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Dr David Frank Arena Jr.

[Dr David Arena Jr.]

Assistant Professor, Management
Last Updated: January 19, 2021
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Research Interests

Research Interests
Diversity and inclusion, workplace mistreatment, identity management, intersectionality, dynamically stigmatized identities, LGBTQ+ identities at work

Teaching Interests

Teaching Interests
Organizational Behaviors, Human Resources, Diversity at Work

Biography

Biography

Dr. David (Dave) Arena is an assistant professor of management at the University of Texas at Arlington. Dr. Arena's research explores contemporary diversity and inclusion issues in the workplace. He is particularly interested in dynamically-stigmatized employee identity characteristics that may either be concealed (such as sexual orientation) or may change over time (such as pregnancy status). His work has appeared in Personnel Psychology, Journal of Business and Psychology, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Industrial Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, an others. He has been recognized by multiple tracks of the Southern Management Association, and has obtained grants for his work from the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues and the Center for Workplace Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Memphis.

Appointments

Appointments

    • Aug 2020 to Present Assistant Professor
      The University of Texas, Arlington

Memberships

    • 2016 to Present Academy of Management
    • 2016 to Present Southern Management Association
    • 2014 to Present Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
    • 2016 to 2020 Mid-South Management Research Consortium
    • 2015 to 2020 Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues

Awards and Honors

    • Sep  2020 Dorothy Arata Academic Award sponsored by University of Memphis
    • Aug  2020 Best Student Paper in Track sponsored by Southern Management Association
    • Jul  2020 Internal Departmental Grant sponsored by University of Memphis
    • Dec  2019 Best Reviewer Award sponsored by Southern Management Association
    • Dec  2019 CWDI Seed Funding sponsored by Center for Workplace Diversity and Inclusion at the University of Memphis
    • Apr  2019 University of Memphis 20 under 30 award sponsored by University of Memphis
    • Dec  2018 Grant-in-Aid award sponsored by Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues

News Articles

News Articles

Support & Funding

Support & Funding

Publications


      2018
      • Book Chapter
        Modern Moms: Dissecting the experiences of older pregnant employees.
        Violence and Abuse In and Around Organizations
        [Arena Jr., DavidF, Brady, JacquelynS, Jones, KristenP].

      2020
      • Journal Article
        Expanding how we Think about Diversity Training
        [Robinson, AshleyN, Arena Jr., DavidF, Lindsey, AlexP, Ruggs, EnricaN]. Industrial and Organizational Psychology. 13, 236-241.
      • Journal Article
        How help during pregnancy can undermine self-efficacy and increase postpartum intentions to quit
        [Jones, KristenP, Clair, JudithA, King, EdenB, Humberd, BethK, Arena Jr., DavidF]. Personnel Psychology. 73(3), 431-458.

      In Process
      • Journal Article
        The Intrapersonal Experience of Pregnancy at Work: An Exploratory Study
        [Arena Jr., DavidF, Jones, KristenP, Sabat, IsaacE, King, EdenB]. Journal of Business & Psychology. Accepted.

      2018
      • Journal Article
        Is more always merrier? Intersectionality as an antecedent of job insecurity.
        [, , ]. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health. 15(11),

      2017
      • Journal Article
        How prior knowledge of LGB identities alters the effects of workplace disclosure
        [Sabat, IsaacE, Lindsey, AlexP, King, EdenB, Ahmad, AfraS, Membere, Ashley, Arena Jr., DavidF]. Journal of Vocational Behavior. 103, 56-70.
      • Journal Article
        Subtle discrimination in the workplace: A vicious cycle.
        [Jones, KristenP, Arena Jr., DavidF, Nittrouer, ChristineL, Alonso, NatalyaM, Lindsey, AlexP]. Industrial and Organizational Psychology. 10, 51-76.
      • Journal Article
        To B or not to B: Assessing the disclosure dilemma of bisexual individuals at work
        [Arena Jr., DavidF, Jones, KristenP]. Journal of Vocational Behavior. 103, 86-98.

