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EDUCATION

M.S. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (2016)
Management
Kenan-Flagler Business School

M.S. Texas A&M University (2011)
Social Psychology
Thesis: Changes in Marital Satisfaction Across the Transition to Parenthood: The Role of Adult Attachment Orientations

B.A. University of Kansas (2007)
Psychology, with minor in Sociology

PUBLICATIONS

Kainz, K., Greifer, N., Givens, A., Zietz, S. C., Swietek, K., Lombardi, B., & Kohn, J. L. (in press). Improving causal inference: Recommendations for covariate selection and balance in propensity score methods. Journal of the Society for Social Work and Research.

Rholes, W. S., Paetzold, R. L., & Kohn, J. L. (2016). Disorganized attachment mediates the link from early trauma to adult relationships and psychopathology. Personality and Individual Differences, 90, 61-65. [pdf]

Paetzold, R. L., Rholes, W. S., & Kohn, J. L. (2015). Disorganized attachment in adulthood: Theory, measurement, and implications for romantic relationships. Review of General Psychology, 19, 146-156. [pdf]

Fillo, J., Simpson, J. A., Rholes, W. S., & Kohn, J. L. (2015). Dads doing diapers: Individual and relational outcomes associated with the division of childcare across the transition to parenthood. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology108, 298-316. [pdf]

McAllister, C. L., Leykum, L. K., Lanham, H. J., Reisinger, H. S., Kohn, J. L., Palmer, R. F., Pezzia, C., Agar, M. H., Parchman, M. L., Pugh, J. A., & McDaniel, R. R. (2014). Relationships within inpatient physician housestaff teams and their association with hospitalized patient outcomes. Journal of Hospital Medicine9, 764-771. [pdf]

Rholes, W. S., Kohn, J. L., & Simpson, J. A. (2014). A longitudinal study of conflict in new parents: The role of attachment. Personal Relationships21, 1-21.
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Kohn, J. L., Rholes, W. S., Simpson, J. A., Martin, A. M., III, Tran, S., & Wilson, C. L. (2012). Changes in marital satisfaction across the transition to parenthood: The role of adult attachment orientations. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 1509-1525.
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Kohn, J. L., Rholes, W. S., & Schmeichel, B. J. (2012). Self-regulatory depletion and attachment avoidance: Increasing the accessibility of negative attachment-related memories. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 48, 375-378.
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Rholes, W. S., Simpson, J. A., Kohn, J. L., Wilson, C. L., Martin, A. M., III, Tran, S., & Kashy, D. A. (2011). Attachment orientations and depression: A longitudinal study of new parents. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 100, 567-586.
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OTHER REFEREED PUBLICATIONS

Pearsall, M. J., Christian, J. S., Kohn, J. L., Christian, M. S., Hofmann, D. A., & Larson, C. H. (2016). Overcoming temporal construal of future threats in teams. Proceedings of the 76th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management.

WORKING PAPERS

Pearsall, M. J., Christian, J. S., Kohn, J. L., Christian, M. S., Hofmann, D. A., & Larson, C. H. Mitigating future threats in teams. Manuscript under review.

Larson, C. H., Pearsall, M. J., Christian, M. S., & Kohn, J. L. Leadership and team creativity. Manuscript under revision.

PRESENTATIONS

Kainz, K., Greifer, N., Givens, A., Zietz, S. C., Swietek, K., Lombardi, B., & Kohn, J. L. (2017, January). Choosing covariates and evaluating balance in propensity score methods: A primer based on recent recommendations from the methodological literature. Paper presented at the 21st annual meeting of the Society for Social Work and Research, New Orleans, LA.

Pearsall, M. J., Christian, J. S., Kohn, J. L., Christian, M. S., Hofmann, D. A., & Larson, C. H. (2016, August). Overcoming temporal construal of future threats in teams. Paper presented at the 76th annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Anaheim, CA.

Larson, C. H., Pearsall, M. J., Christian, M. S., & Kohn, J. L. (2014, July). The role of leadership in the selection of creative ideas in teams. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research, Raleigh, NC.

Chesser, H., Pezzia, C., Lanham, H. J., Pugh, J. A., Palmer, R. F., Kohn, J. L., Reisinger, H. S., Agar, M. H., & Leykum, L. K.  (2014, April). How inpatient medicine teams make sense of their patients and tasks: Rounding patterns, patient discussions, and clinical outcomes. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Society for General Internal Medicine, San Diego, CA.

Wathen, P., Freeman, M., King, P., Kendall-Gallagher, D., Vizuete, J., & Kohn, J. L. (2012, September). Impact of a procedure team on paracentesis performance parameters. Poster presented at the annual University of Texas System Clinical Safety and Effectiveness Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Kohn, J. L., & Kohn, N. W. (2012, July). Fixation effects in brainstorming: A reanalysis using recurrence quantification methods. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research, Chicago, IL.

