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Robyn L. Brouer

Assistant Professor
Organization and Human Resources Department


PhD, Business Administration, Florida State University
MS, Management, University of Central Florida
BS, Psychology, University of Georgia
BA, Sociology, University of Georgia

Research Interests

Dr. Brouer has research interests in the areas of leadership, leader-follower relationships, social influence and effectiveness, person-environment fit and work stress. She has published articles in such journals as the Journal of Management, Leadership Quarterly, Human Resource Management Review, and the Journal of Managerial Psychology. She has co-authored 12 journal publications and 6 book chapters. Her research has been awarded the Emerald Publishing Highly Commended Award and The Center for Creative Leadership Kenneth E. Clark Student Research Award.

Current Teaching


Selected Publications

Brouer, R.L., Duke, A., Treadway, D.C., and Ferris, G.R. (2009) Moderating effect of political skill on the demographic dissimilarity - leader-member exchange quality relationship. The Leadership Quarterly, 20, 61-69.

Hochwarter, W.A., Laird, M.D., and Brouer, R.L., (2008). Board up the windows: The interactive effects of hurricane-related job stress and perceived resource management capabilities on work outcomes. Journal of Management, 34, 263-289.

Ferris, G.R., Zinko, R., Brouer, R.L., Buckley, M.R., and Harvey, M.G.(2007). Strategic bullying as a supplementary, balanced perspective on destructive leadership. The Leadership Quarterly, 18, 195-206

Wheeler A.R., Gallagher, V.C., Brouer, R.L., and Sablynski, C.J. (2007). When P-O (mis)fit and (dis)satisfaction lead to turnover: The moderating role of perceived job mobility. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 22, 203-219.

Ferris, G.R., Treadway, D.C., Perrewé, P.L., Brouer, R.L., Douglas, C., and Lux, S. (2007) Political skill in organizations. Journal of Management, 33, 290-320.

Professional Affiliations

Consulting Activities

Dr. Brouer has worked with companies in the healthcare, technology, and manufacturing industries on a number of issues including leadership, motivation, pay satisfaction, turnover and performance.

Teaching Experience

Contact Information

Robyn L. Brouer
Assistant Professor
Organization and Human Resources
School of Management
University at Buffalo
266 Jacobs Management Center
Buffalo, NY 14260-4000

Tel: 716-645-3234