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Pamela Perrewé
Haywood and Betty Taylor Eminent Scholar of Business Administration


350 RBB

Organizational Behavior


Ph.D. Business Administration, University of Nebraska
M.A. Business Administration, University of Nebraska
B.S. Psychology, Purdue University

Occupational Stress
Organizational Politics
Social Influence


Pamela L. Perrewé is the Haywood and Betty Taylor Eminent Scholar of Business Administration, Professor of Sport Management, and Distinguished Research Professor at Florida State University.  She received her Bachelor degree in Psychology from Purdue University and her Master and Ph.D. degrees in Management from the University of Nebraska.  Dr. Perrewé primarily teaches courses in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management and has taught at the undergraduate, masters, and Ph.D. levels.  She has served on approximately 100 doctoral dissertation committees and has chaired over 20 of these dissertation committees. She has been awarded the Developing Scholar Award, University Teaching Award, and Graduate Mentoring Award at Florida State University. Dr. Perrewé has focused her research interests in the areas of job stress, coping, organizational politics, emotion and social influence.  Dr. Perrewé has published over 40 books and book chapters and over 130 journal articles in journals such as Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Management, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, and Personnel Psychology.  She has served as a member of the Editorial Review Board for Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Human Resource Management Review, and Leadership and Organizational Studies.  She has fellow status with Southern Management Association, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the Association for Psychological Science, and the American Psychological Association. Further, she is the lead editor of an annual research series entitled, Research in Occupational Stress and Well Being published by Emerald Publishing.  Finally, Dr. Perrewé is the Faculty Athletics Representative for Florida State University and she is the liaison to the Atlantic Coast Conference and the National Collegiate Athletic Association.

Pamela Perrewé - Vita (PDF)



McAllister, C.P., & Perrewé, P.L. (In press). About to burst: How state self-regulation affects the enactment of bullying behaviors. Journal of Business Ethics.

Perrewé, P.L., Hochwarter, W.A., Ferris, G.R., McAllister, C.P., Harris, J.N. (2014). Developing a passion for work passion: Future direction on an emerging construct. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 35: 145-150.

Mackey, J. D., & Perrewé, P. L. (2014). The triple “A” (appraisals, attributions, adaptation) model of job stress: The critical role of self-regulation. Organizational Psychology Review, 4(3), 258-278.

Treadway, D.C., Adams, G., Hanes, T.J., Perrewé, P.L., Magnusen, M.J., & Ferris, G.R. (2014). The roles of recruiter political skill and performance resource leveraging in NCAA football recruitment effectiveness. Journal of Management, 40(6), 1607-1626.

Carlson, D., Ferguson, M., Perrewé, P.L., & Whitten, D. (2011). The fallout of abusive supervision through work-family conflict: An examination of job incumbents and their partners. Personnel Psychology, 64, 937-961.

Meurs, J.A., & Perrewé, P.L. (2011). Cognitive activation theory of stress: An integrative theoretical approach to work stress, Journal of Management, 37, 1043-1066.

Meurs, J.A., Perrewé, P.L., & Ferris, G.R. (2011). Political Skill as Moderator of the Trait Sincerity - Job Performance Relationship: A Socioanalytic, Narrow Trait Perspective, Human Performance, 24, 119–134.

Zellars, K.L., Perrewé, P.L., Rossi, A.M., Tepper, B.T., & Ferris, G.R. (2008). Moderating effects of political skill, perceived control, and job-related self efficacy on the relationship between negative affectivity and physiological strain. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 29, 549-571.

Perrewé, P.L., Zellars, K.L., Rossi, A.M., Ferris, G.R., Kacmar, C.J., Liu, Y., Zinko, R., & Hochwarter, W.A. (2005). Political skill: An antidote in the role overload – strain relationship. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 10, 239-250.

Perrewé, P.L., Zellars, K.L., Ferris, G.R., Rossi, A.M., Kacmar, C.J., & Ralston, D.A. (2004). Neutralizing job stressors: Political skill as an antidote to the dysfunctional consequences of role conflict stressors. Academy of Management Journal, 47, 141-152.



Anthony, W.P., Kacmar, K.M., & Perrewé, P.L. (2009). Human resource management: A strategic approach (6th Edition). Ft. Worth, TX: The Dryden Press, Harcourt Brace College Publishers. 



  • Keynote Speaker for the 2017 International Stress and Health Conference, Porto Alegre, Brazil
  • College of Business Distinguished Faculty Research Award
  • University Distinguished Research Professor, Florida State University
  • Alumni Achievement Award from the University of Nebraska



Pamela Perrewé has spent her entire career at Florida State University. She is married to Gerald Ferris and together they have six children (Erin, Jennifer, Emily, Ellie, Stephen, and Matthew), and three grandchildren (Lily, Olivia, and William). 


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