Joel Koopman

Associate Professor
TJ Barlow Professor of Business Administration
Presidential Impact Fellow
Doctoral Program Coordinator
Associate Editor: Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes


Joel Koopman is an associate professor and TJ Barlow Professor of Business Administration at the Mays Business School. Prior to joining Mays, he was on the faculty at the University of Cincinnati for 3 years. He received his Ph.D. in Management from Michigan State University, and earned a B.S. and M.A. from the University of Florida. His research interests include prosocial behavior, organizational justice, motivational processes, and research methodology. His research has been published in outlets such as Academy of Management Journal (AMJ)Academy of Management Review (AMR), Journal of Applied Psychology (JAP)Personnel Psychology (PPsych), and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes (OBHDP). He serves on the editorial boards for these journals, and is currently an Associate Editor at OBHDP. He has won multiple awards from Academy of Management’s HR Division (Early Career Achievement Award and David P. Lepak Service Award) along with the 2022 SIOP Distinguished Early Career Contributions award. He has also won “best reviewer” awards from several of the above-mentioned journals (JAP, PPsych, AMR, and OBHDP). He currently serves on the Leadership Committee for the HR Division of the Academy of Management.

Research Interests

organizational justice, self-regulation, employee well-being, research methodology