Crayne, Matthew

Position: Assistant Professor
Office: (518) 956-8349
Curriculum Vitae

B.A. in Psychology, The University of Connecticut
M.S. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Pennsylvania State University
Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Pennsylvania State University

Senior Consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP (2015-2018)

Professional Memberships
Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology (SIOP)
Academy of Management (AoM)
Association for Psychological Science (APS)

Dr. Matthew Crayne is an Assistant Professor of Management at the University at Albany, Massry Center for Business. He holds a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Pennsylvania State University and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Connecticut. Prior to joining the faculty at UAlbany, he worked as a management consultant in the human capital consulting practice of PricewaterhouseCoopers in New York City.

Dr. Crayne's research agenda primarily focuses on understanding the social and behavioral dynamics of leadership, at both micro and macro-organizational levels. Specifically, he is interested in examining the causes and consequences of leader error and the impacts that leader errors have on individual and firm-level outcomes. His research also aims to expand the understanding of followers as a critical agent in the leadership process, and applications of organizational science to national security and public policy research.