Deborah Knapp received her Ph.D. from Kent State University in 1994. Her research interests include Sexual Harassment, Employment Law and Workplace Bullying. She teaches courses in Human Resource Management, Organizational Behavior, Employment Law and Leadership. In addition to her university and community service activities, she provides sexual harassment training to public and private organizations and provides expert testimony in sexual harassment cases.
Working Papers and Research
Knapp, D.E., Levashina, J., DuBois, C.L.Z., Hogue, M., Astakhova, M., & Faley, R.H. (2014). Russian workers experiences with and perceptions of sexually harassing behavior. Paper to be presented at the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology Annual Meeting, Honolulu, HI.
Knapp, D. E., Faley, R. H., DuBois, C. L. Z., & Dow, K. (2014). "Sex differences in patterns of unwelcome sexual behaviors: An empirical examination using cophenetic matrices." Working Paper.
Knapp, D. E. (2010). "The real 'North Country:' Confessions of an expert witness." Presented at the Oxford Roundtable: Gender and Social Issues: A Persistent Problem, Oxford, UK.
Ph.D., Business Administration, Kent State University, MBA, Cleveland State University, BS, Bowling Green State University
Employment Law, Sexual Harassment, Workplace Bullying
Knapp, D. E. (2008). Ready or not? Homosexuality, military readiness, and unit cohesion. Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, 20(4), 227-247.
Knapp, D. E. & Heshizer, B. P. (2001). Outcomes of requests for summary judgments in Federal sexual harassment cases: Policy-capturing revisited. Sex Roles, 44(3/4), 109-128.
Knapp, D. E., Faley, R. H., Ekeberg, S. E., & DuBois, C. L. Z. (1997). Determinants of target responses to sexual harassment: A conceptual framework. Academy of Management Review, 22, 687-729.