Howard Weiss

Howard Weiss

Howard Weiss

Professor of Psychology

JS Coon
Work Experience Laboratory


Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology from New York University

Research Interests

The main focus of Dr. Weiss’ research is on understanding the experience of working, especially in an immediate, first person sense. This includes interest in emotional states, focus of attention, episodic structures of personal experience, and sense of self and agency at work.

More information can be found on the website of the Work Experience Lab.


Selected Publications

  • Weiss, H. M. and Rupp, D. E. (2011). Experiencing work: An essay on a person-centric work psychology. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 4, 83-97.
  • Beal, D. J., Weiss, H. M., Barros, E. & MacDermid, S. M. (2005) An episodic process model of affective influences on performance. Journal of Applied Psychology, 90,1054-1086.
  • Weiss, H. M. & Cropanzano, R. (1996).  Affective Events Theory: A theoretical discussion of the structure, causes, and consequences of affective experiences at work.  In B. M. Staw and L. L. Cummings (Eds.), Research in Organizational Behavior, Vol. 18 (pp. 1-74).  Greenwich, CT: JAI Press.