Ann Hergatt Huffman

Associate Professor of Management

Ann Hergatt Huffman

At NAU since 2005

(928) 523-5881

Office Hours: Tue/Thur 9-11am (or by appointment)

Office Number: SBS 232

Educational Background

Ph.D. Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas. Industrial/ Organizational Psychology, December 2004.
Dissertation title: An Examination of the Perceived Direction of Work-Family Conflict

M.Ed. University of Maryland, Counseling and Personnel Services, 1997.

B.S. University of Maryland, University College, Psychology, 1997.

B.A. San Diego State University, Political Science, 1989.

Courses Usually Taught

MGT 300 (Managing, Organizing and Leading)
PSY 302W (Research Methods)
PSY 348 (Organizational Psychology)

Employment History

Teaching History

Visiting Assistant Professor (July 04 – 05)
Rice University, Houston, Texas
Undergraduate Industrial and Organizational Psychology and Research Methods. Graduate Foundations of Industrial and Organizational Psychology and Work-life Interface seminar

Adjunct Faculty Member (June 04 – August 04)
Texas A & M University, College Station, TX.
Undergraduate Organizational Psychology.

Research History

Research Fellow (September 03 - December 05)
Army Research Institute, Alexandria, Virginia
Conducted multiple studies examining the influence of organizational commitment on officer turnover intentions and actual retention rates using longitudinal, archival data.

Research Assistant (August 01- September 03)
Texas A & M University, College Station, TX.
Organized, analyzed, and interpreted data from a longitudinal study that included over 30,000 cases. Composed research reports and manuscripts for professional journals. Presented papers at scientific conferences. Topics of research interest included organizational commitment, mentoring, organizational turnover, work-life interface, military psychology, and gender issues.

Principal Investigator (November 97 – July 01)
U.S. Army Medical Research Unit - Europe, Walter Reed, Army Institute of Research, Germany
Conducted research on stress and coping among U.S. soldiers and their families. Topics of special emphasis included stress, leadership, gender issues, and turnover. Duties included research conceptualization, data collection, analyses, reporting, and writing.

Area(s) of Emphasis

Work-Life Interface
Diversity Issues
Environmental Sustainability
Work Stress

Research Work

Work-Life Interface
Diversity Issues
Environmental Sustainability
Work Stress

Professional Organizations

Academy of Management, 2002 - present
Society of Industrial Organizational Psychology, 2001- present
American Psychological Association, 1999 - present (Div 19)


Klein, S., Sanders, A. M., & Huffman, A. H. (in press). Green Outcomes: Partnering with Organizations to Demonstrate Unintended Eco-Benefits The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 48, 4.

Culbertson, S. S., Mills, M. J., & Huffman, A. H. (in press). Implications of over-qualification for work-family conflict: Bringing too much to the table? Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice.

Culbertson, S. S., Huffman, A. H., & Alden-Anderson, R. (2010). Leader-member exchange and work-family interactions: The mediating role of self-reported challenge- and hindrance- related stress. Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied, 144, 15-36.

King, E., Bonfield, W., & Huffman, A. H. (2009). Work, family, and organizational advancement: Does balance support the advancement of mothers? Sex Roles, 61, 879-891. DOI 10.1007/s11199-009-9692-7

Huffman, A. H., Watrous-Rodriguez, K. M., Henning, J. B., & Berry, J. (October, 2009). “Working” through environmental issues: The role of the I/O psychologist. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 47, 27 - 35.

Huffman, A. H., Youngcourt, S. S., Payne, S. C., & Castro, C. A. (2008). The importance of construct breadth when examining interrole conflict. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 68, 515-530.

Huffman, A. H., Watrous-Rodriguez, K., & King, E. (2008). Supporting a diverse workforce: What type of support is most meaningful for lesbian and gay employees? Human Resource Management, 4, 237-253.

Huffman, A. H., Youngcourt, S. S, & Castro, C. A. (2008). The importance of a family-friendly work environment for buffering the negative effects of work-life conflict. Military Psychology, 20, 253-270.

Watrous, K. M., Huffman, A. H., & Pritchard, R. D. (2006). When coworkers and managers quit: The effects of turnover and shared values on performance. Journal of Business and Psychology, 21, 103-126.

Adler, A. B., Huffman, A. H., Castro, C. A., & Bliese, P. (2005). The impact of deployment length and deployment experience on the wellbeing of male and female military personnel. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 10, 121-137.

Huffman, A. H., Adler, A. B., Castro, C. A., & Dolan, C. (2005). The impact of operations tempo on turnover intentions of army personnel, Military Psychology, 17, 175-202.

Payne, S. C., & Huffman, A. H. (2005). A longitudinal examination of the influence of mentoring on organizational commitment and turnover. Academy of Management Journal, 48, 158-168.

Youngcourt, S., & Huffman, A. (2005). Family-friendly policies in the police: Implications for work-family conflict [Electronic Version]. Applied Psychology in Criminal Justice, 1, 138-162.

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