Pamela Perrewé

Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor and Haywood and Betty Taylor Eminent Scholar of Business Administration
350 RBB
Academic Specialty
Organizational Behavior

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

Areas of Expertise

Occupational Stress
Organizational Politics
Social Influence

Pamela L. Perrewé is the Robert O. Lawton Distinguished Professor and Haywood and Betty Taylor Eminent Scholar of Business Administration 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.

Selected Published Research

McAllister, C.P., Mackey, J.D., & Perrewé, P.L. (In press). The role of self-regulation in the relationship between abusive supervision and job tension. Journal of Organizational Behavior.

Mackey, J. D., & Perrewé, P. L. (In press). The relationships between hindrance stressors, problem drinking, and somatic complaints at work. Group & Organization Management.

Magnusen, M.J., McAllister, C.P., Perrewé, P.L., & Ferris, G.R. (In press). The reputation playbook: Exploring how reputation can be leveraged to improve recruiting effectiveness in NCAA men’s basketball. Journal of Applied Sport Management.

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., & Ferris, G.R. (in press).  The utilization of political skill as leverage in sport management research. Special Issue titled: “The political arena: Power and political behavior in sport organizations,” Journal of Applied Sport Management.

Kim, M.J., Perrewé, P.L., Kim, Y., Kim, A.C.H. (In press). Psychological capital (PsyCap) in sport organizations: Hope, efficacy, resilience, and optimism among employees in sport (HEROES). European Sport Management Quarterly.

Hackney, K.J. & Perrewé, P.L. (2018). A review of abusive behaviors at work: The development of a process model for studying abuse. Organizational Psychology Review, 8(1), 70-92.

Magnusen, M.J., Kim, J.W., McAllister, C.P., Perrewé, P.L., & Ferris, G.R. (2018). She got game: Investigating how reputation can be leveraged to improve recruiting effectiveness in NCAA women’s basketball. International Journal of Sports Science & Coaching, 13(2), 179-185.

Mackey, J.D., Perrewé, P. L., & McAllister, C. P. (2017). Do I fit in? Perceptions of organizational fit as a resource in the workplace stress process. Group & Organization Management42(4), 455-486.

McAllister, C.P., Harris, J.N., Ferris, G.R., Hochwarter, W.A., & Perrewé, P.L. (2017). Got Resources? A Multi-Sample Constructive Replication of Resource Availability’s Role in Work Passion – Job Outcomes Relationships. Journal of Business and Psychology, 32, 147-164.

Shaughnessy, B.A., Treadway, D.C., Breland, J.W., & Perrewé, P.L. (2017). Informal leadership status and individual performance: The roles of political skill and political will.  Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, 83-94.

Ferris, G.R., Perrewé, P.L., Daniels, S.R., Lawong, D., & Holmes, J.J. (2017). Social influence and politics in organizational research: What we know and what we need to know. Journal of Leadership & Organizational Studies, 1-15.

Daniels, S.R., Perrewé, P.L., & Ferris, G.R. (2017). The subtleties of subtle discrimination: An interesting but incomplete picture. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 10(1), 82-86.

Perrewé, P.L., & Ferris G.R. (2016). The utilization of political skill as leverage in sport management research. Journal of Applied Sport Management, 8(3), 6-14.

Magnusen, M.J. & Perrewé, P.L. (2016). The role of social effectiveness in leadership: A critical review and lessons for Sport Management. Sport Management Education Journal10, 64-77.

Thompson, K.W., Sikora, D., Perrewé, P.L., & Ferris, G.R. (2015). Employment qualifications, person-job fit, overqualification attributions, and hiring recommendations: A three-study investigation. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 23, 247-262.

McAllister, C.P., Mackey, J.D., Hackney, K.J., & Perrewé, P.L. (2015). From combat to khakis: An exploratory examination of job stress with veterans. Military Psychology, 27, 93-107.

Mackey, J. D., Frieder, R. E., Perrewé, P. L., Gallagher, V. C., & Brymer, R. A. (2015). Empowered employees as social deviants: The role of abusive supervision. Journal of Business and Psychology, 30(1), 149-162.

McAllister, C.P., Ellen III, B.P., Perrewé, P.L., Ferris, G.R., & Hirsch, D. J. (2015).  Using political skill to recognize and capitalize on opportunities in the “game” of organizational life.  Business Horizons58, 25-34.

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.

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.

Liu, Y, Ferris, G.R., Weitz, B.A., Xu, J., & Perrewé, P.L. (2014). Conditional effects of ingratiation on liking and internship performance: Political skill’s moderating role in a mediated moderation model, Academy of Management Learning and Education, 13, 569-586. 


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. 

Honors and Awards
  • 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
Interesting Facts

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).