Dr. Tahira M. Probst

Professor of Psychology
Tahira M. Probst
Phone: (360) 546-9746
Fax: (360) 546-9038
Located in Classroom (VCLS) 208K
Support Staff: Janet DeWitt

Courses

Course ID Title Meeting Time Location Semester Syllabus
Psych 512 Correlation, Regression, & Quasi-Experimentation Tu,Th 12:00-1:15pm Spring 2011
Psych 311 Elementary Statistics Tu,Th 10:35am - 12:25pm VUCB 100 Fall 2010
Psych 495 Field Experience in Personnel Psychology Tuesdays 9:10-10:25am (every other Tuesday starting 1/15) Spring 2013
Psych 412 Psychological Testing and Measurement Tu,Th 10:35-11:50am VLIB 265 Fall 2012

Research

  • Occupational Health, Well-Being and Safety
  • Economic Stress and Job Insecurity
  • Organizational Safety Climate
  • Accident Under-reporting

Click to visit the Occupational Health and Safety Lab website.

Lab Location: VCLS 05
Tel: (360) 546-9450

Recent Publications

Debus, M. E., Probst, T. M., König, C.J ., & Kleinmann, M. (2012). Catch me if I fall! Country-level resources in the job insecurity-job attitudes link. Journal of Applied Psychology, 97, 690-698.

Graso, M., & Probst, T. M.  (2012). Effect of consideration of future consequences on quality and quantity of job performance.  Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 42, 1335–1352.

Probst, T. M. (2012).  Précarité et sécurité au travail : Comment la peur de perdre son emploi menace la sécurité des salariés [Safety and insecurity: How fear of job loss can threaten employee safety.] In E. A. de Chatillon, O. Bachelard, & S. Carpentier (Eds.) Risques psychosociaux, santé et sécurité au travail: Une perspective managériale [Psychosocial risk, workplace health and safety: A managerial perspective] (pp. 135-148).  Paris, France: Vuibert AGRH.

Estrada, A. X., Probst, T. M., Brown, J. W. & Graso, M. (2011). Evaluating the psychometric and measurement characteristics of a measure of sexual orientation harassment. Military Psychology, 23, 1–17.

Probst, T. M. (2011). On the use, misuse, and absence of theory in stress and health research. Stress & Health, 27, 1-2.

Konig, C. K., Probst, T. M., Staffen, S., & Graso, M. (2011). A Swiss-U.S. comparison of the correlates of job insecurity. Applied Psychology: An International Review, 60, 141–159.

Probst, T. M. & Graso, M. (2011). Reporting and investigating accidents: Recognizing the tip of the iceberg. In S. Clarke, C. Cooper, & R. Burke (Eds.), Occupational health and safety: Psychological and behavioral challenges (pp. 71-94). Surrey, United Kingdom: Gower. 

Probst, T. M. (2011). Job insecurity: Implications for occupational health and safety. In A. Antoniou & C. Cooper (Eds.), New Directions in Organizational Psychology and Behavioral Medicine (pp. 313-328).  Farnham, UK: Gower.

Probst, T. M. (2010). Multi-level models of stress and well-being. Stress and Health, 26, 95-97.

Probst, T. M., & Ekore, J. (2010). An exploratory study of the costs of job insecurity in Nigeria. International Studies of Management and Organization, 40(1), 92-104.

Probst, T. M., & Estrada, A. X. (2010).  Accident under-reporting among employees: Testing the moderating influence of safety climate and supervisor enforcement of safety practices. Accident Analysis & Prevention, 42, 1438-1444.

Probst, T. M. & Graso, M. (2010). Reporting and investigating accidents: Recognizing the tip of the iceberg. In S. Clarke, C. Cooper, & R. Burke (Eds.), Occupational health and safety: Psychological and behavioral challenges. Surrey, United Kingdom: Gower.

Probst, T. M., & Strand, P. (2010). Perceiving and responding to job insecurity: A workplace spirituality perspective. Journal of Management, Spirituality and Religion, 7, 135-156.

Reisel, W. D., & Probst, T. M. (2010). Twenty-five years of studies of job insecurity.  International Studies of Management and Organization, 40(1), 3-5.

Reisel, W. D., Probst, T. M., Chia, S-L., Maloles, C. M., & Konig, C. K. (2010).  The effects of job insecurity on job satisfaction, organizational citizenship behavior, deviant behavior, and negative emotions of employees.  International Studies of Management and Organization, 40(1), 74-91.

Sinclair, R., Sears, L. E., Probst, T. M., & Zajack, M. (2010). A multilevel model of economic stress and employee well-being.  In J. Houdmont & S. Leka (Eds.) Contemporary Occupational Health Psychology: Global Perspectives on Research and Practice: v. 1 (pp. 1-21). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Education

  • Ph.D., Industrial/Organizational Psychology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (1998)
  • B.A., Psychology, University of Notre Dame (1993)