Charles Calderwood

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Faculty, Department of Psychology
Faculty, Industrial/Organizational Psychology
Director, Work Stress and Recovery Lab
Office Hours
Thursday 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
Office Address
215 Williams Hall
Office Phone
Short Bio
My research focuses on investigating how employees perceive, react to, and recover from work stress both at home and during the workday. Currently, my research program consists of three major streams of research, comprising the investigation of (1) off-job reactions to work stress, (2) work recovery processes, and (3) individual and work characteristics that influence these off-job reaction to work stress and work recovery processes. Active research projects include studies targeted at understanding how work stress and recovery processes may differ in less traditional occupational contexts (i.e., employees who don't tend to work weekdays from 9-to-5), the influence of supervisors on their subordinates' efforts to recover from work stress, and the implications of off-job reactions to work stress for employee commuting safety. I also have an emerging interest in employee physical activity that has resulted in several ongoing projects.
  • Off-job reactions to work stress
  • Work recovery
  • Work - non-work relationships
  • Technology
Recent Courses Taught

PSYC 4024 - Industrial and Organizational Psychology

Select Publications
  • Calderwood, C., & Ackerman, P.L. (2018). Modeling intra-individual variation in unsafe driving in a naturalistic commuting environment. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. Advance online publication.
  • Calderwood, C., Bennett, A.A., Gabriel, A.S., Trougakos, J.P., & Dahling, J.J. (2018). Too anxious to help? Off-job affective rumination as a linking mechanism between work anxiety and helping. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 91(3), 681 - 687.
  • Calderwood, C., & Gabriel, A.S. (2017). Thriving at school and succeeding at work? A demands-resources view of spillover processes in working students. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 103, 1 - 13.
  • Bennett, A.A., Gabriel, A.S., Calderwood, C., Dahling, J.J., & Trougakos, J.P. (2016). Better together? Examining profiles of employee recovery experiences. Journal of Applied Psychology, 101(12), 1635 - 1654.
  • Calderwood, C., & Ackerman, P.L. (2016). The relative salience of daily and enduring influences on off-job reactions to work stress. Stress & Health, 32(5), 587 - 596.
  • Calderwood, C., Gabriel, A.S., Rosen, C.C., Simon, L.S., & Koopman, J. (2016). 100 years running: The need to understand why employee physical activity benefits organizations. Journal of Organizational Behavior, 37(7), 1104 - 1109.
  • Calderwood, C., Green, J.D., Joy-Gaba, J.A., & Moloney, J.M. (2016). Forecasting errors in student media multitasking during homework completion. Computers & Education, 94, 37 - 48.
  • Calderwood, C., Ackerman, P.L., & Conklin, E.M. (2014). What else do college students "do" while studying? An investigation of multitasking. Computers & Education, 75, 19 - 29.
  • Ackerman, P.L., Kanfer, R., & Calderwood, C. (2013). High school advanced placement and student performance in college: STEM majors, Non-STEM majors, and gender differences. Teachers College Record, 115(10), 1 - 43.
  • Ackerman, P.L., Calderwood, C., & Conklin, E.M. (2012). Task characteristics and fatigue. In P.A. Desmond, G. Matthews, P.A. Hancock, & C. Neubauer (Eds), The handbook of operator fatigue (pp. 91 - 101). Farnham, Surrey, UK: Ashgate Publishing.
  • Calderwood, C., & Ackerman, P.L. (2011). The relative impact of trait and temporal determinants of subjective fatigue. Personality and Individual Differences, 50(4), 441 - 445.
  • Ackerman, P.L., Kanfer, R., & Calderwood, C. (2010). Use it or lose it? Wii brain exercise practice and reading for domain knowledge. Psychology and Aging, 25(4), 753 - 766.
  • B.S., Psychology, Tulane University (2006)
  • M.S., Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology (2009)
  • Ph.D., Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology (2012)