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Michael T. Braun

Michael T. Braun

Michael T. Braun
Assistant Professor

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Office: PCD 4151
Phone: 813/974-0354
Lab: PCD 4108
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Bio

Michael T. Braun, Ph.D. is an Assistant Professor in the Industrial/ Organizational Psychology program at the University of South Florida. His research interests are in the areas of team knowledge emergence and decision making, emergent leadership, team cohesion, and modeling multilevel dynamics. His work currently appears in the Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Research Methods, and Psychological Methods. He currently serves on the Editorial Board of Organizational Research Methods and as a reviewer for the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Management, Leadership Quarterly, and the National Science Foundation. He is the recipient of the 2015 Owens Scholarly Achievement Award as well as the 2013 Organizational Research Method Best Paper Award. He received his B.A. in Psychology from Purdue University (2006) and his M.A. (2009) and Ph.D. (2012) from Michigan State University.

Education

  • Ph.D., Organizational Psychology, Michigan State University, 2012
  • M.A., Organizational Psychology, Michigan State University, 2009
  • B.A., Psychology, Purdue University, 2006

Teaching

  • Psychological Tests and Measurement
  • Organizational Psychology

Research

  • Team Knowledge Emergence
  • Individual and Team Decision Making
  • Emergent Leadership
  • Team Cohesion
  • Modeling Multilevel Dynamics

Specialty Area

Industrial-Organizational

Recent Publications

Grand, J. A., Braun, M. T. , Kuljanin, G., Kozlowski, S. W. J., & Chao, G. T. (2016). The dynamics of team cognition: A process-oriented theory of knowledge emergence in teams [Monograph]. Journal of Applied Psychology, 101, 1353-1385.

Braun, M. T. , & Kozlowski, S. W. J. (2016). Systems and organizations. In H. Miller (Ed.), Encyclopedia of theory in psychology. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications Inc.

Kozlowski, S. W. J., Chao, G. T., Grand, J. A., Braun, M. T. , & Kuljanin, G. (2016). Examining the dynamics of multilevel emergence: Learning and knowledge building in teams. Organizational Psychology Review, 6, 3-33.

Braun, M. T. , & Kuljanin, G. (2015). Big data and the challenge of construct validity. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 8, 521-527.

Carter, D. C., DeChurch, L. A., Braun, M. T. , & Contractor N. (2015). Social network approaches to leadership: An integrative conceptual review. Journal of Applied Psychology, 100, 597-622.

Kozlowski, S. W. J., Chao, G. T., Grand, J. A., Braun, M. T. , & Kuljanin, G. (2013). Advancing multilevel research design: Capturing the dynamics of emergence. Organizational Research Methods, 16, 581-615.

Braun, M. T. , Kuljanin, G., & DeShon, R. P. (2013). Spurious relationships in growth curve modeling: The effects of stochastic trends on regression-based models. In J. M. Cortina & R. S. Landis (Eds.), Modern research methods for the study of behavior in organizations (p. 161-197). New York, NY: Routledge Academic.

Braun, M. T. , Kuljanin, G., & DeShon, R. P. (2013). Spurious relationships in the analysis of longitudinal data in organizational research. Organizational Research Methods, 16, 302-330.

Kuljanin, G., Braun, M. T. , & DeShon, R. P. (2011). A cautionary note on applying growth models to longitudinal data. Psychological Methods, 16, 249-264.

Braun, M. T. & Oswald, F. L. (2011). Exploratory regression analysis: A tool for selecting models and determining predictor importance. Behavior Research Methods, 43, 331-339.