Dr. Lisa Baranik

Lisa Baranik, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor

Office: Rawl 314
Phone: 252-737-3000
Fax: 252-328-6283
E-mail: baranikl@ecu.edu
104 Rawl Building
Department of Psychology
East Carolina University
Greenville, NC 27858-4353



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. Finally, Dr. Baranik is interested in work relationships and OHP in the Middle East and North Africa. 


Selected Publications in Peer Refereed Journals

Baranik, L. E., Wang, M., Gong, Y., & Shi, J. (in press). Customer-related social stressors, rumination, and social sharing: A longitudinal investigation. 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 socialized without socialized mentors? Examining mentor support in formal and informal mentoring relationships. 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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