academy of Management Journal, 2012 - 2016