Shannon Marlow, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Management

Shannon Marlow


Dr. Shannon L. Marlow is an assistant professor of management in the Carlos Alvarez College of Business at The University of Texas at San Antonio. She joined the faculty after completing her Ph.D. in industrial/organizational psychology at Rice University. Dr. Marlow also holds a master's degree in industrial/organizational psychology from the University of Central Florida.

Her primary research interests include teamwork, training, and leadership with a particular focus on expanding theory and evidence related to the influence of team processes and emergent states on outcomes such as team performance. Her work in these areas has been published in journals such as the Journal of Applied Psychology and Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, among others. Her research has also been featured in popular press outlets includingForbes,Science for WorkScience Daily, and Association for Psychological Science.

Research Interests

  • Teamwork, with a focus on team processes and emergent states
  • Leadership in teams
  • Training


  • Ph.D. Rice University
  • M.S. University of Central Florida
  • B.S. University of Central Florida


  • “Does Team Communication Represent a One-size-fits-all Approach? A Meta-analysis of Team Communication and Performance,” with C.N. Lacerenza, J. Paoletti, E. Salas and S. Burke, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, Vol. 144, 2018, pp. 145-170.
  • “Leadership Training Design, Delivery, and Implementation: A Meta-analysis,” with C.N. Lacerenza, D. Reyes and E. Salas, Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 102, No. 12, 2017, pp. 1686-1718.
  • “Communication in Virtual Teams: A Conceptual Framework and Research Agenda,” with C.N. Lacerenza and E. Salas, Human Resource Management Review, Vol. 27, No. 4, 2017, pp. 575-589.
  • “Saving Lives: A Meta-analysis of Team Training in Healthcare,” with A.M. Hughes, M.E. Gregory, D.L. Joseph, S.C. Sonesh, C.N. Lacerenza and E. Salas, Journal of Applied Psychology, Vol. 101, No. 9, 2016, pp. 1266-1304.