Kaylee Hackney

Assistant Professor - Management

Contact Information

Mailing Address:  One Bear Place #98006
Waco, TX  76706
Office Location:  Paul L. Foster Campus for Business and Innovation Management.220.5

Work Experience

  • Assistant Professor, Baylor University (August 09, 2017 - Present)

Awards and Honors

  • Habicht Early Career Research Award, Hankamer School of Business (May 2023)
  • Schmidt-Hunter Meta-Analysis Award, Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (April 2019)
  • Best Overall Conference Paper Award, Southern Management Association (November 2018)
  • Best Paper Award in Track 5: Careers/Social Issues/Diversity Issues/Ethics, Southern Management Association (November 2018)

Professional Memberships

  • Southern Management Association (August 2013 - Present)
  • Academy of Management (August 2012 - Present)


Kaylee Hackney, is an Assistant Professor at the Baylor University Hankamer School of Business. She studies employee mistreatment, stress, and well-being with a focus on pregnancy in the workplace. Her research has been published in top academic publications such as the Journal of Applied Psychology, Group & Organization Management, and Organizational Psychology Review. Kaylee teaches Leadership and Organizational Behavior at Baylor University. She lives in Waco, Texas with her husband and two children.


Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"Welcome to parenthood!? An examination of the far-reaching effects of perceived adoption stigma in the workplace," Human Relations, (February 2023) (coauthors: Matt Quade, Dawn S. Carlson, Ryan Hanlon).

"Vicarious Abusive Supervision and Turnover in Working Mothers: Does Financial Dependency Cause You to Trigger a Blind Eye?," Journal of Organizational Behavior, (November 2021) (coauthors: Merideth J. Thompson, Dawn S. Carlson, Ryan M. Vogel).

"It Takes a Village: How Organizational Support for Adoption Positively Affects Employees and Their Families," Journal of Occupational and Organizational Psychology, Vol. 94, (September 2021), pp. 706-734 (coauthors: Matt Quade, Dawn S. Carlson, Ryan P Hanlon).

"With a little help from my (her) friends: The role of friend support on the negative effects of job engagement for married couples.," Journal of Vocational Behavior, (2021) (coauthors: Dawn S. Carlson, Merideth Ferguson, Wayne Crawford).

Hackney, K. J., Daniels, S. R., Paustian-Underdahl, S. C., Perrewé, P. L., Mandeville, A., & Eaton, A. A. (2021). Examining the effects of perceived pregnancy discrimination on mother and baby health. Journal of Applied Psychology. 106(5), 774–783.

"A review of abusive behaviors at work: The development of a process model for studying abuse," Organizational Psychology Review, (February 2018) (coauthors: Pamela L. Perrewé).

"Performance, stress, and attitudinal outcomes of perceptions of others' entitlement behavior: Supervisor-subordinate work relationship quality as moderator in two samples," Group & Organization Management, (February 2018), pp. 37 (coauthors: Liam P. Maher, Daniels R. Shanna, Wayne A. Hochwarter, Gerald R Ferris).

"Examining the role of pregnancy in work organizations: Implications for the well-being of the mother and baby," , Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing, 2018 (coauthors: Pamela L. Perrewé).

"Pregnancy in the workplace: The role of stigmas, discrimination, and identity management," , Cheltenham: Edward Elgar Publishing, November 2017, pp. 260-272 (coauthors: Pamela L. Perrewé, Shanna R. Daniels, Liam P. Maher).

"Hispanic and Asian performance on selection procedures: A narrative and meta-analytic review of 12 common predictors," Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 102, No. 8, (August 2017), pp. 1178-1202 (coauthors: Philip L. Roth, Chad H. Van Iddekinge, Philip S. DeOrtentiis, Liwen Zhang).

Presentations and Proceedings

Basic or Discovery Scholarship

"The Effect of Perceived Paternity Discrimination on Fathers' and Mothers' Turnover," presented at the Southern Management Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 2021 (coauthors: Dawn S. Carlson, Merideth Thompson, Gary Thurgood).

"The Spillover of Partner Psychological Abuse," presented at the Southern Management Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, November 2021 (coauthors: Merideth Thompson, Wayne Crawford, Julena Bonner, Dawn S. Carlson).

"A Two-Study Look at Primary, Spillover, and Crossover Effects of Family Building Stigma," presented at the Southern Management Association Annual Meeting, Virtual meeting, October 2020 (coauthors: Matt Quade, Dawn S. Carlson, Ryan P. Hanlon).

"Miscarriage and the workplace: Experienced stress after pregnancy loss," presented at the Southern Management Association Annual Meeting, Virtual meeting, October 2020 (coauthors: Ju-Chien C. Wu, Joyce Ranell Nuner).
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