Catherine Loughlin

Associate Dean Research and Knowledge Mobilization
Sobey School of Business
Management

Faculty Member Information

Biosketch

Dr. Loughlin received her PhD in Industrial/Organisational Psychology from Queen's University and taught in the Queen's School of Business in 1999 before joining the Faculty of Management at the University of Toronto, later that year. In 2005, she was awarded a Canada Research Chair in Management and joined the Sobey School of Business at Saint Mary’s University. She is currently Associate Dean, Research and Knowledge Mobilization at the Sobey School of Business. She supervises graduate students in Management and Psychology, publishes widely, and has consulted for the Government of Canada and private industry in the areas of management leadership development and work stress. She coaches Senior Executives on leadership development at the individual and team levels and has co-ordinated large scale change initiatives across provinces in industries as diverse as Emergency Medical Services to Shipbuilding.

Education

Ph.D., Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Queen's University, 1998
M.A., Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Queen's University, 1993
B.S., Psychology (Honours: Vision & Cognition), University of Calgary, 1991

Academic Work Experience

2014 - Present, Associate Dean, Research, Saint Mary's University
2014 - Present, Full, Professor, Saint Mary's University
2005 - 2015, Canada Research Chair , Saint Mary's University
2005 - 2014, Associate Professor, Saint Mary's University
1999 - 2005, Assistant Professor, University of Toronto
1999 - 1999, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Queen's University

Honours

Canada Research Chair (CRC), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) 2005-2015 Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary's University - 2015
Nominated for MBA Professor of the Year Award Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary's University - 2012
Emerald Award, Best International Symposium, Academy of Management (AOM) Conference Academy of Management (AOM) - 2010
Stephen G. Reavay Award from Canadian Society for Civil Engineering Canadian Society for Civil Engineering - 2010
Two Papers Selected for Best Paper Proceedings, AOM Conference Academy of Management (AOM) - 2009
Nominated for MBA Professor of the Year Award Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary's University - 2008
Paper nominated for Best Paper Proceedings, AOM Conferance Academy of Management (AOM) - 2004

Teaching: Course / Program Development

2010/03 - 2013/03, PhD, Mgmt. 7710 (OB/HR Course)
2006/03 - 2009/03, PhD, Mgmt. 7710 (co-taught w/ Terry Wagar)
2005/03 - 2012/03, MBA, Mgmt. 585 (OB class)
2005/03 - 2006/03, Psyc. 7500 (PhD I/O Psyc. class)
2003/03 - 2004/03, Macro-Organisational Behaviour (Mgmt. B29, L01& L30/31; large undergrad. class, taught 3 times)
2002/03 - 2003/03, Management of Occupational Health & Safety (Mgmt. D24; Developed new 4th year undergrad. course, taught twice)
2001/03 - 2003/03, Leadership in the 21st Century (Mgmt. D14: Developed new 4th year undergrad. course, taught 3 times)
1999/03 - 2000/03, Management Skills (Mgmt. B24 - Sun Life; L30 & 31; Medium size undergrad. class; taught 3 times)
1999/01 - 2001/03, Micro-Organisational Behaviour (Mgmt. B23, L01 & L30; large undergrad. class, taught 9 times)

Scholarly Contributions

Book Chapters

Mercer D, Loughlin Catherine, Arnold K. (2017). "Group level androgyny: One way for boards of directors to navigate the paradoxes in complex decision-making?", More Women on Boards: An International Perspective Volume 7: Women and Leadership Book Series
Loughlin Catherine, Bryson L.. (2015). "Bullying in the Project Context", The psychology and Management of Project Teams: An Interdisciplinary Perspective
Loughlin Catherine, Mercer D.. (2014). "Designing Healthy Workplaces", Workplace well-being; Building positive and psychologically healthy workplaces

Journal Articles

Scheuer C, Loughlin Catherine. "The Moderating Effects of Status and Trust on the Performance of Age-Diverse Work Groups", Evidence-based HRM: a Global Forum for Empirical Scholarship (Spring - 2018)
Arnold K, Loughlin Catherine. "Continuing the conversation; Questioning the who, what, & when of ‘Leaning In’", Academy of Management Perspectives (Spring - 2018)
Loughlin Catherine, Mercer D, Haddon A. "Leading on the edge: The nature of paramedic leadership at the front lines of care", Health Care Management Review (Spring - 2016)
Loughlin Catherine, Walsh M, Arnold K. "Transformational leadership in an extreme context: Examining gender, individual consideration and self-sacrifice", Leadership and Organization Development Journal (Spring - 2016)
Loughlin Catherine, Webb S. "Shifting Attitudes in the Next Generation of Male Lawyers: Will the Kids be as Important as the Courtroom? ", University of Western Ontario Journal of Legal Studies, 6, 3, 4, p. 1-25 (Spring - 2016)
Haddon A., Loughlin Catherine, McNally C.. "Effective leadership in higher education during a financial crisis; Do current theories really address what is needed?", Leadership and Organization Development Journal (Summer - 2015)
Robinson Lynn, Kocum Lucie, Loughlin Catherine, Bryson Lyndsay. "The telling trajectory in the experience of breast cancer survivors at work.", Journal of Occupational Health Psychology (Winter - 2015)
Loughlin Catherine, Murray R.. "Employment Status congruence: An integral part of job quality?", Human Relations 66:4 (Spring - 2013), 529-553
Loughlin Catherine, Arnold K.. "Integrating transformational and participative versus directive leadership theories: Examining intellectual stimulation in male and female leaders across three contexts", Leadership and Organization Development Journal 34:1 (Spring - 2013), 67-84
Kelloway K., Turner N., Barling J., Loughlin Catherine. "Transformational leadership and employee psychological well-being: The mediating role of employee trust in leadership", Work & Stress 26:1 (Spring - 2012), 39-55
Loughlin Catherine, Arnold K., Bell-Crawford . "Lost Opportunity: Is transformational leadership accurately recognized and rewarded in all managers", Equality, Diversity & Inclusion; Special Issue on Gender, Management, & Leadership 31:1 (Spring - 2011), 43-64
Loughlin Catherine, Arnold K.. "Individually considerate transformational leadership behaviour and self-sacrifice", Leadership and Organization Development Journal 31:8 (Spring - 2010), 670-686

