Crystal Harold

Associate Professor & Cigna Research Fellow

  • Human Resources Management
Office: Alter Hall 355
Phone: 215.204.2425
Email: charold@temple.edu

Dr. Crystal Harold (PhD, Industrial/Organizational Psychology, George Mason University) is an Associate Professor in the Department of Human Resource Management at the Fox School of Business, Temple University. Prior to joining the Fox School of Business, she was an Assistant Professor in the Purdue School of Science at IUPUI and also worked as a Strategic Human Resources Consultant for numerous governmental agencies such as the Air Force, The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), and Department of the Interior (DOI).

Her research focuses on issues related to employee recruitment (in particular the role of PE fit and fairness) and the impact of management practices and characteristics that engender perceptions of workplace fairness and counterproductive behaviors. Her work appears in top OB/HRM outlets including Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Management, and Journal of Organizational Behavior. She serves on the editorial boards of Personnel Psychology and the Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology. Findings from her research have been discussed in numerous media outlets including the CBS Early Show, Strategy + Business, The Telegraph, and The Chronicle of Higher Education. Dr. Harold was awarded a 2005 APA Dissertation Award and the HUMRRO Fellowship in I/O Psychology. In recognition of her research and teaching accomplishments, she was recently appointed a Cigna Research Fellow, a Dean’s Teaching Fellow, and the Adrisani-Frank Undergraduate Teaching Award.

She would welcome collaborations with doctoral students on projects related to employee recruitment, person-environment fit, leadership, and workplace deviance.