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Joseph Mazzola

Associate Professor and Program Director, I/O Psychology MA

107 Ledford
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Joe Mazzola, Associate Professor of Psychology and Director of the Industrial/Organizational Psychology MA Program, came to Meredith College in 2018. His research areas include workplace stress measurement and management, occupational health promotion particularly related to barriers and facilitators to nutrition and exercise behaviors, and qualitative/mixed methodology. He is published in several journals, including Work & Stress, The Journal of Occupational Health Psychology,and The Journal of Mixed Methods Research. He is a member of both the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology and the Society for Occupational Health Psychology, including being the Secretary/Treasurer for the latter. 

Courses Taught PSYG- 601: Advanced Statistical Methods and Research Design I
PSYG- 602: Advanced Statistical Methods and Research Design II
PSYG- 603: Data Analytics in Organizations
PSYG- 611: Organizational Psychology
PSYG- 612: Personnel Psychology
PSYG- 640: Internship in Industrial/Organizational Psychology

Academic Credentials

Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of South Florida Industrial/Organizational Psychology from the University of South Florida

B.S. in Psychology from Bowling Green State University


Mazzola, J. J., & Disselhorst, R. (in press). Should we be challenging employees?: A critical review and meta-analysis of the challenge-hindrance model. Journal of Organizational Behavior.

Mazzola, J. J., Jackson, A., & Thiele, A. (in press). Obesity in the workplace: Physical, social, and environmental barriers and facilitators to healthy lifestyles. Occupational Health Science.

Page, K., Robles, Z., Rospenda, K., & Mazzola, J. J. (2018). Understanding the correlates between care-recipient age and caregiver burden, work-family conflict, job satisfaction, and turnover intentions. Occupational Health Science, 2(4), 409-435.

Page, K., Deuling, J., Mazzola, J. J., & Rospenda, K. M. (2018). Clusters of work-family conflict: An investigation of age, gender, and child age. Occupational Health Science, 2(2), 181-201.

Mazzola, J. J., Moore, J. T., & Alexander, K. A. (2017). Is work preventing us from acting healthy? The relationship between daily workplace barriers and facilitators on nutrition and exercise behaviors. Stress & Health, 33, 479-489.

Schonfeld, I. S., & Mazzola, J. J. (2015). A qualitative study of stress in individuals self-employed in solo businesses. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 20(4), 501-513.

Mazzola, J. J., & Deuling, J. K. (2013). Forgetting what we learned as graduate students: HARKing and selective outcome reporting in I/O journal articles. Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 6, 279-284. 

Mazzola, J. J., Jackson, E. M., Shockley, K. M., & Spector, P. E. (2011). Examining stress in graduate assistants: Combining open- and closed-ended survey methods.Journal of Mixed Methods Research, 5(3), 198-211.


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