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Lisa Baranik, Ph.D.

Lisa Baranik, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

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

Mailing Address:

Department of Psychology
Mail Stop 565
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858


Ph.D., University of Georgia (2009)
M.A., James Madison University (2005)
B.A., Bucknell University (2003)

Research Interests:

Dr. Baranik's areas of research are work 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, social support, positive affect and stress. Dr. Baranik focuses on workplace mentoring relationships and executive coaching relationships, and is interested in predictors of success for these types of professional relationships.

Recent Publications:

Finch, J., Baranik, L. E., Liu, Y., & West, S. G. (in press). Physical health, affect, and personality: A longitudinal latent variable analysis. Journal of Research in Personality.

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. (in press). An interdisciplinary meta-analysis of the potential antecedents, correlates, and consequences of protégé perceptions of mentoring. Psychological Bulletin.

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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