professor and chair
Division of Applied Behavioral Sciences
Phone: (410) 837-5905
Ph.D., Central Michigan University
M.S., University of Baltimore
B.A., University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Sharon Glazer's C.V. (.pdf)
Sharon Glazer is a cross-cultural organizational psychologist who studies the role of culture in individuals' organizational ABCs (affects, behaviors, and cognitions), changes in (organizational and national) cultures due to domestic policies in a globalizing world, and differences and similarities between (national and organizational) cultures on individuals, teams and organizations' ABCs. Dr. Glazer has particular research and applied cross-cultural expertise in:
- culture and values
- person-environment fit
- organizational culture/climate
- diversity and 3C training
- temporal orientation/perspective
- organizational commitment and turnover intention
- personality/individual differences
- survey design
- organizational/occupational stress: identification & management
- organizational development & change
- organizational alignment
- curricula development and evaluation
- leadership development
- social support
- organizational justice
Dr. Glazer utilizes survey, interview, observation and archival methods to study the above. She has collaborated or studied under the tutelage of eminent cross-cultural psychology scholars, including Drs. Shalom Schwartz, Peter Smith, Kwok Leung and Mark Peterson. Currently, she is leading cross-cultural training and priming research and is leading a cross-cultural research effort on leadership and stress.
Dr. Glazer has published over 50 articles, books and book chapters on above related content. She is presently Professor and Chair of the Division of Applied Behavioral Sciences at The University of Baltimore, and Founding Chair of the Alliance for Organizational Psychology Global Network (a.k.a. “The Big Tent”).
In 2021, Dr. Glazer was awarded the University’s President’s Award, as well as the Yale Gordon College of Arts and Sciences Distinguished Scholarly and Creative Activities Award. In 2020, she was elected Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and in 2018 she was elected Fellow of the International Association for Applied Psychology. Dr. Glazer was a Fulbright scholar (1996-1997) at the Technical University of Budapest, as well as northern Italy and England, from 1999-2000 she was a postdoctoral fellow at the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health, and in 2006-2007 she was an Erasmus Mundus Scholar (1 of 3 people selected world-wide), teaching and researching at University of Paris and University of Bologna. Dr. Glazer was also SJSU's International Studies Fellow (2005-2006) and Global Studies Fellow (2004-2005), and recipient of a research grant from NASA to study safety climate/culture in the aviation industry. In 2009 and 2011, Dr. Glazer received a small grant from the Spanish Ministry of Education and Innovation to teach a seminar course in the doctoral program at University of Valencia (2009 and 2011), a short-stay grant for renowned international professors at the University of Barcelona in 2015, a Visiting Fellowship to the University of Bologna in 2018, and a Ministry of Education grant through the University of Brasilia (2020-present). She has 25+ years of teaching experience and 20+ years of consulting experience.
Dr. Glazer has worked, taught and lived in several countries and speaks six languages (fluent: English, Hebrew, good: Hungarian, fair: Italian, French, and Russian).