Ann Rumble, Ph.D.
Northern Arizona University Blg 60 Rm #329
BS 1998 Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Va
MS 2001 Washington State University, Pullman, WA
Ph.D. 2003 Washington State University, Pullman, WA
National Institute of Mental Post-Doctoral Fellow in Social Psychology, The Ohio State University, Advisor: Marilynn Brewer, Ph.D., 2003–2005
Spring, 2015 Invited Visiting Lecturer, University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom
Broadly defined Dr. Rumble is interested in human interaction, specifically examining cooperation and reciprocity. Dr. Rumble has conducted research how empathy can promote generous behavior with others. In addition, she has examined how we are more likely to give another person the benefit of the doubt during interactions, even when we may suffer a loss as a result. In addition, Dr. Rumble has conducted international/cross-cultural research on cooperation, reciprocity, and justice.
Dr. Rumble has also applied her general knowledge of social psychology and cooperation, to understand police-community interactions and how social psychology can help to break down barriers to effective and just policing practices.
Dr. Rumble teaches a variety of courses pertaining to social psychology, including a survey course in social psychology. She has particular interest in the courses she teaches on the intersection of the social psychology and the criminal justice system, in Capstone course on social psychology and policing. In addition, Dr. Rumble teaches research methodology and statistics.
Dr. Rumble has worked with dozens of undergraduate students over her career. In particular, she has worked with students on either her own research or on student projects, the goal of which is to present at a national psychology conference.
Rumble, A.C. (2011) Religion as collective identity. In: R. Kramer, R. Livingston, & G. Leonardelli (Eds.) A Festschrift in Honor of Marilynn Brewer. Psychological Press: New York, NY.
Rumble, A.C. (2011). Interdependence theory: An introduction. In: D. Chadee (Ed.) Theories in Social Psychology. Wiley-Blackwell: Oxford, UK.
Rumble, A. C., Van Lange, P. A. M., & Parks, C. D. (2010). The benefits of empathy: When empathy may sustain cooperation in social dilemmas. European Journal of Social Psychology, 40(5), 856-866.
Kerr, N.L., Rumble, A.C., Park, E., Ouwerkerk, J.W., Parks, C.D., Gallucci, M., van Lange, P.A.M. (2009). “How many bad apples does it take to spoil the whole barrel?”: Social exclusion and toleration for bad apples. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 45(4), 603-613.
Rumble, A.C. (2005). The dimension of time in interdependence theory. In: A. Strathman & J. Joireman (Eds.) Understanding Behavior in the Context of Time: Theory, Research, and Application. Lawrence Erlbaum Associates Publishers: Mahwah, NJ.
Parks, C.D., Rumble, A.C., & Posey, D. C. (2002) The effects of envy on reciprocation in a social dilemma, Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 28, 509-520.
Parks, C.D. & Rumble, A.C. (2001) Elements of reciprocity and social value orientation. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 27, 1301-1309.
Rumble, A.C. (2015) Beyond reciprocity in continuing dyadic interactions. Invited Research Seminar at the School of Psychology, University of Kent, Canterbury, UK.
Rumble, A.C. (2015). Brainbites: Podcast on Social Dilemmas with Norb Kerr. Interviewed by Lindsey Mahood for School of Psychology and CSR-FM, University of Kent. https://soundcloud.com/brainbites.
Rumble, A.C. (2015). Beyond reciprocity in continuing dyadic interactions. Invited Colloquium at Dresden University, Dresden, Germany.
Rumble, A.C., & Or-Chen, K. (2009). Religious influences on fairness perceptions: A comparison of Islamic, Judaic, and Christian distributive justice beliefs and values. Invited talk for Hebrew University, Israel, Department of Psychology.
Rumble, A.C. (2008). Why reciprocity matters: Stumbling blocks and remedies. Invited talk presented at Department of Psychology, University of Illinois-Chicago Circle.
Rumble, A.C. (2003). Empathy and generosity as the psychological foundations of a barn raising. Invited talk presented to Department of Psychology, Michigan State University.