Fillo, J., Simpson, J. A., Rholes, W. S., Kohn, J. L., & Kashy, D. A. (2012, July). Division of labor and the transition to parenthood: The role of gender and attachment avoidance in individual and relationship outcomes. Paper presented at the bi-annual meeting of the International Association for Relationship Research, Chicago, IL.

Freeman, M., Wathen, P., Kendall-Gallagher, D., Kohn, J. L., & Vizuete, J. (2012, May). The effect of a dedicated resident procedure team on paracentesis. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the South Texas American College of Physicians Associates Program, Temple, TX.

Kohn, J. L., O’Rorke, J. E., Johnson, M. M., Leykum, L. K., & Simon, B. (2012, April). A flawed system: Efforts to improve resident evaluations for internal medicine rotations. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges: Southern Group on Educational Affairs, Lexington, KY.

O’Rorke, J. E., Kohn, J. L., Johnson, M. M., Simon, B., & Leykum, L. K. (2012, April). How rotations differ on resident evaluations. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges: Southern Group on Educational Affairs, Lexington, KY.

Simon, B., Johnson, M. M., Kohn, J. L., O’Rorke, J. E., & Leykum, L. K. (2012, April). Red flags for clinical competence: Using resident evaluations to trigger remediation. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association of American Medical Colleges: Southern Group on Educational Affairs, Lexington, KY.

O’Rorke, J. E., Kohn, J. L., Johnson, M. M., Simon, B., & Leykum, L. K. (2012, February). The impact of rotation characteristics on resident evaluations. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Society of General Internal Medicine, New Orleans, LA.

Rentfro (Kohn), J. L., Rholes, W. S., Simpson, J. A., Martin, A. M., III, Tran, S., & Wilson, C. L. (2011, January). Attachment avoidance and marital satisfaction in new parents: The role of perceived autonomy. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, San Antonio, TX.

Rentfro (Kohn), J. L., Rholes, W. S., Simpson, J. A., Martin, A. M., III, Wilson, C. L., & Tran, S. (2010, January). Attachment style and depression during the transition to parenthood. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Las Vegas, NV.

Rholes, W. S., & Rentfro (Kohn), J. L. (2010, January). Attachment, ego depletion, and repressive defensiveness of emotional memories. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Las Vegas, NV.

TEACHING

Course Instructor, Business

  • Leading & Managing (Spring 2016), UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
  • Management & Organizational Behavior (Spring 2017), American University

Course Instructor, Psychology—Texas A&M University

  • Social Psychology (Summer 2009, Summer 2010)
  • Special Topics in Human Sexuality (Fall 2009)—Developed new course.
  • Experimental Psychology lab (Fall 2008)
  • Statistics lab (Spring 2009, Spring 2010)

Teaching Assistant

  • MBA: Leading & Managing (Fall 2013, Fall 2014), UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
  • Executive MBA: Leading & Managing (Spring 2014), UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School
  • Introductory Psychology (Summer 2008), Texas A&M University

Team-Building Facilitator—Executive MBA Program, UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School (2014-2016)

  • Facilitated teams of 6 executive MBA students in team-building exercise.
  • Gave feedback to help teams improve their communication, conflict, and productivity.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Research Consultant, CEB (2017 – present)
Arlington, VA

  • Conduct research to improve processes and outcomes for heads of procurement, quality, real estate, and strategy.
  • Interview C-level executives to explore critical problems for their function, then generate insights to understand and solve those problems.

Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant, Kenan-Flagler Business School (2013 – 2016)
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill—Chapel Hill, NC

  • Designed research on organizational effectiveness and team decision-making.
  • Coordinated and integrated inputs from multiple colleagues for research design and manuscript preparation.

Research Area Specialist, Division of Hospital Medicine (2010 – 2013)
University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio—San Antonio, TX

  • Conducted research on quality improvement, medical education, and organizational behavior.
  • Collaborated with medicine faculty on research design, statistical analysis, and manuscript preparation.
  • Collected qualitative, observational data on clinical teams in an inpatient setting.

Graduate Research/Teaching Assistant, Department of Psychology (2007 – 2010)
Texas A&M University—College Station, TX

  • Designed and conducted research studies using experimental, longitudinal, and survey designs.
  • Managed up to 12 undergraduate research assistants per semester.
  • Prepared IRB applications, consent and debriefing forms, and study protocols.

Research Assistant, NICHD Study of Early Child Care and Youth Development (2005 – 2007)
University of Kansas—Lawrence, KS

  • Supervised data entry and data management for a 15-year longitudinal study.
  • Conducted telephone interviews with study families.
  • Coordinated subject payments and mailings for all facets of data collection.
  • Prepared expenditure reports related to grant funding.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Academy of Management
Interdisciplinary Network for Group Research