Doctoral Student
Industrial-Organizational Program
Research Interests:
  • The role of personality and individual differences in work and life outcomes, specifically:
    • The influence of trait and ability configurations
    • The intersection of personal attributes and situational/interpersonal (e.g., team) contexts
    • Outcomes such as job performance, creativity, and psychological well-being
  • Understanding and advancing the application of psychometric methods

Alexandra's work is currently funded by the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship Program (NSF GRFP).

Selected Publications:

Harris, A. M., Williamson, R. L., & Carter, N. T. (in press). A conditional threshold hypothesis for creative achievement: On the interaction between intelligence and openness. Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts.

Melson-Silimon, A.*, Harris, A. M., Shoenfelt, E., Miller, J. D., & Carter, N. T. (in press). Personality testing and the Americans with Disabilities Act: Cause for concern as normal and abnormal models are integrated. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice. [Focal Article]

Harris, A. M., Siedor, L., Fan, Y., Listyg, B.*, & Carter, N.T. (2016). In defense of the situation: An interactionist explanation for performance on situational judgment tests. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 9, 23-18.


*Indicates undergraduate student author at time of submission