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Tyree Mitchell, PhD

Assistant Professor

286 Charles E. Coates Hall

Baton Rouge, LA 70803

Email: tyreemitchell@lsu.edu

Phone: (225) 578-7362

Fax: (225) 578-5755

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Biographical Summary

Dr.Tyree Mitchell received his PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from DePaul University. He also completed a predoctoral fellowship at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University. His research focuses on understanding how individuals influence others at work to achieve common goals, specifically within leadership, team, and negotiation contexts. He recently was awarded a major grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF), which involves developing students in STEM fields to be culturally competent leaders. Dr. Mitchell also recently completed a major research project for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), which involved reviewing existing quantitative studies on team functioning in space analog environments and identifying team factors that may enhance and inhibit team functioning and effectiveness in such environments. He has published his research in peer-reviewed journals such as, Group Dynamics: Theory, Research and Practice, Frontiers in Psychology, and the Journal of Leadership Education. Dr. Mitchell has also assisted on consulting projects for several private and public organizations, such as the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).

Education

Bachelor's Degree: Psychology (Summa Cum Laude), Hampton University, 2011

Master's Degree: Industrial/Organizational Psychology, DePaul University, 2014

PhD: Industrial/Organizational Psychology, DePaul University, 2016

Selected Publications

Mitchell, T. D. & Coyle, P. (in press). When racial/ethnic minorities emerge as leaders: The role of learning orientation and team minority composition. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, & Practice.

Bell, S. T., Brown, S. G., & Mitchell, T. D. (in press). What we know about team dynamics for long-distance space missions: A systematic review of analog research. Frontiers in Psychology.

Mitchell, T.D. & Daugherty, J. (2019). Learning to lead: Perceptions of undergraduate leadership programs. Journal of Leadership Education.

Mitchell, T. D., & Bommer, W. H. (2018). The interactive effects of motives and task coordination on leadership emergence. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, 22, 223-235.

Mitchell, T. D., & Towler, A. J. (2014). Location, language, location: Toward a better understanding of leader-performance relations. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 7, 197-200.

Selected Presentations

Brett, J. M., Mitchell, T. D., & Vogel, S. (2018). Understanding culture and trust development in negotiating new business relationships. Paper presented at the annual conference of the International Association of Conflict Management, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Mitchell, T. D. (2017). Team prosocial motivation and shared leadership: Moderating effects of team surface-level diversity. Poster presented at the annual Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research conference, St. Louis, MI. 

Mitchell, T. D., & Smith, S. (2017). Qualifying the extraverted leadership advantage: Extraversion, gender, and leader effectiveness. Poster presented at the 32nd annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Orlando, FL.

Mitchell, T. D. (2016). Leader goal orientation and effectiveness: Mediating effects of transformational leadership. Poster presented at the 31st annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Anaheim, CA.

Bell, S. T., Brown, S. G., & Mitchell, T. D. (2016). A quantitative review of team research in LDSEM-analogue environments. In Lauren B. Landon (Chair), Simulating space missions: Findings from high-fidelity research analogs. Symposium presented at the 31st annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Anaheim, CA.

Awards & Honors

LSU TAF Undergraduate Teaching Award, 2018

Robert Greenleaf Scholar (Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership), 2016,

Illinois Space Grant Consortium Fellowship Grant Recipient (NASA program), 2015

Professional/Community Service

Chair of the Special Sessions Committee for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 2020  

Committee member of the Special Sessions Committee for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 2019 

Chair of Junior Faculty Consortium for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 2018 

Chair in Training for Junior Faculty Consortium for the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, 2017

Reviewer for the 31st annual meeting of the Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology, 2016

Curriculum Vita