BiographyDr. Abbie Shipp is currently an Associate Professor (with tenure) at Texas Christian University. She completed her Ph.D. at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Dr. Shipp's current research focuses on the psychological experience of time at work including: how the trajectory of work experiences over time (e.g., person-environment fit, satisfaction, burnout) affects attitudes and behaviors, how time is spent on work tasks, and how individuals think about the past/present/future. Dr. Shipp has articles published or in press at Academy of Management Review, Journal of Applied Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Management, Personnel Psychology, Academy of Management Best Papers Proceedings, and Perspectives on Organizational Fit: SIOP Organizational Frontiers Series, and she co-edited (with Dr. Yitzhak Fried) a two-volume book entitled, Time and Work. She is an editorial board member of Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, and Journal of Management, as well as an ad-hoc reviewer for Academy of Management Review, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Personnel Psychology, and Organization Science. She is currently a Representative-at-Large on the executive committee of the Organizational Behavior division of the Academy of Management. Prior to joining TCU, she taught in Texas A&M’s Mays Business School Honors and Master's programs. She is the recipient of the 2009 Lockheed Martin Excellence in Teaching Award, the 2014 Innovation in Teaching Award, and a 2014 MBA “Favorite Professor.”
In addition to previous work experience at The Boeing Company and TV Guide, Dr. Shipp has consulted with firms such as Ernst & Young, Marriott International, Halliburton, Texas Transportation Institute, and AT&T on issues of employee satisfaction and retention, person-environment fit, employee relations, organizational change, and survey design. She is currently on the board of ZOE, a non-profit out of North Carolina.