Katie Brewer

Assistant Professor


Contact Info

LI 301D


PhD, George Mason University
MSN, University of Virginia
BSN, Columbia University
BA, Pennsylvania State University

Areas of Expertise

Nurse well-being (burnout, moral distress)
Organizational behavior (institutional betrayal, instituational courage)
Public health
Nursing administration


Brewer, K.C. (2021). Institutional betrayal in nursing: A concept analysis. Nursing Ethics, doi: 10.1177/0969733021992448.

Brewer, K.C., Oh, K.M., Kitsantas, P., Zhao, X. (2020). Workplace bullying and organizational response among nurses: A cross-sectional online study. Journal of Nursing Management, 28(1), 148-156. doi: 10.1111/jonm.12908.

Brewer, K. (2014). Scope and standards-of-practice documents: Guiding you to leadership success. American Nurse Today, 9(1), 55-56.

Weston, M., Brewer, K., Peterson, C. (2012). ANA Principles: The framework for nurse staffing to positively impact patient outcomes. Nursing Economic$. 30(5), 247-252.

Brewer, K. (2012). Making interprofessional teams work for nurses, patients. American Nurse Today. 7(3), 32-33.


Brewer, K. (2021). Institutional Betrayal in Nursing: A Concept Analysis.(Poster). Sigma Theta Tau Creating Healthy Work Environments 2021. February 2021 (accepted).

Brewer, K. (2020). “Associations of Organizational Support and Betrayal with Burnout Among Nurses Who Experienced Bullying". (Poster). Southern Nursing Research Society Annual Conference. March 2020 (accepted).

Brewer, K. (2019). “Associations of Organizational Support and Betrayal with Well-Being Among Nurses Who Experienced Bullying”. (Poster). Washington Regional Nursing Research 10th Annual Doctoral Conference. November 2019.

Brewer, K. (2017). “Expanding Access to Opioid Addiction Recovery in Virginia through Increased Access to Buprenorphine”. (Poster) Virginia Nurses Association Annual Meeting. November 2017. 

Brewer, K. (2017). “Betrayal in Nurse Bullying: A Concept Analysis”. (Poster). George Mason University College of Health and Human Services Student Research Symposium. 2017