Marie-Elene Roberge
Marie-Elene Roberge
Adjunct Faculty
Walter E. Heller College of Business
» Human Resources Management

About Me

Dr. Marie-Élène Roberge is an Adjunct Faculty at Walter E. Heller College of Business at Roosevelt University, United States. She earned, in 2007, a Ph.D. in Labor and Human Resource Management from Fisher College of Business at The Ohio State University. She earned a Masters Degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from l'Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada, and a Bachelor Degree in Sciences and Psychology from l'Université de Montréal, Canada.

She has been teaching Management courses such as Introduction to Human Resource Management (HRM 311), Organizational Behavior (MNGT 358 & MNGT 423), Personnel Selection and Staffing (HRM 434), Change and Organizational Development (MNGT 398 & MNGT 470). She also has taught Strategic Management and Diversity in Organizations while she was an Assistant Professor at Northeastern Illinois University.

Her professional experience is related to assisting HRM in Talent Acquisition, during the recruitment and selection process at the “Société de transport de Montréal” (STM). She also has several years of consulting experience in conducting training programs to managers about topics related to diversity, anti-harassment, and inclusion.

Her research is about managing diversity and inclusion in organizations and understanding individual and group behaviors in the workplace. She also has published peer-reviewed articles on topics such as personality, training and development, and organizational justice. She is a member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), a member of the Women’s Leadership Council at Roosevelt University, and a member and the Secretary of the Leadership Team for Roosevelt University Chapter of American Association for University Professors (AAUP).

Recent Publications

Roberge, M. É. & Alokha, Y. O. (2022). Establishing and effective dialogue to support diversity, inclusion, and the learning outcomes. Journal of Business Diversity, 22 (2), 1-10.

Roberge, M. É., Huang, W. R., & Xu, J. Q. (2021). A diverse and inclusive psychological work climate: Some antecedents and consequences. Journal of Organizational Psychology, 21 (6), 160-183.

Roberge, M. É., Xu, J. Q., Aydin, A. L., & Huang, W.R. (2021). Inclusive organizational climate: Conceptualization, antecedents, and consequences. American Journal of Management, 21 (5), 97-115.

Roberge, M. É., Haq Abbasy, M. R. UI, Huang, W. R., & Lavoie, S. (2020). Mental health in organizations. American Journal of Management, 20 (4), 10-20.

Roberge, M. É. & Huang, W. R. (2019). A conceptual model of individual and collective personality in motion, Journal of Organizational Psychology, 19 (2), 131-143.

Roberge, M. É. (2018). Becoming diverse and enthusiastic about it! Journal of Business Diversity, 18 (3), 48-57.

Roberge, M. É., Petrov, E. & Huang, W. R.  (2014). Students’ perceptions of their attitudes and behaviors toward different cultures/ethnicities before and after a diversity training program. Journal of Business Diversity, 14 (1), p. 80-90. 

Salin, D., Tenhiälä, A., Roberge, M. É., & Berdahl, J. (2014). “I wish I had…”: Target reflections on responses to workplace mistreatment. Human Relations published online, 1-23.

Roberge, M. É. (2013). A multi-level conceptualization of affective empathy to explain how diversity increases group performance. International Journal of Business and Management, 8 (3), 122-133.

Roberge, M. É., Xu, Q. J., & Rousseau, D. M. (2012). Collective personality effects on group interpersonal citizenship behavior: Do diverse groups benefit more? Small Group Research, 43, 410-492.