Steven Mellor

Associate Professor

Psychological Sciences


Ph.D., Wayne State University

Research Interests

Current Research Interests

  • Union-management psychology
  • Self-evaluation in the workplace

Other Areas of Expertise

  • Work Motivation
  • Survey Research
  • Field Methods


Undergraduate Courses

  • PSYC 2100WQ: Principles of Research in Psychology

Graduate Courses

  • PSYC 5613: Organizational Psychology
  • PSYC 5611: Work Motivation

Recent Publications

Mellor, S. (in press/online first article). A cognitive dissonance field study of American public-sector fee-paying employees in relation to the Janus Decision. Current Psychology.

Mellor, S. (in press/online first article). Psychological safety at local union meetings: A key to unlock meeting attendance. Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal.

Mellor, S. (in press/online first article). Intolerable vices: An empirical analysis of union intolerance in relation to willingness to join a union. Current Psychology.

Mellor S. (2022). A construct validity study for the union intolerance scale: Convergent-discriminant validity and concurrent criterion-related validity. Merits, 2, 210-223.

Mellor, S., & Decker, R. (2021). Financial support for family members and importance of performance quality interact as a source of motivation for multiple jobholding. Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, 33, 61-76.

Mellor, S., & Decker, R. (2020). Multiple jobholders with families: A path from jobs held to psychological stress through work-family conflict and performance quality. Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, 32, 1-21.

Mellor, S. (2019). Confidence at work and individualism-collectivism: An empirical demonstration of the distinctiveness of American union employees. Current Psychology, 38, 542-555.

Mellor, S., & Holzer, K. (2018). Humiliation at work and union interest: An empirical analysis of community union satisfaction as related to status enhancement. Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal, 30, 99-118.

Link to Intolerance Scale Appendix

Steven Mellor
Contact Information
Mailing AddressUnit 1020
Office LocationBousfield 156