Chris Robert received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois in Industrial/Organizational Psychology. He is an Associate Professor in the Management Department, and is serving as Associate Dean for Graduate Studies and Research. He studies humor at work, as well as cross-cultural management, workplace conflict, and work groups and teams. His research has appeared in publications including Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Journal of Management, Human Relations, Journal of Business and Psychology, and Group and Organizational Behavior. He is the editor of the book The Psychology of Humor at Work (2017, Psychology Press). Professor Robert is a member of the Academy of Management, the American Psychological Association, and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
B.A. University of Vermont, 1992; M.A. University of Illinois, 1995; Ph.D., University of Illinois, 1998.