Thomas Harriot College of Arts & Sciences

Department of Psychology

Lisa Baranik, PhD


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Lisa Baranik, PhD
Associate Professor

Office: Rawl 314
Phone: 252-737-3000
Fax: 252-328-6283

Mailing Address:

104 Rawl Building
Department of Psychology
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858-4353


PhD, University of Georgia (2009)
MS, James Madison University (2005)
BA, Bucknell University (2003)

Research Interests: Dr. Baranik's areas of research are mentoring relationships and occupational health psychology (OHP). Specifically, she studies why and how workplace relationships affect employees' physical health and well-being, examining constructs such as organizational citizenship behaviors, positive affect and stress. Dr. Baranik is interested in work relationships and OHP in the Middle East and North Africa. To learn more about Dr. Baranik's interests, please visit her website here.

Selected publications in peer refereed journals:

Baranik, L. E., & Eby, L. T. (in press). Organizational citizenship behaviors and employee depressed mood, burnout, and satisfaction with health and life: The mediating role of positive affect. Personnel Review.

Baranik, L. E., Wang, M., Gong, Y., & Shi, J. (in press). Customer mistreatment, employee health, and job performance: Cognitive rumination and social sharing as mediating mechanisms. Journal of Management.

Hu, C., Baranik, L. E., & Wu, T. (2014). Antidotes to dissimilar mentor-protégé dyads. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 85, 219-227.

Yang, C., Hu, C., Baranik, L. E., & Lin, C. (2013). Can protégés be successfully socialized without socialized mentors? A close look at mentorship formality. Journal of Career Development, 40, 407-422.

Hurst, C. S., Baranik, L. E., &Daniel, F. (2013). College student stressors: A review of the qualitative research. Stress and Health, 29, 275-285.

Eby, L. T., Allen, T. D., Hoffman, B., Baranik, L. E., Sauer, J. B., Baldwin, S., Morrison, A., Kinkade, K. M., Maher, C. P., Curtis, S., & Evans, S. C. (2013). An interdisciplinary meta-analysis of the potential antecedents, correlates, and consequences of protégé perceptions of mentoring. Psychological Bulletin, 139, 441-476.

Baranik, L. E., Lau, A. R., Stanley, L. J., Barron, K. E., & Lance, C. E. (2013). Achievement goals in organizations: Is there support for mastery-avoidance? Journal of Managerial Issues, 25, 46-61.

Finch, J., Baranik, L. E., Liu, Y., &West, S. G. (2012). Physical health, affect, and personality: A longitudinal latent variable analysis. Journal of Research in Personality, 46, 537-545. (Winner of the 2012 Best Paper Published in JRP Award.)

Baranik, L. E., Roling, E. S., and Eby, L. T. (2010). Why does mentoring work? The role of perceived organizational support. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 76, 366-373.

Baranik, L. E., Bynum, B. H., Stanley, L. J., and Lance, C. E. (2010). Examining the construct validity of mastery-avoidance achievement goals: A meta-analysis. Human Performance, 23, 265-282.

Baranik, L. E., Barron, K. E., and Finney, S. J. (2010). Examining general versus specific measures of achievement goals. Human Performance, 23, 155-172.

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