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Catherine Kleshinski

Catherine Kleshinski

Organization Behavior/Human Resources


B.S., School of Business, University of Dayton


Catherine E. Kleshinski is a PhD Candidate in Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management in the Krannert School of Management at Purdue University (expected graduation May 2021). Her research focuses on helping organizations improve employee well-being and performance by elevating social interactions at work and outside of work. Within this broader theme, her specific research streams include the work-nonwork interface and well-being, leadership, and organizational justice, where she examines social interactions in couples, between coworkers, and in leader-follower relationships.

Her research is currently in press at Personnel Psychology and the Academy of Management Annals. She received the 2020 Lee Hakel Graduate Student Scholarship from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. In Spring and Summer 2018, she received a grant from the Purdue Research Foundation. She and colleagues were awarded grant funding from The Blake Family Fund for Ethics, Leadership and Governance. From Summer 2018 to Spring 2020, she served as a Student Representative for the Organizational Behavior Division of the Academy of Management. Prior to joining the OBHR PhD Program in the Krannert School, she worked in ecommerce analytics and web analytics for several years for clients such as Kimberly-Clark, Kroger, and Folgers.

Forthcoming Publications

  • Wilson, K. S., Kleshinski, C. E., & Matta, F. K. You get me: Examining the implications of couples’ depersonalization agreement for employee recovery. Personnel Psychology, | Related Website | Download |
  • Kleshinski, C. E., Wilson, K. S., Stevenson-Street, J. M., & Scott, B. A. Principled leader behaviors: An integrative framework and extension of why leaders are fair, ethical, and non-abusive. Academy of Management Annals, | Related Website | Download |

Phone: (765) 49-62735
Office: KRAN 487

Quick links

30-second dissertation overview
Personal website

Area(s) of Expertise

Interpersonal relationships/dyads, work-nonwork interface and well-being, leadership, and organizational justice