Lisa Slattery Walker (formerly Rashotte) received her Ph.D. in Sociology from the University of Arizona in 1998. She joined the UNC Charlotte faculty as Assistant Professor of Sociology in 1998, and was promoted to Professor in 2010. Her research focuses on small group interaction, nonverbal behaviors, identity, emotions, gender, and expectations. Her work has appeared in Social Psychology Quarterly, Social Science Research, Social Forces, Sex Roles and numerous other journals. She has been PI or Co-PI on five NSF-funded projects at UNC Charlotte. Recently, she has conducted projects on altering the status meaning of gender and, with Murray Webster, on how characteristics come to have status value. Current work with Dr. Anita Blanchard examines how groups develop in online environments.
- Boyle, Kaitlin M. and Lisa Slattery Walker. Forthcoming. “The Neutralization and Denial of Sexual Violence among College Partiers.” Deviant Behavior.
- Paustian-Underdahl, Samantha C. and Lisa Slattery Walker. Forthcoming. “Revisiting the Beauty is Beastly Effect: New directions and tests of the effects of attractiveness, sex, and job characteristics on selection decisions.” The International Journal of Human Resource Management.
- Hysom, Stuart J., Murray Webster, Jr., and Lisa Slattery Walker. Forthcoming. “Expectations, Status Value, and Group Structure.” Sociological Perspectives.
- Gur, Shahar, Chelsea Beveridge, and Lisa Slattery Walker. 2015. “The Moderating Effect of Socio-emotional Factors in the Relationship between Status and Influence in Status Characteristics Theory.” Current Research in Social Psychology, 23: 46-55.
- Paustian-Underdahl, Samantha C., Lisa Slattery Walker, and David J. Woehr. 2014. “Gender and Leadership Effectiveness: A Meta-analysis of Contextual Moderators.” Journal of Applied Psychology, 99(6): 1129-1145.
- Walker, Lisa Slattery, Sharon C. Doerer, and Murray Webster, Jr. 2014. “Status, Participation, and Influence in Task Groups.” Sociological Perspectives, 57: 364-381.