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Lois E. Tetrick, PhD

Dr. Tetrick received her doctorate in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from Georgia Institute of Technology in 1983. Upon completion of her doctoral studies, she joined the faculty of the Department of Psychology at Wayne State University and remained there until 1995 when she moved to the Department of Psychology at the University of Houston. She joined the faculty at George Mason University as the Director of the Industrial and Organizational Psychology Program in 2003.Dr. Tetrick is the Editor of the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology. She co-edited the Handbook of Occupational Health Psychology with James C. Quick and Health and Safety in Organizations with David Hofmann. Dr. Tetrick is a fellow of the European Academy of Occupational Health Psychology, the American Psychological Association (APA), the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) and the Association for Psychological Science (APS). She has served as 2007-2008 President of SIOP, the Chair of the Human Resources Division of the Academy of Management and has represented SIOP on the American Psychological Association (APA) Council of Representatives and the APA Board of Scientific Affairs. Dr. Tetrick’s research interests are in the areas of occupational health and safety, occupational stress, and the work-family interface. Her other area of research focuses on psychological contracts and the exchange relationship between employees and their organizations. A common underlying interest in both of these lines of research is incorporating a global perspective in understanding employees’ experiences of the work environment.