Janice Laurence, Ph.D.

Janice Laurence, Ph.D.

Policy, Organizational, & Leadership Studies

1301 Cecil B. Moore Ave.
Ritter Annex 245, College of Education 
Philadelphia, PA 19122
phone/fax: (215) 204-8079 / (215) 204-6013

  • Ph.D. George Mason University, Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • MA  George Mason University, Industrial/Organizational Psychology
  • MA Temple University, Experimental Psychology
  • BA Temple University, Psychology
Areas of Professional Interest
  • Personnel Policy Analysis and Assessment
  • Performance Measurement and Assessment
  • Military Psychology
  • Workforce Analysis
  • Diversity Issues
Recent Scholarship

Laurence, J.H. (in preparation). Women and the Military: Progress and Challenges. In D. Rohall, M. G. Ender, & M.D. Matthews (Eds.) A Force for Diversity? The Past, Present, and Future of Inclusion in the Armed Services. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield. Laurence, J.H. (in press). “Cyborg Soldiers: Some Ethical Considerations.” In M. D. Matthews, & Schnyer, D.(Eds.) (in press). The Cognitive and Behavioral Neuroscience of

McFate, M. & Laurence, J.H. (Eds.). (2014). “Social Science Goes to War: The Human Terrain System in Iraq and Afghanistan.”  Oxford University Press.

Laurence, J.H. (2014). “The military performance of GED holders.”  In J. J. Heckman, J.E. Humphries, &T. Kautz (Eds.), The Myth of Achievement Tests: The GED and the Role of Character in American Life. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.

Laurence, J.H., & Matthews, M.D. (Eds.) (2012). The Oxford handbook of military psychology. New York: Oxford University Press.

Matthews, M.D. & Laurence, J.H. (2012). “Military psychology.” In V. S. Ramachandran  (Ed.). Encyclopedia of Human Behavior (pp. 608-614), 2nd Edition, Oxford, UK: Elsevier.

Laurence, J.H., (2011, October). “Leading across cultures.” In P. Sweeney, M. Matthews, & P. Lester (Eds.). Leadership in dangerous situations (pp. 291-310). Naval Institute Press.

Laurence, J.H., & Matthews, M.D. (2011, October). “Volume I: Selection, training, and performance.” In M.D. Matthews, & J.H. Laurence, (Eds.). Military psychology reference collection. London: Sage.

Laurence, J.H., & Matthews, M.D. (2011, October). “Volume IV: Leadership, Culture, and Morale.” In M.D. Matthews, & J.H. Laurence, (Eds.). Military psychology reference collection. London: Sage.

Laurence, J.H. (2011). Military leadership and the complexity of combat and culture. Military Psychology, 23(5) 1-13.

Estrada, A.X. & Laurence, J.H. (2009). “Examining the impact of training on the homosexual conduct policy for military personnel.” Military Psychology, 21 (1) 62-80.

Matthews, M.D., Ender, M.G., Laurence, J.H. & Rohall, D.E. (2009). “Role of group affiliation and sex on attitudes toward women in the military.” Military Psychology 21 (2) 241-251.

Laurence, J.H. (2008). “I/O psychology in Defense.” In J.W. Hedge & W.C. Borman, (Eds.). The I/O consultant: Advice and insights for building a successful career (pp. 75-80).  Washington, DC: APA.

Laurence, J.H. (2007).  “Behavioral science in the military.” In M.K. Welch-Ross & L.G. Fasig, (Eds.) Handbook on communicating and disseminating behavioral science (pp. 391-405). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Laurence, J.H. (2006). “Poultry and patriotism: Attitudes towards the military.”  In A. Adler and C. Castro, (Eds.).  Military Life:  The psychology of serving in peace and combat." Volume 4, Military Culture (pp.211-228).  New York: Praeger.

Laurence, J.H. (2004).  “Test consumers: Testing and military careers.”  In J. Wall, & G. Walz (Eds.), Measuring up: The ultimate resource on assessment and testing issues for educators (pp. 313-321). Greensboro, NC: ERIC/CASS.