Education: Courtney earned her Ph.D. in Organizational Science and M.S. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte. She also has a B.S. in both Psychology and Health Services Administration from the University of Central Florida.
Work History: Before pursuing a career in academia, Courtney worked in administration for multiple local and national healthcare organizations. During her time in healthcare administration, some of her responsibilities included designing, facilitating, and evaluating trainings around the physician-patient relationship. Additionally, she has provided consulting on managing healthcare employee reactions to organizational change.
Teaching at UT: At the University of Toledo, Courtney teaches courses about Human Resource Management, Leading Strategic Improvements, as well as building effective efforts in human resource management for Planning, Recruitment, and Selection of employees.
Research Interests: Courtney’s research interests focus on leadership, workplace relationships, and the experience and management of emotion in the workplace. Her work also focuses on ethics and methods in scientific research.
Research Publication Overview: She has published in journals such as The Leadership Quarterly and Organizational Research Methods.
Dissertation: Relational Predictors of Leader-Member Exchange: A Social Cognitive and Affective Perspective
A meta-analytic review of authentic and transformational leadership: A test for redundancy, The Leadership Quarterly, 2016
A meta-analytic review and future research agenda of charismatic leadership, The Leadership Quarterly, 2017
Construct redundancy in leader behaviors: A review and agenda for the future, The Leadership Quarterly, 2018
Meta-analysis as a multi-level model, Organizational Research Methods, 2019
Authorship policies at U.S. doctoral universities: A review of missed and future opportunities, Science and Engineering Ethics, 2020