Lisa Baranik

Lisa Baranik

Associate Professor, Management
Massry School of Business


Massry School of Business BB363

 PhD, Industrial-Organizational Psychology, University of Georgia, 2009

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Faculty Expertise and Achievement

Lisa Baranik is an Associate 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 interests include mentoring relationships at work, work motivation and achievement goals, and occupational health psychology, focusing on stressors that employees experience at work and chronic pain. Dr. Baranik is also interested in cross-cultural research and completed fieldwork in Tunisia and has published work examining refugee vocational behavior. Her work has been published in journals such as the Journal of Management, Human Performance, Psychological Bulletin, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Journal of Organizational Behavior, Human Resource Management Review, and Journal of Research in Personality. Serves on editorial board of the Journal of Vocational Behavior and Occupational Health Science.

Research Interests

Employee Well-Being; Chronic Pain at Work

Research Websites

Teaching Interests and Areas

  • BMGT 430 – Human Resource Management
  • BMGT 513 – Organizational Behavior
  • BMGT 514 – Human Resource Management
  • BMGT 603 – Techniques in Human Resource Management I

Professional Service

  • Editorial board, Journal of Vocational Behavior and Occupational Health Science

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