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Elliott Kruse
Organizational Behavior
BIOGRAPHY
"How do values shape leadership?"

Dr. Kruse’s research focuses on how values shape leadership. His interests include the fields of ethics, motivation and decision making. He is particularly interested in the implications of problem resolution, negotiation and social innovation. 

He has co-authored a number of articles, amongst which are "Boosting State Humility Via Gratitude, Self-Affirmation, and Awe: Theoretical and Empirical Perspectives", "The Relationship Between Physician Humility, Physician-Patient Communication, and Patient Health", "An upward spiral between gratitude and humility" and "People claim objectivity after knowingly using biased strategies". In 2011, he received the award for the best article, from the Department of Organizational Behavior , Academy of Management of San Antonio (Texas, United States.)

Dr. Kruse was a postdoctoral researcher at the Owen Graduate School of Management, Vanderbilt University, and a postdoctoral research associate (2013-2015) at the University of Princeton (USA.)

EDUCATION
    • Ph.D. in Psychology
      University of California,  UC Riverside
    • M.A. in Psychology
      California State University, Long Beach
AWARDS & HONORS
  • Prize for Best Article, Department of Organizational Behavior, Academy of Management. San Antonio, Texas (2011)
SELECTED PUBLICATIONS
  1. Kruse, E. T., & Sweeny, K. (2018). Comment: Well-being can improve health by shaping stress appraisals. Emotion Review, 10(1), 63-65.
  2. Kruse, E. T., Chancellor, J., & Lyubomirsky, S. (2017). State humility: Measurement, conceptual validation, and intrapersonal processes. Self and Identity, 16(4), 399-438.
  3. Ruberton, P., Huynh, H., Miller, T., Kruse, E. T., Chancellor, J., Sweeny, K., & Lyubomirsky, S. (2016). The Relationship Between Physician Humility, Physician-Patient Communication, and Patient Health. Patient Education and Counseling, 99(7), 1138-1145. 
  4. Kruse, E. T., Chancellor, J., Ruberton, P., & Lyubomirsky, S. (2014). An upward spiral between gratitude and humility. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 5(7), 805-814. 
  5. Hansen, K., Gerbasi, M., Todorov, A., Kruse, E. T., & Pronin, E. (2014). People claim objectivity after knowingly using biased strategies. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 40(6), 691-699.