Jennifer Feitosa

Jennifer Feitosa, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology and Director of METRICS Lab

Areas of Expertise:
Culture, Diversity, Organizational Psychology, Statistics, Teams, Teamwork, Workplace Issues and Trends

Jennifer Feitosa
(909) 607-9947
Seaman Hall 220
  • Biography
  • Research and Publications

Jennifer Feitosa is​ an Assistant Professor of the Department of Psychology at Claremont McKenna College. She has earned her Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from the University of Central Florida. Dr. Feitosa’s main research interests include cultural diversity, teamwork, and methods. She is currently answering questions, such as How can cultural diversity hinder/enhance team performance? She has co-authored over 25 publications, including journals such as American Psychologist, Psychological Assessment, HRMR, and Group Dynamics, and is in the editorial board of Small Groups Research. Her projects are set to reach breadth and depth in the area of culturally diverse teams, by integrating the literature (e.g., Feitosa et al., 2018), utilizing qualitative methods (e.g., Burke & Feitosa, 2015) as well as quantitative approaches (e.g., Feitosa et al., 2015; 2016). Furthermore, she has presented over 50 times in conferences and her work has been featured at APA monitor and


  • Selected publications (see METRICS lab website for full list):

    Feitosa, J., Grossman, R., & Salazar, M. R. (2018). Debunking key assumptions about teams: The role of culture. American Psychologist, 73(4), 376-389. *All authors contributed equally. Alphabetical order reflects the collaborative nature of this work.

    Feitosa, J., Lacerenza, C. N, Joseph, D. L., & Salas, E. (2017). Ethnic identity measurement: Examining its validity and reliability. Psychological Assessment, 29(9), 1129-1142. doi:

    Salazar, M. R., Feitosa, J., & Salas, E. (2017). Diversity and team creativity: Exploring underlying mechanisms. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research, and Practice, 21(4), 187-206.​

    Grossman, R., & Feitosa, J. (2017). Team trust over time: Modeling reciprocal and contextual influences in action teams. Human Resource Management Review. doi:​

    Feitosa, J., Joseph, D., & Newman, D. (2015). Crowdsourcing survey methods and measurement equivalence: A caveat about countries whose primary language is not English. Personality and Individual Differences, 75, 47-52. doi: