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Emily Grijalva

Assistant Professor
Organization and Human Resources Department


PhD, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MA, Industrial and Organizational Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BA, Psychology, Saint Louis University


  • Human resources
  • Research methods


  • Leadership
  • Narcissism
  • Gender

Selected Publications

Grijalva, E. & Zhang, L. (2015). Narcissism and self-insight: A review and meta-analysis of narcissists’ self-enhancement tendencies. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 42, 3-24

Grijalva, E., Newman, D. A., Tay, L., Donnellan, M. B., Harms, P. D., Robins, R. W., & Yan, T. (2015). Gender differences in narcissism: A meta-analytic review. Psychological Bulletin, 141, 261-310.

Grijalva, E., Harms, P.D., Newman, D. A., Gaddis, B., & Fraley, R. C. (2015). Narcissism and leadership: A meta-analytic review of linear and nonlinear relationships. Personnel Psychology, 68, 1-47.

Grijalva E. & Newman, D. A. (2015). The Narcissism-Counterproductive Work Behavior (CWB) relationship: Considering collectivist culture, Big Five personality, and Narcissism’s facet structure. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 64, 93-126.

Grijalva, E. & Harms, P. D. (2014). Narcissism: An integrative synthesis and dominance complementarity model. Academy of Management Perspectives, 28, 108-127.

Roberts, B. W., Edmonds, G., & Grijalva, E. (2010). It is developmental me, not generation me: Developmental changes are more important than generational changes in narcissism—Commentary on Trzesniewski & Donnellan (2010). Perspectives on Psychological Science, 5, 97-102.

Awards, Grants and Honors

  • Winner of the 2014-15 Visibility and Impact Award from University at Buffalo, School of Management
  • Winner of the 2014 Alvah H. Chapman Jr. Outstanding Dissertation Award from the Network of Leadership Scholars (Academy of Management) and Center for Leadership (FIU)
  • Winner of the 2014 Kenneth E. Clark Student Research Award from the Center for Creative Leadership and the International Leadership Association

Professional Affiliations

  • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Academy of Management