Vicki J. Magley

Professor of Psychology
Department of Psychology
406 Babbidge Road
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269-1020PHONE: (860) 486-9019
FAX: (860) 486-2760
E-MAIL: vicki.magley AT uconn.eduPast-President, Society for Occupational Health Psychology



  • Purdue University at Ft. Wayne , Psychology, B.A., 1991
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Psychology, A.M., 1995, Ph.D. 1999


Research Interests

Current Interests

  • Sexual harassment coping at individual and organizational levels
  • Workplace incivility interventions and climate
  • Occupational health, gender and stress



Undergraduate Courses

  • PSYC 2600: Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • PSYC 3102: Psychology of Women

Graduate Courses

  • PSYC 5670: Seminar in I/O Psychology: Multivariate Research Methodology
  • PSYC 5670: Seminar in I/O Psychology: Organizational Stress
  • PSYC 5123:  Occupational Health Psychology


Recent/Representative Publications

Walsh, B.M., & Magley, V.J. (in press).  Workplace civility training: Understanding drivers of motivation to learn.  International Journal of Human Resources Management.

Cheung, H.K., Goldberg, C.B., King, E.B., & Magley, V.J. (2018).  Are they true to the cause?  Beliefs about organizational and unit commitment to sexual harassment awareness training.  Group & Organization Management, 43, 531-560.

Magley, V.J., Barr, T.D., Decker, R.E., & Pfeifer, C.J. (2018).  Appraisal and coping with sexual harassment:  Existing and needed research.  In R. Burke & C. Cooper (Eds.), Violence and Abuse in and around Organizations (pp. 211-223).  Surrey, United Kingdom: Gower.

Cortina, L.M., Kabat-Farr, D., Magley, V.J., & Nelson, K. (2017).  Researching rudeness:  The past, present, and future of the science of incivility.  Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 22, 299-313.

Zweber, Z.M., Henning, R.A., & Magley, V.J. (2016).  A practical scale for multi-faceted organizational health climate assessment.  Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 21, 250-259.

Bauerle, T.J., McGonagle, A.K., & Magley, V.J. (2016).  Mere overrepresentation? Using cross-occupational injury and job analysis data to explain men’s risk for workplace fatalities.  Safety Science, 83, 102-113.

Gallus, J.A., Matthews, R.A., Bunk, J.A., Barnes-Farrell, J.L., & Magley, V.J. (2014).  An eye for an eye? Exploring the relationship between workplace incivility experiences and perpetration.  Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 19, 143-154.

Kath, L.M. & Magley, V.J. (2014).  Development of a theoretically-grounded model of sexual harassment awareness training effectiveness.  In. P. Chen & C. Cooper (Eds.), Wellbeing:  A Complete Reference Guide, Work and Wellbeing, Vol. III (pp. 319-338).  West Sussex, United Kingdom: Wiley-Blackwell.

Walsh, B.M., & Magley, V.J. (2014).  An empirical investigation of the relationship among forms of workplace mistreatment.  Violence and Victims, 2, 363-379.

Bunk, J.A., & Magley, V.J. (2013).  The role of appraisals and emotions in understanding experiences of workplace incivility.  Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 18, 87-105.

Cortina, L.M., Kabat, D.B., Leskinen, E.A., Huerta, M., & Magley, V.J. (2013).  Selective incivility:  New and improved discrimination in the workplace?  Journal of Management, 39, 1579-1605.

Magley, V.J., Fitzgerald, L.F., Salisbury, J., Drasgow, F., & Zickar, M.J. (2013).  Changing sexual harassment within organizations via training interventions:  Suggestions and empirical data.  In R. Burke & C. Cooper (Eds.), The Fulfilling Workplace:  The Organization’s Role in Achieving Individual and Organizational Health (pp. 225-246).  Surrey, United Kingdom: Gower.

Walsh, B.M., Bauerle, T.J., & Magley, V.J. (2013). Individual and contextual inhibitors of sexual harassment training motivation.  Human Resource Development Quarterly, 24, 215-237.

Walsh, B.M., Magley, V.J., Reeves, D.W., Davies-Schrils, K.A., Marmet, M.D., & Gallus, J.A. (2012).  Assessing Workgroup Norms for Civility:  The Development of the Civility Norms Questionnaire-Brief.  Journal of Business & Psychology, 27, 407-420.

Bunk, J.A., & Magley, V.J. (2011). Sensitivity to interpersonal treatment in the workplace: Scale development and initial validation. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 84, 395-402.

Magley, V.J., Gallus, J.A., & Bunk, J.A. (2010). The gendered nature of workplace mistreatment. In D. McCreary & J. Chrisler (Eds.), Handbook of Gender Research in Psychology (pp. 423-441). New York , NY: Springer.

Cortina, L.M., & Magley, V.J. (2009). Patterns and profiles of response to incivility in organizations. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 14 , 272-288.

Kath, L.M., Swody , C.A. , Magley, V.J., Bunk, J.A., & Gallus, J. (2009).  Cross-level, three-way interactions among work-group climate, gender, and frequency of harassment on morale and withdrawal
outcomes of sexual harassment. Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, 82 , 159-182 .

Lim, S., Cortina, L.M., & Magley, V.J. (2008). Personal and workgroup incivility: Impact on work and health outcomes. Journal of Applied Psychology, 93 , 95-107.

Cortina, L.M., & Magley, V.J. (2003). Raising voice, risking retaliation: Events following interpersonal mistreatment in the workplace. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 8 , 247-265.

Magley, V.J. (2002). Coping with sexual harassment: Reconceptualizing women’s resistance. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 83 , 930-946.

Cortina, L.M., Magley, V.J., Hunter Williams, J., & Langhout, R.D. (2001). Incivility in the workplace: Incidence and impact. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 6 , 64-80.

Magley, V.J., Hulin, C.L., Fitzgerald, L.F., & DeNardo, M. (1999). Outcomes of self-labeling sexual harassment. Journal of Applied Psychology, 84 , 390-402.

Magley, V.J., Waldo, C.R., Drasgow, F., & Fitzgerald, L.F. (1999). The impact of sexual harassment on military personnel: Is it the same for men and women? Military Psychology, 11 , 283-302.

Fitzgerald, L.F., Drasgow, F., Hulin, C.L., Gelfand, M.J., & Magley, V.J. (1997). The antecedents and consequences of sexual harassment in organizations: A test of an integrated model. Journal of Applied Psychology, 82 , 578-589.