Nicola Schutte, Ph.D.

member emotional intelligence consortium

Affiliation: University of New England in New South Wales, Australia


Nicola Schutte is an Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of New England in New South Wales, Australia. Her research interests lie in the areas of positive psychology, with an emphasis on emotional intelligence, self-efficacy, and the effects of positive affect.  She has co-authored several books and over 80 chapters and  research articles. Her books include: Schutte, N.S. & Malouff, J.M. (1995) Sourcebook of adult assessment strategies (Plenum); Malouff, J.M. & Schutte, N.S. (1998) Games to enhance social and emotional skills: Sixty‑six games that teach children, adolescents, and adults skills crucial to success in life (Charles C Thomas); Schutte, N.S. & Malouff, J.M. (1999) Measuring emotional intelligence and related constructs (Edwin Mellen); Schutte, N.S. & Malouff, J.M. (2006). Why we read and how reading transforms us (Edwin Mellen); and Malouff, J.M. & Schutte, N.S. (2007).  Activities to teach social, emotional and problem solving  skills, 2nd edition (Charles C Thomas Press). Her research in the area of emotional intelligence focuses on the measurement of emotional intelligence, the relationship between emotional intelligence and important intra and inter-personal characteristics and approaches to increasing emotional intelligence.

Articles and Chapters Relating to Emotional Intelligence
Schutte, N. S. , Malouff, J. M., Hall, L. E., Haggerty, D., Cooper, J. T., Golden, C., & Dornheim, L. (1998).  Development and validation of a measure of emotional intelligence. Personality and Individual Differences, 25, 167-177.

Schutte, N.S., Malouff, J.M., Bobik, C., Conston, T., Greeson, C., Jedlicka, C., Rhodes, E. & Wendorf, G. (2001).  Emotional intelligence and interpersonal relations.  Journal of Social Psychology, 141,  523-536.

Schutte, N. S., Schuettpelz, E, & Malouff, J. M. (2001).  Emotional intelligence and task performance.  Imagination, Cognition, and Personality, 20, 347-354.

Schutte, N.S. & Malouff, J.M. (2002).  Incorporating emotional skills in a college transition course enhances student retention.  Journal of the First-Year Experience and Students in Transition, 14, 7-21.

Schutte, N.S., Malouff, J.M., Simunek, M.,  Hollander, S., & McKenley, J. (2002).  Characteristic emotional intelligence and emotional well-being.  Cognition and Emotion, 16, 769-785.

Riley, H. & Schutte, N.S. (2003).  Low emotional intelligence as a predictor of substance-use problems.  Journal of Drug Education, 33, 391-398.

Kernbach, S. & Schutte, N.S. (2005).  The impact of service providers’ emotional intelligence on customer satisfaction.  Journal of Services Marketing, 19, 438-441.

Schutte, N.S. (2006).  Techniques for developing emotional intelligence.  In Stough, C., Saklofske, D. & Hansen, K (Eds.).   Research on Emotional Intelligence: International Symposium 2005 (pp 77-88), Melbourne Australia, Tertiary Press.

Wing, J.F., Schutte, N.S., & Byrne, B. (2006).  The effect of positive writing on emotional intelligence and life satisfaction.  Journal of Clinical Psychology, 62(10), 1291-1302.

Brown, R. F. & Schutte, N.S. (2006).  Direct and indirect relationships between emotional intelligence and subjective fatigue in university students.  Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 60, 585-93.

Sillick, T. J. & Schutte, N.S. (2006).  Emotional intelligence and self-esteem mediate between perceived early parental love and adult happiness.  E-Journal of Applied Psychology,2, 38-48.

Kaur, I., Schutte, N.S., & Thorsteinsson, E.B. (2006).  Gambling control self-efficacy as a mediator of the effects of low emotional intelligence on problem gambling.  Journal of Gambling Studies, 22, 405-411.

Schutte, N.S.,  Malouff, J.M.,  Thorsteinsson, E.B., Bhullar, N. &  Rooke, S.E., (2007).  A meta-analytic investigation of the relationship between emotional intelligence and health.  Personality and Individual Differences, 42, 921-933.

Schutte, N.S, Malouff, J.M., Price, I., Walter, S., Burke, G., & Wilkinson, C.  (2008).  Person-situation interaction in adaptive emotional functioning.  Current Psychology, 27, 112-111.

Kirk, B.A., Schutte, N.S., & Hine, D.W. (2008). Development and preliminary validation of an emotional self-efficacy scale.  Personality and Individual Differences, 45, 432–436.

Schutte, N., Malouff, J., & Brown, R. (2008). Efficacy of an emotion-focused treatment for prolonged fatigue. Behavior Modification, 32, 699-713.

Schutte, N.S., Manes, R.R.,  & Malouff, J.M. (2009).  Antecedent-focused emotion regulation, response modulation and well-being.  Current Psychology,  28,  21-31.

Schutte, N.S., Malouff, J.M., & Bhullar, N. (2009).  The Assessing Emotions Scale.  C. Stough, D. Saklofske & J. Parker (Eds.),  The Assessment of Emotional Intelligence.  New York: Springer Publishing, 119-135.

Kirk, B.A., Schutte, N.S., & Hine, D.W. (2009).  The role of emotional self efficacy, emotional intelligence and affect in workplace incivility and workplace satisfaction.  In  C. E. J. Hartel, N. M. Ashkanasy & W. J. Zerbe (Eds),  Research on Emotions in Organizations – Volume 5: Emotions in Groups, Organizations and Cultures.  213-230.

Schutte, N.S., Thorsteinsson, E.B., Hine, D.W. Foster, R., Cauchi, A.,  & Binns, C. (2010). Experiential and Rational Processing Styles, Emotional Intelligence and Well-Being.  Australian Journal of Psychology, 62, 14 - 19.

Schutte, N. (2010). Conexiones entre Inteligencia Emocional y los Procesos e Regulación Emocional. En R. Sánchez Aragón (Ed.) Regulación Emocional: Una Travesía de la Cultura al Desarrollo de las Relaciones Personales (pp. 35-45). México: Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.

Kirk, B.A., Schutte, N.S., & Hine, D.W. (2011). The effect of an expressive writing intervention for employees on emotional self-efficacy, emotional intelligence, affect, and workplace incivility.  Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 41, 179-195.

Schutte, N.S., & Malouff, J.M. (2011).  Emotional Intelligence Mediates the Relationship between Mindfulness and Subjective Well-Being.  Personality and Individual Differences, 50,  1116-1119.

Schutte, N.S., Malouff, J.M., & Hine, D.W. (2011).  The association of ability and trait emotional intelligence with alcohol problems.  Addiction Research and Theory, 19,  260-265.




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