Dr. Tim Judge has been named the most influential author in industrial and organizational psychology, according to the journal Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice.

Dr Tim Judge
Dr. Tim Judge

Judge holds the Joseph A. Alutto Chair in Leadership Effectiveness at Fisher and is executive director of the Fisher Leadership Initiative. The top ranking, determined by the number of citations appearing in industrial and organizational psychology textbooks, is featured in the current edition of the journal, which serves as the official publication of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.

“Tim has long been considered a prodigious and leading researcher in the area of industrial and organizational psychology — and this recognition further bolsters that well-earned reputation,” said Ben Tepper, chair of Fisher’s Department of Management and Human Resources. “Tim’s tremendous work as a researcher is just one way he continues to serve the college. His vision and dedication have helped propel Fisher’s Leadership Initiative forward as the college works to equip and prepare the next generation of principled leaders.”

Judge was ranked No. 1 out of 8,000 authors who have contributed to the most frequently used textbooks in the field of industrial and organizational psychology. Of those researchers, he was also the most cited by fellow researchers (as measured by Web of Science citations).

He has more than 25 years of experience studying leadership, personality, job attitudes, staffing, emotions and intelligence. Judge has published 150 articles in refereed journals, including 88 in top-tier journals.