Nathan A. Bowling (Ph.D. 2005, Central Michigan University) is an Associate Professor of Psychology in the Industrial-Organizational Psychology doctoral program at the University of Central Florida. His research interests include (a) occupational stress, (b) counterproductive work behavior, and (c) research participant carelessness. Dr. Bowling has authored over 65 peer-reviewed articles, many of which have appeared in top-tier journals, including the Journal of Applied Psychology, the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, and Organizational Research Methods. His research was featured in Joireman and Van Lange’s (2015) American Psychological Association book How to Publish High-Quality Research, he was included in Aguinis et al.’s (2017) list of the top 2% of most cited authors in I-O psychology textbooks, and he was listed in Ioannidis et al.’s (2020) database of the world’s most cited scientists. Dr. Bowling is a fellow of two professional organizations—the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) and the Association for Psychological Science (APS). As a PI, Dr. Bowling has been awarded over $1M in external funding since 2021.

Currently accepting students for fall 2024

Recent Publications

Ramsey, M. C., & Bowling, N. A. (in press). Building a bigger toolbox: The construct validity of existing and proposed measures of careless responding to cognitive ability tests. Organizational Research Methods.


Huang, J. L., Bowling, N. A., McLarty, B. D., Kluemper, D. H., & Wang, Z. (in press). Confounding effects of insufficient effort responding across survey sources: The case of personality predicting performanceOrganizational Research Methods


Bowling, N. A. (2024). Organizational constraints as a source of work stress: A multifaceted perspective. In N. Thakre & B. U. K. Reddy (Eds.), Stress, wellness, and performance optimization: Promoting sustainable performance in the workplace (pp. 1-20). Palm Bay, FL: Apple.   


Bowling, N. A., Huang, J. L., Brower, C. K., & Bragg, C. B. (2023). The quick and the careless: The construct validity of page time as a measure of insufficient effort responding to surveys. Organizational Research Methods26(2), 323-352.


Bowling, N. A., & Zelazny, L. (2022). Measuring general job satisfaction: Which is more construct valid—global scales or facet-composite scales?  Journal of Business and Psychology, 37, 91-105.

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