Presentation

Mercer D, Kocum L, Robinson L, Loughlin Catherine, Webb N, LaPierre A, Oakie T. "A scoping review of workplace interventions for cancer", Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology Conference (Spring - 2017)
Kocum L, Robinson L, Loughlin Catherine, Mercer D. "Applying a systems approach to building "The partnership for a healthy workplace response to breast cancer"", Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology Conference (Spring - 2017)
Loughlin Catherine, Kocum L, Robinson L, Cokell J. "Using appreciative inquiry in multi-stakeholder research on return to work after breast cancer", Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology Conference (Spring - 2017)
Robinson L, Kocum L, Loughlin Catherine, Oakie T, Kehoe S. "Making it work: Challenges and facilitators for national partnerships", Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology Conference (Spring - 2017)
Arseneault R, Loughlin Catherine. "A comparative study of Canadians cross-cultural adaptations to Korean society: ‘difficulties moving from low to high’", Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (Spring - 2017)
Scheuer C, Loughlin Catherine. "Realizing the benefits of age diversity via a refined understanding of information elaboration", European Academy of Management Conference (Summer - 2017)
Loughlin Catherine, 4. Jamjoom L. "Perception of Female Leadership among Canadian and Saudi Students", Administrative Association of Canada (ASAC) (Spring - 2016)
Loughlin Catherine, Yu T. "An Exploratory Study of Challenges to Chinese Students’ Cross-Cultural Adaptation in the Canadian Workplace: More about Sitcoms and Less about Values?", Administrative Association of Canada (ASAC) (Spring - 2016)
Loughlin Catherine, Kocum L, Robinson L. "In the Middle: Managers’ Experiences of the Negotiation Between Workers and Workplaces in Cases of Cancer", European Association of Occupational Health Psychology (EAOHP), (Spring - 2016)
Loughlin Catherine, Robinson L, Kocum L. "Cozy companies: Caring workplaces for employees with cancer.", International Psycho Oncology Society Congress (IPOS (Spring - 2016)
Mercer D, Loughlin Catherine. "The future of androgyny: Could extending androgyny to Boards of Directors help manage complexity?", Academy of Management Conference (AOM) (Summer - 2015)
Scheuer C, Loughlin Catherine. "Exploring the intersectionality of age, gender, and reputation on perceptions of leaders", Academy of Management Conference (AOM) (Summer - 2015)
McNally C, Loughlin Catherine. "Shared Leadership in a Hyper-Masculine Context: Retaining women in the STEM occupations", European Academy of Management (EURAM) (Summer - 2015)
Loughlin Catherine, McNally C., Dever R.. "Organizational level, sex, stress & coping styles and links to heath in a gender-neutral organizational context", International Congress of Applied Psychology (ICAP) (Spring - 2014)
Loughlin Catherine, Kocum L., Robinson L., Dimoff J.. "Workplace Response to Breast Cancer: A Qualitative Investigation of Psychosocial Factors in the Context of Serious Illness", 11th Conference of the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology (Spring - 2014)
Loughlin Catherine, Hudson K, Coller C.. "Bringing voice to women’s participation in public sector leadership", Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) (Spring - 2014)
Loughlin Catherine, Mercer D., Arnold K.. "Female and male leaders: same behaviour, different evaluations", International Congress of Applied Psychology (ICAP) (Spring - 2014)
Loughlin Catherine, Mercer D., Haddon A.. "Leading on the edge: the nature of paramedic leadership at the front lines of care", International Congress of Applied Psychology (ICAP) (Spring - 2014)
Loughlin Catherine, Webb S.. "Shifting attitudes in the next generation of male lawyers: will the kids be as important as the courtroom? ", European Academy of Management (EURAM) (Spring - 2014)
Loughlin Catherine, Fitzgerald C.. "Health, Safety & Well-being Education in British Columbia Business Schools", Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) (Spring - 2013)
Loughlin Catherine, Kocum L., Robinson L., Bryson L.. "“I wanted you to know”: How women with breast cancer inform their workplaces", NIOSH/APA - Work, Stress, and Health 2013: Protecting and Promoting Total Worker Health (Spring - 2013)
Loughlin Catherine, Walsh M., Arnold K.. "Vision, gender and contextual influences: Examining participative versus directive visioning styles in male and female leaders across three contexts. ", European Academy of Management (EURAM) (Spring - 2013)
Loughlin Catherine, Bryson L.. "Challenging Current Definitions of Workplace Bullying to include High-Risk Project Teams", NIOSH/APA - Work, Stress, and Health 2013: Protecting and Promoting Total Worker Health (Spring - 2013)
Loughlin Catherine, Fitzgerald C.. "Integrating the WHO Healthy Workplace Framework into Canadian Business School Health, Safety and Well-Being Education", NIOSH/APA - Work, Stress, and Health 2013: Protecting and Promoting Total Worker Health (Spring - 2013)
Loughlin Catherine, Mercer D.. "High Performance Work Systems and Total Worker Health", NIOSH/APA - Work, Stress, and Health 2013: Protecting and Promoting Total Worker Health (Spring - 2013)
Loughlin Catherine, Robinson L., Kocum L.. "We wanted to show you: Theatre as knowledge translation for a study of working women with cancer", Canadian Association of Psychosocial Oncology (CAPO): Connecting with Intention in Psychosocial Oncology (Spring - 2013)
Loughlin Catherine, Haddon A.. "Effective leadership in higher education during a financial crisis; Do current theories really address what is needed? ", Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) (Spring - 2013)
Loughlin Catherine, Kocum L., Robinson L.. "A qualitative analysis of psychosocial risk factors affecting employment trajectories of breast cancer survivors", European Association of Occupational Health Psychology (EAOHP) (Spring - 2012)
Loughlin Catherine, Delorey R., Myrden S.. "If You Cannot Say Anything Nice…Perceptions of Employee Negative Word-of-Mouth", Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) (Spring - 2012)
Loughlin Catherine, Rudy L.. "Questioning the role of context, organizational level, and sex in preferred stress coping styles and links to health", European Association of Occupational Health Psychology (EAOHP) (Spring - 2012)
Loughlin Catherine. "Interpersonal conflict; An overlooked psychosocial risk factor in young people’s work? ", Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) (Spring - 2012)
Loughlin Catherine, Rudy L.. "Work Stress: Analysis of gender, coping and health outcomes", Canadian Psychological Association (CPA) (Spring - 2011)
Loughlin Catherine, Delorey R., Myrden S.. "Is the Web Becoming the New Water Cooler? One More Reason to Treat Your Employees Well", Academy of Management Conference (AOM) (Spring - 2011)
Loughlin Catherine, Arnold K.. "Gender similarity in intellectual stimulation across three contexts", Academy of Management Conference (AOM) (Spring - 2011)
Loughlin Catherine, McNally C.. "Turning Healthy Work into a Competitive Advantage; Conference symposium on Psychologically Healthy Workplaces, & Corporate Social Performance", European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology (EAPHP) (Spring - 2010)
Loughlin Catherine, Pyper R.. "Transformational Dance: the dark side of transformational leadership in professional dance companies", International Congress of Applied Psychology (ICAP) (Spring - 2010)
Loughlin Catherine, McKee M., Kelley E.. "Multilevel Dynamics of Team Conflict: Exploring Relationships with Leader Trust and Communication", Symposium on Dynamics of Team Conflict. Academy of Management Conference (AOM) (Spring - 2010)
Loughlin Catherine, Arnold k.. "Potential Career Outcomes of Female Leaders' Self- Sacrifice for Employee Development", Academy of Management Conference (AOM) (Spring - 2010)

