Matthew Crayne

Matthew Crayne

Assistant Professor
School of Business


Massry Center for Business BB349

BA Psychology, University of Connecticut
MS Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Pennsylvania State University
PhD Industrial/Organizational Psychology, Pennsylvania State University

Matthew Crayne

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.

His work has been published in journals such as American Psychologist, Organizational Research Methods, and Personality and Individual Differences.


Senior Consultant, PricewaterhouseCoopers, LLP (2015-2018)

Professional Memberships

Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology (SIOP)

Academy of Management (AoM)

Association for Psychological Science (APS)