Ph.D. - 1991, Michigan State University
M.B.A - 1986, Michigan State University
B.S. - 1983, University of Michigan-Flint

Sample Publications

Karl, K. A., Peluchette, J. V. & Dawson, G. (forthcoming). “I am not my hair”:  Examining Hair Choices of Black Women in Academia.  In Adelina Broadridge and Sasha Saunders (editors) The Impact of Appearance on Career Development, Emerald Publishing.

Karl, K., Lamb, N. and Young, O. (2019).  Humans, monkeys, and diesel fumes; oh my!, The CASE Journal, 15 (3), 162-170.

Dawson, G. A., Karl, K. A., & Peluchette, J.  (2019).  Hair Matters: Toward Understanding Natural Black Hair Bias in the Workplace.  Journal of Leadership & Organization Studies, 26 (3), 389-401.

Karl, K., Butler, F., Peluchette, J. V. & Gunkel, M. (2018).  Are Helicopter parents creating a generation of WUSI employees?  In Joy V. Peluchette and Megan Gerhardt (editors) Millennials:  Characteristics, Trends and Perspectives, Nova Science Publishers:  Hauppauge, NY.

Dawson, G., & Karl, K. (2018).  I am not my hair, or am I?  Examining hair choices of Black female executives.  Journal of Business Diversity, 18 (2), 46-56.

Karl, K., Peluchette, J. V., & Allen, R. S. (2018).  Examining Business Student Victims of Cyberbullying:  A comparison of Graduates and Undergraduates.  Journal of Contemporary Business Issues, 23 (1), 1-18.

Peluchette, J. V. & Karl, K. A. (2017).  ‘She’s got the look’:  Examining Feminine and Provocative Dress in the Workplace in Adelina Broadbridge and Sandra L. Fielden (editors) Impact of Diversity on career Development, Edward Elgar Publishing:  Cheltenham, England.

Karl, K., Peluchette, J. V., Collins, A. (2017).  Employee self-perceptions regarding workplace attire in Turkey.  Journal of Organizational Psychology, 17 (6), 112-115.

Karl, K. A., Peluchette, J., Allen, R., White, C., & Allen, D. (2017).  Would you accept a Facebook friend request from your boss?  Examining generational differences.  International Journal of Virtual Communities and Social Networking, 9 (1), 17-33.

Karl, K. A. & Peluchette, J. V. (2016).  Breaking Boundaries and Leaving Bad Impressions: Toward Understanding Workplace Encounters with Helicopter Parents.  Journal of Organizational Psychology, 16 (1), 94-105.

Karl, K., Peluchette, J. V. & Hall, L. M. (2016).  Employee beliefs regarding the impact of unconventional appearance on customers in Mexico and Turkey.  Employee Relations, 38 (2), 1-21.

Peluchette, J. V., Karl, K. A. & Coustasse, A. (2016).  Physicians, Patients, and Facebook:  Could you? Would you? Should you?  Health Marketing Quarterly, 33 (2), 112-126.

Peluchette, J. V., Karl, K., Wood, C., Williams, J. (2015).  Cyberbullying victimization: Do victims’ personality and risky social network behaviors contribute to the problem?  Computers in Human Behavior, 52, 424–435.

Burke, L. A., Karl, K. A., Peluchette, J. V., & Evans, R. (2014).  Domain Review of Incivility: Implications for Business Education.  Journal of Management Education, 38(2), 160–191.

Karl, K. A., Peluchette, J. V. (2013).  Management Faculty Perceptions of Candidates with Online Doctorates: Why the Stigma? The American Journal of Distance Education, 27 (2), 89-99.

Peluchette, J. V., Karl, K. A., & Fertig, J.  (2013).  A Facebook 'Friend' Request from the Boss: Too Close for Comfort?  Business Horizons, 56 (3) 291-300.

Karl, K.A., Hall, L. M. & Peluchette, J. V. (2013). City Employee Perceptions of the Impact of Dress and Appearance:  You Are What You Wear.  Public Personnel Management, 42 (3) 452-470.

Pierce, C.A., Karl, K. A. & Brey, E.T.  (2012).  Role of Workplace Romance Policies and Procedures on Job Pursuit Intentions.  Journal of Managerial Psychology, 27 (3), 237-263.

Karl, K. A. & Peluchette, J. V. (2011). “Friending” Professors, Parents and Bosses:  A Facebook Connection Conundrum.  Journal of Education for Business, 86 (4), 214 — 222.

Karl, K., Peluchette, J. V., & Schlaegel, C. (2010).  Who’s Posting Facebook Faux pas?   A Cross-Cultural Examination of Personality Differences.  International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 18 (2) 174-186.

Karl, K., Peluchette, J., Harland, L & Rodie, A. (2010).  Perceptions of Service Quality:  What’s Fun Got To Do With It?  Health Marketing Quarterly, 27 (2), 155-172.

Peluchette, J. V. & Karl, K. (2010).  Examining Students' Intended Image on Facebook: “What were they thinking?!”Journal of Education for Business,  85 (1), 30-37.

Peluchette, J., & Karl, K. (2008).  Social networking profiles: An examination of student attitudes regarding use and appropriateness of content.  CyberPsychology & Behavior, 11(1), 95-97.

Karl, K., Peluchette, J., & Hall, L. (2008).  Give them something to smile about: A marketing strategy for recruiting and retaining volunteers.  Journal of Nonprofit & Public Sector Marketing, 20(1), 71-96.

Peluchette, J., & Karl, K. (2007).  The impact of workplace attire of employee self-perceptions. Human Resource Development Quarterly.  18 (3), 345-360.

Karl, K. A., Peluchette, J. V., & Harland, L.  (2007).  Is Fun for Everyone?:  Personality Difference in Healthcare Providers' Attitudes Toward Fun.  Journal of Health and Human Services Administration, 29 (4), 409-447.

Karl, K., & Peluchette, J. (2006).  How does workplace fun impact employee perceptions of Customer Service quality? Journal of Leadership and Organizational Studies.13 (2), 2-95.

Peluchette, J. V., Karl, K. A., & Rust, K. (2006).  Dressing to Impress:  Beliefs and Attitudes Regarding Workplace Attire.  Journal of Business and Psychology, 21 (1), 45-63.