Elisa M Torres

Elisa M Torres

Elisa M Torres

Graduate Research Assistant

Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Industrial and Organizational Psychology: leadership, team dynamics, and multiteam systems (MTSs)

Elisa Torres is a second-year doctoral student in the Industrial and Organizational Psychology Program. She received her B.S. in Psychology and her B.B.A. in Management from Eastern Michigan University, and M.S. degree in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from San Diego State University. She is currently working under Dr. Stephen Zaccaro, where she is conducting research focusing on 1) leadership development, and 2) team dynamics and leadership within multiteam systems (MTS). Prior to starting her doctoral education, she worked on several NIH funded projects examining organizational factors that impact the implementation of evidence-based practices in allied health setting (e.g., mental health, child welfare, and substance abuse treatment).

Selected Publications

Ehrhart, M. G., Torres, E. M., Green, A. E., Trott, E. M., Willging, C. E., Moullin, J. C., & Aarons, G. A. (2018). Leading for the long haul: A mixed-method evaluation of the Sustainment Leadership Scale (SLS). Implementation Science, 13, 17.
Torres, E. M., Ehrhart, M. G., Beidas, R. S., Farahnak, L. R., Finn, N. K., & Aarons, G. A. (2018). Validation of the Implementation Leadership Scale (ILS) with supervisors’ self-ratings. Community Mental Health Journal, 54, 49-53.
Aarons, G.A., Ehrhart, M.G., Moullin, J.C., Torres, E.M., Green, A.E. (2017). Testing the Leadership and Organizational Change for Implementation (LOCI) Intervention in Substance Abuse Treatment: A Cluster Randomized Trial Study Protocol. Implementation Science. 12(1), 29.

Courses Taught

PSYC 301: Research Methods Lab

PSYC 231: Social Psychology


B.S. in Psychology & B.B.A. in Management: Eastern Michigan University 

M.S. in Industrial & Organizational Psychology: San Diego State University

Recent Presentations