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Mikhail Wolfson Assistant Professor Department of Management

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KSB - Management
Ph.D., University of Connecticut

Mikhail A. Wolfson is an Assistant Professor in the Management Department at the Kogod School of Business at American University. He earned his PhD from the University of Connecticut in 2018. His research is primarily in the areas of Organizational Behavior and Human Resource Management. Wolfson’s dissertation focused on understanding and enhancing the quality of team composition and team processes by adopting a dynamic network approach in a surgical team setting. Primarily his research focuses on advancing configural approaches of team composition that account for individuals’ characteristics and interrelations among team members. More generally, his research interests include team composition, informal learning, multilevel modeling, network analysis, and unobtrusive measurement. Mikhail’s work has been featured in leading peer-reviewed academic journals, including the Journal of Applied Psychology and American Psychologist.
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Selected Publications

Wolfson, M. A., Mathieu, J. E., Tannenbaum, S. I., & Maynard, M. T. (In Press) Informal Field-Based Learning and Work Design. Journal of Applied Psychology.

Wolfson, M. A., & Mathieu, J. E. (2018). Sprinting to the Finish: Toward a theory of Human Capital Resource Complementarity. Journal of Applied Psychology, 103, 1165-1180.

Mathieu, J. E., Wolfson, M. A., Park, S. (2018). The evolution of work team research since Hawthorne. American Psychologist, 73, 308-321.

Wolfson, M. A., Tannenbaum, S. I., Mathieu, J. E, & Maynard, M. T. (2018). A cross-level investigation of informal field-based learning and performance improvements. Journal of Applied Psychology, 103, 14-36.

Wolfson, M. A., & Mathieu, J. E., (2017) Team Composition. In E. Salas, R. Ramon, J. Passmore (Eds.), The Psychology of Teamwork and Collaborative Processes. The Wiley-Blackwell Handbook of the Psychology of Team Working and Collaborative Processes.