Jody A. Worley


Associate Professor / Tulsa Campus
(918) 660-3486


Professional Information

Courses Taught

  • Research in Human Relations
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Diversity and Justice in Organizations
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Work-Life Integration 


Worley, J. A. (Accepted for publication). Overwork. In Vicki Smith (Ed.), Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia. SAGE Publications. Scheduled for publication in 2013.

Worley, J. A. (Accepted for publication). Entry level. In Vicki Smith (Ed.), Sociology of Work: An Encyclopedia. SAGE Publications. Scheduled for publication in 2013.

Wheeler, D. L., Vassar, M., Worley, J. A., & Barnes, L. B. (2011). A meta-analysis of coefficient alpha for the Maslach Burnout Inventory. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 71, 231-244. doi: 10.1177/0013164410391579

Lloyd-Jones, B. & Worley, J. A. (Accepted for publication). Intergenerational tensions in the workplace. In Byrd, M. and C. Scott (eds.). Workforce Diversity: Current and Emerging Issues and Case Studies, Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson. Scheduled for publication in 2013.

Johnson, C. V., Bartgis, J., Worley, J. A., Hellman, C. M., & Burkhart, R. (2010). Urban Indian Voices: A Community Based Participatory Research Project. University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK. Manuscript submitted for publication. Journal Manager, American Indian and Alaska Native Mental Health Research, 17(1), 49-70.

Worley, J. A., Fuqua, D. R., & Hellman, C. M. (2009). The survey of perceived organizational support: Which measure should we use? SA Journal of Industrial Psychology, 35(1), 1-5.

Habashi, J. & Worley, J. A. (2009). Child geopolitical agency: A mixed method case study. Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 3, 42-64.

Vassar, M., Wheeler, D. L., & Worley, J. A. (2009). Score reliability in personality research. In L. B. Palcroft and M. V. Lopez (Eds.), Personality assessment: New research. New York: Nova Science Publishers. ISBN: 978-1-60692-796-0

Ward, L. E., Worley, J. A., & Hellman, C. M. (2009). A diversity-focused approach to work-family conflict and burnout among Hispanic-American male workers. Shiftwork International Newsletter, 25(2), 164.

Worley, J. A., Vassar, M., Wheeler, D. L., & Barnes, L. L. (2008). The factor structure of the Maslach Burnout Inventory: A review of 44 exploratory and confirmatory factor analytic studies. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 68, 797-823.

Hellman, C. M., Trevino, E. M., & Worley, J. A. (2008). The belief in a just world: An examination of reliability estimates across three measures. Journal of Personality Assessment, 90, 399-401.

Hellman, C. M., Fuqua, D. R., & Worley, J. A. (2006). Perceived organizational support: A reliability generalization study. Educational and Psychological Measurement, 65(4), 1-12.

Honors and Rewards Received

2010-2013 – Principal Investigator, "Juvenile Offender Re-entry Project" with Tulsa Youth Services, and the Oklahoma Office of Juvenile Affairs. Project sponsored by the US Department of Justice ($297,992).

2008-09 – Co-Principal Investigator on "Child Care Portfolio Project" with the State of Oklahoma, Department of Human Services ($20,000).

2007-08 – Co-Principal Investigator to evaluate the Positive Behavior Support (PBS) programs with Tulsa Public Schools ($31,728).

2007-08 – Co-Principal Investigator contracted to evaluate the Youth Philanthropy Initiative (YPI) with by Schusterman Family Foundation ($9,995).

2006-07 - Tulsa Mayor’s Citizen Corps Contract Award to investigate volunteer engagement ($4,900).