Presentations

    • April  2021
      Arena, David (Author & Presenter), Jones, KristenP (Author), Lindsey, AlexP (Author), "An intersectional perspective on the IDM experiences of LGB employees". (April , 2021).
    • April  2021
      Arena, DavidF (Co-Chair), Sodiya, OyinkansolaO (Co-Chair), "Climbing the ladder: New strategies for overcoming barriers faced by women in STEM", New Orleans, LA. (April , 2021).
    • April  2021
      Arena, DavidF (Co-Chair), Nittrouer, Christine (Co-Chair), "Identity management strategy effectiveness and theory generation in a virtual world", New Orleans, LA. (April , 2021).
    • April  2021
      Ruggs, EnricaN (Author & Presenter), Bedwell-Torres, Wendy (Author), Fabian, Frances (Author), Hussey, Andrew (Author), Arena, David (Author), "The differential impact of current pandemics on employees". (April , 2021).
    • April  2021
      Smith, Shona (Author & Presenter), Casper, WendyJ (Author), Arena, David, "The masked worker: Disclosure of Dysthymia in the Workplace". (April , 2021).
    •  2020
      Nag, Devaline, Arena, David, Jones, Kristen, "Daily affect fluctuations and work outcomes in pregnant employees". ( , 2020).
    •  2020
      Arena, David (Author & Presenter), "Identity centrality as a moderator of the relationship between signaling and concealing an LGB identity". ( , 2020).
    •  2020
      Arena, David, Jones, Kristen, "Identity Management Strategy Enactment Based on Gender and Sexual Orientation". ( , 2020).
    •  2020
      Arena, David (Panelist), Hancock, Julie (Panelist), Landay, Karen (Coordinator/Organizer), Payne, Tyge (Panelist), Lemoine, James (Panelist), "Picking a winning team: Planning and executing successful symposia". ( , 2020).
    •  2020
      Boyd, Brian (Author), Solorino, AngeloM (Author), Leonel, RoneiD. (Author & Presenter), Arena, David (Author), "Rigor and transparency in management review articles: Insights for prospective authors and reviewers". ( , 2020).
    •  2020
      Tripathy, Shovna, Arena, David, Jones, Kristen, "Shift or lean? Advancing identity management by considering intersectionality". ( , 2020).
    •  2020
      Arena, David, Landay, Karen, "We got by with a little help: Recent perspectives on the academic job market". ( , 2020).
    • August  2020
      Arena, David (Panelist), Landay, Karen (Panelist), "Social life during the Ph.D.". (August , 2020).
    •  2019
      Nag, Devalina, Jones, Kristen, Arena, David, "Diversity Goals Initiatives: Reaction to Promotion Loss". ( , 2019).
    •  2019
      Arena, David, "From the Top Down: Contextual Constraints on HRM Practices". ( , 2019).
    • April  2019
      Arena, David (Author & Presenter), Tripathy, ShovnaC (Author), Jones, KristenP (Author), Lindsey, AlexP (Author), Sabat, IsaacE (Author), "Bystander burnout among female witnesses of gender-based discrimination". (April , 2019).
    • April  2019
      Mishra, Vipanchi (Author & Presenter), Davidson, HeatherK (Author), Arena, David (Author), "Individual difference predictors of peer evaluations in classroom teams.". (April , 2019).

Courses

      • MANA 3318-006 MANAGING ORGANIZATION BEHAVIOR
        (Course Id: 100936)
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2021 Download Syllabus
      • MANA 3318-003 MANAGING ORGANIZATION BEHAVIOR
        (Course Id: 100936)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus
      • MANA 3318-011 MANAGING ORGANIZATION BEHAVIOR
        (Course Id: 100936)
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2020 Download Syllabus

Service to the Profession

    • Dec 2020 to  Present
      Editorial Review Board Member
      Journal of Organizational Behavior
    • 2020 to  Present
      Committee Member
      Award Committee for Dorothy Harlow Best Conference Paper
    • 2020 to  Present
      Committee Chair
      Awards Committee Chair for the SIOP LGBT committee
    • 2020 to  Present
      Committee Member
      Awards Committee for Saroj Parasuraman Award
    • 2020 to  Present
      Committee Member
      Goldstein and Schneider Scholarship committee
    • 2019 to  Present
      Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
      Journal of Vocational Behavior
    • 2019 to  Present
      Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
      Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes
    • 2019 to  Present
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology
    • 2018 to  Present
      Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
      International Journal of Transgenderism
    • 2018 to  Present
      Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
      Journal of Organizational Behavior
    • 2018 to  Present
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
    • 2017 to  Present
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      Academy of Management
    • 2016 to  Present
      Reviewer, Conference Paper
      Southern Management Association