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Jennica Webster

Jennica  Webster
Jennica WebsterMarquette University

Straz Hall, 232

MilwaukeeWI53201United States of America
(414) 288-7339
Curriculum Vitae

Associate Professor of Management

Dr. Webster is an Associate Professor in the Department of Management at Marquette University. Her research interests center on occupational health psychology with an emphasis on gender, diversity, and underrepresented groups.  She has published several book chapters and peer-reviewed articles in journals such as the Journal of Vocational Behavior, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Psychology of Women Quarterly, and Human Resource Management. She has also served as a consultant to a number of organizations ranging from Fortune 500 companies such as Dow Corning to not-for-profit organizations such as the YMCA. Dr. Webster received a Ph.D. from Central Michigan University in Industrial/Organizational Psychology and holds a B.A. from Bowling Green State University in Psychology.


  • Ph.D , Central Michigan University, 2009
  • M.S., University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, 2006
  • B.A., Bowling Green State University, 2004

Professional Interests

Occupational stress, health and safety, employee engagement, job satisfaction, organizational commitment, women and gender at work, career embeddedness.

Selected Publications

Webster, J. R, Adams, G. A., Maranto, C. L., Sawyer, K., Thoroughgood (2017). Workplace contextual supports for LGBT employees: A review, meta-analysis, and agenda for future research. Human Resource Management, 57, 193-210.

Adams, G., & Webster, J. R. (2017). When leaders are not who they appear: The effects of leader disclosure of a concealable stigma on follower reactions. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 47, 649-664.

Thoroughgood, C., Sawyer, K., & Webster, J. R. (2017). What lies beneath: How paranoid cognition explains the relations between transgender employees’ perceptions of discrimination at work and their job attitudes and wellbeing. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 103, 99-112.

Sawyer, K., Thoroughgood, C., & Webster, J. R. (2016). Beyond the gender binary: Achieving a more complete understanding of transgender workplace experiences. In T. Kollen (Ed.), Sexual orientation and transgender issues in organizations-Global perspectives on LBGT workforce diversity. Springer.

Webster, J. R., Adams, G., & Beehr, T. A. (2014). Core Work Evaluation: The viability of a higher-order construct. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 85, 27-38.

Adams, G., DeArmond, S., Jex, S., & Webster, J.R (2013).  Age, occupational stress and safety. In R. Burke, C. Cooper, and J. Field (Eds.) Sage handbook of aging, work & society. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Adams, G., & Webster, J. R. (2013). Emotional regulation as a mediator between interpersonal mistreatment and distress. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 22, 697-710.

Webster, J. R. & Beehr, T. A.  (2013). Antecedents and outcomes of employee perceptions of intraorganizational mobility channels. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 34, 919-941.