Marie Halvorsen-Ganepola

Assistant Teaching Professor

Marie  Halvorsen-Ganepola

Contact Information


Marie's Management PhD program was at the University of Florida; she earned her MBA from the University of Notre Dame in 2007; and she studied Biology (BA) and Genetics (BS) at the University of Kansas prior to that. In between, Marie worked as an operations manager for Pearson Government Solutions, as an instructor and tutor for Kaplan Test Prep and Admissions, and as a management consultant for an entrepreneurial real estate firm. Marie’s research interests include willpower, personality, intelligence, resilience, and positive organizational scholarship; and she loves teaching Principles of Management classes. Her personal interests include travel (especially Sri Lanka and US National Parks), music (musical theater, choral and liturgical singing, opera, classical, and Neil Diamond), and reading (biography, philosophy of science, historical fiction, travelogue, natural history, classic novels, epic fantasy, sci-fi, short story, memoir, and personal essay).

Areas of Expertise





Ulysses pacts


MBA, University of Notre Dame

BS, University of Kansas

BA, University of Kansas


Statistical Inference in Business

Principles of Management


"Adding the ‘in’ to justice: A qualitative and quantitative investigation of the differential effects of justice and injustice.", (with Jason Colquitt, David Long, Jessica Rodell), to appear in Journal of Applied Psychology, 2015.

"Scale indicators of social exchange relationships: A comparison of relative content validity.", (with Jason Colquitt, Michael Baer, David Long), Journal of Applied Psychology, 99, 2014.

"A meta-analytic structural model of dispositional affectivity and emotional labor", (with John Kammeyer-Mueller, Alex Rubenstein, David Long, Michael Odio, Brooke Buckman, Yiwen Zhang), Personnel Psychology, 66, 2013.

"In good company? A multi-study, multi-level investigation of the effects of coworker relationships on employee well-being", (with Lauren Simon, Timothy Judge), Journal of Vocational Behavior, 76, 2010.


"American Girl: A Protest Over Corporate Philanthropy", (with Katie Murphy), The Business Communication Casebook: A Notre Dame Collection, 2006