Thomas Cavanagh

Assistant Professor of Management

Courses

  • Business Communication & Critical Thinking
  • Leadership & Change Management
  • Strategic Leadership for Organizational Performance (MBA)

Academic & Professional Accomplishments

  • PhD, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Colorado State University, 2014
  • MS, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Colorado State University, 2012
  • BA, Psychology and English (Creative Writing), University of Southern California, 2006

Positions Held/Visiting Positions

  • Assistant Professor of Management, Barowsky School of Business, Dominican University of California, 2014-present
  • Adjunct Professor, Colorado State University, 2013-2014
  • Teaching Fellow, Colorado State University, 2012-2014
  • Lab Instructor, Colorado State University, 2009-2012
  • Teacher of English as a Second Language, Canada World Education, 2006-2007

Selected Papers & Publications

  • PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS:
  • Cleveland, J. N., Byrne, Z. S., & Cavanagh, T. M. (2015). The future of HR is RH: Respect for humanity at work. Human Resource Management Review, 25(2), 146-161. doi: 10.1016/j.hrmr.2015.01.005
  • Wolfson, N. E., Cavanagh, T. M., & Kraiger, K. (2014). Older adults and technology-based instruction: Optimizing learning outcomes and transfer. Academy of Management: Learning and Education, 13(1), 26-44.
  • BOOK CHAPTERS:
  • Kraiger, K., and Cavanagh, T. M. (2015). Training and personal development. In K. Kraiger, J. Passmore, N. R. dps Santos, S. Malvessi (Eds.), The Wiley Blackwell handbook of the psychology of training, development, and personal improvement (pp.227-256). Wiley-Blackwell.
  • CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:
  • Cavanagh, T. M., Kraiger, K., & Peters, J. M. (2017, April). Cheating on online cognitive tests: Prevalence and impact on validity. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial Organizational Psychologists, Orlando, FL.
  • Cavanagh, T. M., Kraiger, K., & Peters, J. M. (2016, April). Using cognitive prompts to counteract stereotype threat in older trainees. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial Organizational Psychologists, Anaheim, CA.
  • Peters, J. M., Cavanagh, T. M., Stelman, S. A., Sandell, K. J., Weston, J. W., & Byrne, Z. S. (2015, April). Transformational teachership: How principles of transformational leadership foster student outcomes. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial Organizational Psychologists, Philadelphia, PA.
  • Sitzmann, T., & Cavanagh, T. M. (2012, August). The dynamic interplay of learning and self-regulatory processes over time. In H. J. Klein (Chair) and R. A. Noe (Discussant), New directions in understanding motivation to learn. Symposium conducted at the meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, MA.
  • Kantrowitz, T., Grelle, D., Cavanagh, T. M., & Frank, B. (2012, April) Influence of test conditions and examinee behavior on UIT reliability. In A. M. Ryan (Chair) & B. Lyons (Co-Chair), Addressing unproctored internet testing claims and fears: Founded or unfounded? Symposium conducted at the meeting of the Society of Industrial Organizational Psychologists, San Diego, CA.
  • Cavanagh, T. M. (2012, April). Training older adults: The effect of stereotype threat and metacognitive prompts. In K. Kraiger’s (Chair), Teaching Older Learners New Tricks: Adapting Training for Older Learners. Symposium conducted at the 27th Annual Conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Diego, CA.