Conference Proceedings

Loughlin Catherine, Mercer D, Arnold K. "Beyond sex role stereotypes; Evaluating problem solving in participative and directive leaders", Academy of Management (AOM) Conference (2016 - 2016)
Loughlin Catherine, Williams K. "Cyber Incivility: Experiences of Canadian Non-Profit Leaders", Academy of Management (AOM) Conference (2016 - 2016)
Loughlin Catherine, McNally C. "Leadership functions and gender in shared leadership emergence and effectiveness.", Academy of Management (AOM) Conference (2016 - 2016)

Service: Institutional Committees

University Senate (Management Representative), 2017/03 - None (Member)
Research Advisory Committee, Graduate Studies, 2014/01 - None (Counsel Member)
MTEI Program Council (Member, founding group 2012 - Converted to program Council Jan., 2013) , 2012/01 - None (Council Member)
Centre for Leadership Excellence, Saint Mary's University , 2012/01 - 2013/03 (Interim-Director)
Strategic Working Group, Centre for Leadership Excellence, Saint Mary's University, 2011/01 - 2013/01 (12)
Research Ethics Board Sub-committe on research in the classroom, 2007/01 - None (4)
Senate Academic Planning Committe, 2007/01 - None (2)
Board of Directors, CN Centre for Occupational Health & Safety, Saint Mary's University , 2007/01 - None (Board of Directors)
PhD council, Department of Management, 2007/01 - 2013/01 (Council Member)
Board of Directors, Centre for Leadership Excellence, Saint Mary's University, 2006/01 - 2011/01 (Board of Directors)

Service: Professional or Disciplinary

Division Editor, OB, Administrative Sciences Association of Canada 2015/01 - 2016/01
National Representative for Canada , European Academy of Management (EURAM) 2015/01 - 2016/01
Chair , Research Advancement Committee 2015/01 - 2016/01
Member , MTEI Program Council 2015/01 - 2016/01
Member , Faculty of Graduate Studies Research Committee 2015/01 - 2016/01
Member , Centre for Leadership Excellence Board of Directors 2015/01 - 2016/01
Member , Editorial Board, Journal of Business & Psychology 2015/01 - 2016/01
Member , Senate Academic Planning Committee 2015/01 - 2016/01
Conference , Canadian Psychological Association 2014/03 - 2015/01
Conference , Canadian Council of Small Business & Entrepreneurship 2014/03 - 2015/01
Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology 2014/03 - 2015/01
Journal, Canadian Journal of Administrative Science 2014/03 - 2015/01
Journal, Journal of Organizational Behaviour 2014/03 - 2015/01
Conference , Administrative Sciences Association of Canada 2014/03 - 2015/01
Journal, Human Relations 2014/03 - 2015/01
Journal, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology 2014/03 - 2015/01
Journal, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology 2014/03 - 2015/01
Granting Councils, College of Reviewers, Canada Research Chairs Program 2014/03 - 2015/01
Granting Councils, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC) & Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) Research Grants Board 2014/03 - 2015/01
Journal, International Journal of Workplace Health Management 2014/03 - 2015/01
Conference , European Academy of Management 2014/03 - 2015/01
Conference , Academy of Management 2014/03 - 2015/01
Member , CN Centre, Board of Directors 2014/03 - 2016/01
OB Division Editor , Administrative Sciences Association of Canada (ASAC) 2014/02 - 2015/03
National Representative for Canada, European Academy of Management (EURAM) 2014/01 - Present
Scientific Committee, CIRPD 2013/03 - 2014/01
Keynote Speaker, CIRPD 2012/03 - 2013/01
Editorial Board, Journal of Business & Psychology 2012/01 - Present

Service: Community

Science Fair Judge, 2010/03 - 2012/01
Volunteer, Feed Nova Scotia 2008/03 - 2010/01
Regional Conference Org. Committee; Lead on 'Write for Rights' Campaign; Org. Com. for Community Action Hub Pilot; Cultural Festival Lead, 2006/01 - 2014/01
Amnesty International , Halifax Action Circle 2005/03 - 2014/01