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Matthew J. Grawitch, Ph.D.

Director of Strategic Research; Director of Research, Consulting, and Special Projects
Organizational Studies


Ph.D. Psychology, Saint Louis University, 2004
M.S. in Psychology, Saint Louis University, 2001

Practice Areas

Evidence-Based Decision Making, Creating a Psychologically Healthy Workplace, Strategic Planning and Management, Survey Design and Statistical Consultation

Research Interests

Psychologically Healthy Workplace, Work-Life Balance, Personality Traits

Labs and Facilities

Organizational Health Research Group

Publications and Media Placements

Grawitch, M. J. (2016, June 29). Gut feeling or bad clams: Intuitive and reflective thinking in evidence-based decision making. Good Company Newsletter. Retrieved June 29, 2016, from

Grawitch, M. J., & Ballard, D. W. (Eds.) (2016). The Psychologically Healthy Workplace: Building a win-win for organizations and employees. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Grawitch, M. J., Ballard, D. W., & Erb, K. R. (2015). To be or not to be (stressed): The critical role of a psychologically healthy workplace in effective stress management. Stress and Health, 31, 264-273.

Honors and Awards

SLU Scholarly Works Award for 2016 (Nontraditional Category)
SLU Star Recognition (2014)
Member of Sigma Xi (2013-present)
School for Professional Studies Faculty Excellence Award (2011)

Professional Organizations and Associations

American Psychological
Association Association for Psychological Science
Academy of Management
Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology
Society of Consulting Psychology
Center for Evidence-Based Management