College
Culverhouse College of Business

Department
Management

Email
pdharms@cba.ua.edu

Phone
205-348-2769

Dr. Peter Harms’ research focuses on the assessment and development of personality, leadership and psychological well-being. He has published more than 90 peer-reviewed articles in such outlets as Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, Psychological Bulletin, Psychological Review, Leadership Quarterly, Human Resource Management Review, Journal of Business Ethics and the Journal of Organizational Behavior. This work has also been featured in popular media outlets such as CNN, Scientific American, Forbes and the BBC. Harms has been invited to speak to audiences around the world and was selected by the St. Gallen symposium as one of the “100 Knowledge Leaders of Tomorrow” in 2011. He was also awarded the President’s Faculty Research Award for the University of Alabama in 2018. He is engaged in research partnerships with the U.S. Army, the U.S. Department of Labor and NASA.