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​Jamie L. Kohn
PhD Student, Organizational Behavior


Kenan-Flagler Business School
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill              
McColl Building, Campus Box 3490           
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3490


Jamie is a second-year PhD student in Organizational Behavior. Her research interests primarily involve team processes, self-regulation, and emotion. She has also studied the transition to parenthood and attachment theory.

Jamie earned an M.S. in Social Psychology from Texas A&M University in 2011 and a B.A. in Psychology from the University of Kansas in 2007. Before joining the OB program at Kenan-Flagler, she conducted research on healthcare quality improvement, patient safety, and physician team behavior at the University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio.


Fillo, J., Simpson, J. A., Rholes, W. S., & Kohn, J. L. (2015). Dads doing diapers: Individual and relational outcomes associated with the division of childcare across the transition to parenthood. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 108, 298-316.

McAllister, C. L., Leykum, L. K., Lanham, H. J., Reisinger, H. S., Kohn, J. L., Palmer, R. F., Pezzia, C., Agar, M. H., Parchman, M. L., Pugh, J. A., & McDaniel, R. R. (2014). Relationships within inpatient physician housestaff teams and their association with hospitalized patient outcomes. Journal of Hospital Medicine, 9, 764-771.

Rholes, W. S., Kohn, J. L., & Simpson, J. A. (2014). A longitudinal study of conflict in new parents: The role of attachment. Personal Relationships, 21, 1-21.

Kohn, J. L., Rholes, W. S., Simpson, J. A., Martin, A. M., III, Tran, S., & Wilson, C. L. (2012). Changes in marital satisfaction across the transition to parenthood: The role of adult attachment orientations. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 38, 1509-1525.

Kohn, J. L., Rholes, W. S., & Schmeichel, B. J. (2012). Self-regulatory depletion and attachment avoidance: Increasing the accessibility of negative attachment-related memories. Journal of Experimental Psychology, 48, 375-378.

Rholes, W. S., Simpson, J. A., Kohn, J. L., Wilson, C. L., Martin, A. M., III, Tran, S., & Kashy, D. A. (2011). Attachment orientations and depression: A longitudinal study of new parents. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 100, 567-586.