Kristine Olson

Kristine Olson, Ph.D.


Associate Professor of Psychology

Research Interests

The relationship between the self-conscious emotions (guilt, shame, pride) and self compassion within the context of romantic relationships.

Full Biography

Kristine Olson

Contact Information


  • Email: jkjolson@dixie.edu
  • Phone: 435-879-4405
  • Office: McDonald #212

Education


  • Ph.D., Washington State University

Courses Taught


  • General Psychology
  • APA Writing Style
  • Statistical Methods in Psychology
  • Research Methods in Psychology
  • Psychology of Culture and Diversity
  • History of Psychology
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Psychology Practicum

Dr. Kristine J. Olson is interested in research focused on work-life integration, harassment, discrimination, and diversity in the workplace. She has been an Assistant Professor at Dixie State University since 2011.

Peer Reviewed Publications

Olson, K. J. (2014). Initial Development and Validation of a Measure for Work, School, and Family Conflict. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 19, 46-59.

Huffman, A. H., King, E., Olson, K. J., & O’Gara, T. (in press). Gender Role Beliefs and Fathers’ Work Family Conflict.Journal of Managerial Psychology.

Olson, K. J., Huffman, A. H., Leiva, P. & Culbertson, S. Y. (2013). Acculturation and Individualism as Predictors of Work-Family Conflict in a Diverse Workforce. In press at Human Resource Management. 52, 741-769

Estrada, A. X., Olson, K. J., Berggren, A., & Harbke, C. H. (2011). Evaluating a Brief Scale Measuring Psychological Climate for Sexual Harassment. Military Psychology, 23, 410-432.

Invited Guest Lecture

Olson, K, J. (May, 2013). Women’s Leadership: Opportunities & Barriers in the United Arab Emirates and the United States of America. Lecture given at Zayed University, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

Peer Review Conference Presentations

Benson, W. L., Probst, T. M., Jiang, L., Olson, K. J., & Graso, M. (2013). Insecurity in the Ivory Tower: Budgetary Effects of Pay and Job Insecurity on Faculty Outcomes. Poster accepted for presentation at Work, Stress, and Health 2013: Protecting and Promoting Total Worker Health, Los Angeles, CA.

Olson, K. J., Huffman, A. H., Culbertson, S. Y., Perry, M., & Lucious, T. (2013). A Fine-Tuned Analysis of Behavior-Based Work-Family Conflict. Poster accepted for the the 121st annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

Chew, C. E. & Olson, K. J. (2013). Religious Fundamentalism, Sex-Related Guilt, and Sex-Related Attitudes. A Fine-Tuned Analysis of Behavior-Based Work-Family Conflict. Poster accepted at the 121st annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

Olson, K. J., Larsen-Rife, D., Litson, K., Fossand, S.,Mokiao, A., Oliver, D., & Abdollah, H. (2013). The Mediating Effect of Multicultural Programming on Diversity Climate. Poster accepted at the 121st Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

Force, Z., Riskin, S., Huffman, A. H., Olson, K. J., & Berry, J. (2013). Effects of Motivation and Job Involvement on Work-School Integration.Poster submitted to the 121st annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Honolulu, HI.

Olson, K. J.(2012). Development and Initial Validation of a Work, Family, and School Conflict Measure. Poster accepted for presentation at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention: Orlando, FL.

Olson, K. J., Estrada, A. X., & Ellis, K. E. (2011). The Effects of Work and School Role Congruence.Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention: Washington, DC.

Olson, K. J., & Estrada, A. X., (2011). Effect of Diversity Climate on Women Attorney’s Job and Organizational Outcomes. Paper presented as a part of a symposium to the 2011 Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Conference, Chicago, IL.