Emily Grijalva

Assistant Professor
Organization and Human Resources Department


PhD, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
MA, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
BA, Saint Louis University


  • Human Resources
  • Research Methods


  • Leadership
  • Narcissism
  • Gender

Selected Publications

Grijalva, E., Maynes, T. D., Badura, K. L., & Whiting, S. W. (in press). Examining the “I” in team: A longitudinal investigation of the influence of team narcissism composition on team outcomes in the NBA. Academy of Management Journal.

Schwaba, T., Robins, R. W., Grijalva, E., Bleidorn, W. (in press). Does openness to experience matter in love and work? Domain, facet, and developmental evidence from a 24-year longitudinal study. Journal of Personality.

Badura, K. L., Grijalva, E., Newman, D. A., Yan, T., & Jeon, G. (2018). Gender and leadership emergence: A meta-analysis and explanatory model. Personnel Psychology, 71, 335-367.

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

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

Professional Affiliations

  • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Academy of Management