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The University of Massachusetts Amherst

Feng Qiu

Assistant Professor



PhD in Management, University of Oregon, 2020
MBA, Oregon State University, 2015
BBA, Wenzhou University, 2012

Academic Appointments

Assistant Professor of Organization Studies, UMass Amherst, 2020-present

Recent Honors / Awards

University of Oregon Dissertation Research Fellowship, 2019-2020
Institute of Cognitive and Decision Sciences Dissertation Research Award, 2019
2018 & 2019, Robin & Roger Best Research Award

Research Interests

Behavioral Ethics
Unethical Leadership

Teaching Interests

  • Organizational Behavior
  • Human Resource Management

Selected Publications

Qiu, F., Yu, L, Mai, K. M., Wen, X., & Duffy, M. Supervisor Downward Jealousy. 1st Revise & Resubmit: Academy of Management Journal.
Mai, K. M., Qiu, F., Ellis, A. P., & Tang, P. M. Helping and Responses to Unethical Behavior. 2nd Revise & Resubmit: Personnel Psychology.

Lee, R., Mai, K. M., Qiu, F., Ilies, R., & Tang, P. M. (in-press) Are You Too Happy to Serve Others? When and Why Positive Affect Makes Customer Mistreatment Experience Feel Worse. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes.

Mesdaghinia, S., Eisenberger, R., Wen, X., Liu, Z., Lewis, B., Qiu, F., & Shapiro, D. L. (2022) How Leaders Drive Followers’ Unethical Behavior. Journal of Management.

*Leavitt, K., *Qiu, F., & *Shapiro, D. L. (2021). Using Electronic Confederates for Experimental Research in Organizational Science. Organizational Research Methods.
(Authors contributed equally and are listed in alphabetical order)

Liu, X., Liao, H., Derfler-Rozin, R., Zheng, X., Wee, E. X., & Qiu, F. (2020). In Line and Out of the Box: How Ethical Leaders Help Offset the Negative Effect of Morality on Creativity. Journal of Applied Psychology.