Kelsey Medeiros

PIRC Faculty Fellow
kelsey medeiros

Kelsey Medeiros, PhD, is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Texas at Arlington where she teaches courses in the Industrial-Organizational Psychology graduate program on topics such as Leadership, Psychometric Theory, and Employee Selection. She earned her Bachelors Degree in Psychology from Penn State University in 2011 and went on to earn her PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology with a minor in Quantitative Psychology from the University of Oklahoma in 2016. Her research focuses on complex problem solving as it relates to ethics, creativity, and leadership. She has published scholarly articles and book chapters on these topics in outlets including The Leadership Quarterly; Nature Immunology; Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice; Personality and Individual Differences; Psychology of Aesthetics, Creativity, and the Arts; Ethics and Behavior; and The Journal of Creative Behavior. She is also a consultant with Ethics Advantage, an ethics assessment company focused on improving employee decision making in the workplace. Additionally, she consults with organizations on issues related to improving creative problem solving and leadership. She has previously worked with several national and international organizations on HR-related issues included Hogan Assessment Systems, NBC Universal, and Tenex Health.