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Edward  Levine

Edward Levine

Edward Levine
Professor Emeritus


Office: PCD 4131
Phone: 813/974-0459



Certified as a diplomate in Industrial and Organizational Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology. Elected a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and the American Psychological Association.


B.S., Psychology, Brooklyn College, 1965
Ph.D., Psychology, New York University, 1970
Specialized in Industrial/Organizational Psychology


Ph.D. Area: Industrial/Organizational


Job analysis, personnel selection, control in organizations, self-efficacy.

Specialty Area


Recent Journal Articles

Shockley, K., Ispas, D., Rossi, M. E., & Levine, E. L. (in press). A meta-analytic investigation of the relationship between state affect, discrete emotions and job performance. Human Performance.

Levine, E. L., Xu, X., Yang, L.,Ispas, D., Pitariu, H. D., Bian. R.. Ding, D., Capotescu, R., HongSheng, C., & Musat. S. (in press). Cross-national explorations of the impact of affect at work using the State-Trait Emotion Measure (STEM): A coordinated series of studies in the three countries. Human Performance.

Granger, B. P., & Levine, E. L. (2010). The perplexing role of learner control in e-learning: Will learning and transfer benefit or suffer? International Journal of Training and Development, 14, 180-197.

Levine, E. L. (2010). Emotion and power (as social influence): Their impact on organizational citizenship and counterproductive individual and organizational behavior. Human Resources Management Review, 20, 4-17.

Yang, L. Q., Levine, E.L., Xu, X., & Lopez-Rivas, G.E. (2009). Surveying via the Net vs. Hard Copy: A cautionary note. Ergometrika, 6(1), 20-39.

Sanchez, J. I. & Levine, E. L. (2009). What is (or should be) the difference between competency modeling and traditional job analysis? Human Resources Management Review, 19, 53-63.

Yang, L., Levine, E. L., Smith, M. A., Ispas, D., & Rossi, M. E. (2008). Person-environment fit or person plus environment: A meta-analysis of studies using polynomial regression analysis. Human Resources Management Review,18, 311-321.

Jones, R. G., Stout, T., Harder, B., Levine, E., Levine, J., & Sanchez, J. I. (2008). Personnel psychology and nepotism: Should we support anti-nepotism policies. The Industrial Organizational Psychologist, 45, 17-20.

Kessler, S.R., Taylor, E.Z., Levine, E. L., Kessler, L.M., &Wiley, J. (2008). Is a happy nation a productive nation? An exploration of the relationship between job satisfaction and productivity at the national level. European Journal of International Management, 2, 356-375.

Pitariu, H. D., Levine, E. L., Musat, S., & Ispas, D. (2006). Validation of the State-Trait Emotion Measure (STEM) on Romanian basketball players. Psihologia Resurselor Umana. 4, 16-26.


Brannick, M. T., Cadle, A., & Levine, E. L. (2012). Job analysis for KSAOs, predictor measures and performance outcomes. In N. Schmitt (Ed.), The Oxford handbook of personnel assessment and selection. New York: Oxford University Press.

Sanchez. J.I., & Levine, E.L. (2012). The rise and fall of job analysis, and the future of work analysis. In S.T. Fiske, Schacter, D.L., and Taylor, S.E. (eds.), Annual Review of Psychology, 63.

Brannick, M. T., Levine, E. L., & Morgeson, F. P. (2007). Job and work analysis: Methods, research and application for human resource management (2nd ed.) . Thousand Oaks CA: Sage.

Brannick, M. T., & Levine, E., L. (2006). Knowledge, skills, and abilities. Entry in J. Greenhaus and G. A. Callanan (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Career Development. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage, 450-451.

Levine, E. L. (1976; Reprinted in 2005). The Joy of Interviewing. Charlotte NC: Catawba

Levine, E. L., Ash, R. A., & Levine, J. D. (2004). Judgmental assessment of job-related experience, training and education for use in human resource staffing. In J. C. Thomas (Ed.). Comprehensive handbook of psychological assessment (Volume 4). New York: John Wiley & Sons, 269-296.

Brannick, M. T., & Levine, E. L. (2002). Job analysis: Methods, research, and applications for human resource management in the new millennium. Thousand Oaks CA: Sage.

Sanchez, J.I, & Levine, E.L. (2001). The analysis of work in the 20th & 21st centuries. In Anderson, N., Ones, D.S., Sinangil, H.K., & Viswesvaran, C., ( 2001). Handbook of industrial, work and organizational psychology. Sage: Thousand Oaks, CA, Vol. I, 71-89.

Recent Publications

Levine, E. L. (2011: Invited Speaker). Emotion feelings at work and employee related outcomes. Colloquia presented at Koc University (Istanbul, April), Bosphorus University (Istanbul, May), and Baruch University of CUNY (New York, September).

Taing, M., Conway, J., Seybert, J., Loo, K., Cho, E., & Levine, E.L. (2010). Trends in use of statistical analyses: Perceptions of methodological alternatives. Poster session presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Atlanta, April.

Levine, E. L. (2010; Panelist). Legal issues in job analysis: Avoiding lawsuits without breaking budgets. Panel discussion chaired by Mark A. Smith presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Atlanta, April.

Levine, E.L. (2010; Discussant). Automated T&E questionnaires: Practical outcomes and development considerations. Symposium chaired by Margaret G. Barton presented at that Annual Meeting of the Society forn Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Atlanta, April.

Kawamoto, C., Yang, L.Q., & Levine, E.L. (2009). Fit and needs: How do they relate to job satisfaction and job performance. Poster session presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Conference on Occupational Stress and Health, San Juan P.R., November.

Granger, B., & Levine, E.L. (2009). Moderating role of content complexity on the relation between training media and training outcomes. Poster session presented at the Annual Convention of the Academy of Management, Chicago, August.

Levine, E. L. (2009; Panelist). Minimum standards for job analysis: How little is enough? Panel discussion chaired by Mark A. Smith and Alexander Alonso presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New Orleans, April.

Sanchez, J. I., & Levine, E. L. (2009). Competency modeling and traditional job analysis: Competitors or companions. Paper presented as part of the symposium, Competency modeling vs. job analysis: Academic debates and practical applications, chaired by Christina K. Curnow, presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New Orleans, April.