Lisa Baranik is an Assistant Professor of Management at the University at Albany, School of Business. She completed her doctoral studies at the University of Georgia in 2009.
Her research focuses on understanding how employees learn and develop, and her research interests include mentoring relationships at work, work motivation and achievement goals, and occupational health psychology, focusing on stressors that employees experience at work. Dr. Baranik is also interested in cross-cultural research and recently completed fieldwork in Tunisia, where she examined predictors of success among female entrepreneurs. Her work has been published in journals such as the Journal of Management, Human Performance, Psychological Bulletin, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Journal of Career Development, Human Resource Management Review, and Journal of Research in Personality.