Jennifer Mueller, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Management
Jennifer Mueller, Ph.D.
(619) 260-4861
Office Location
Olin Hall 114
  • Ph.D. Brandies University, Developmental & Social Psychology
Areas of Expertise

Selected Publications

  • Chapter 46: Consensual Assessment, Encyclopedia of Creativity
  • How relational processes support team creativity, Research on Managing Groups and Teams: Creativity in Groups
  • Studying creativity, its processes, and its antecedents: An exploration of the componential theory of creativity, Handbook of Organizational Creativity
  • Construing Creativity: The how and why of recognizing creative ideas, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology
  • Groups weight outside information less than individuals although they shouldn't: Response to Shultze et al. (2013), Psychological Science


Jennifer is currently faculty at USD in the Management Department and teaches Organizational Behavior and Leadership classes at both the undergraduate and MBA level. Jennifer’s research examines the costs and benefits of collaboration in teams, as well as the biases people have against creative ideas and creative people. She has published several articles in top management journals including: Academy of Management Journal, Administrative Science Quarterly, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, Journal of Experimental Social Psychology and Psychological Science. She is currently on the editorial board of the Journal of Applied Psychology as well as Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes. She has held positions at several business schools including Yale School of Management, the Stern School of Business at NYU, and was an assistant professor at the Wharton School for seven years before joining the USD faculty in 2012. Jennifer…


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