Kathleen welcomes Dr. Allison Gabriel to the podcast. Allie is a Professor at the University of Arizona where her research focuses on emotions at work, employee recovery and well-being, interpersonal processes, and motivation. In part one, Allison shares what inspires her research, the importance of Postpartum allyship, and what she found in her return to work-study.
About Allison Gabriel: Dr. Allison (Allie) Gabriel is the McClelland Professor of Management and Organizations and University Distinguished Scholar at the University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management. She received her B.A. in Psychology with honors and highest distinction from Penn State University in 2008, and her Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from The University of Akron in 2013. Her research focuses on emotions, motivation, interpersonal stressors, and well-being. Of these topics, she has made notable contributions in studying women’s health, motherhood, and their intersection with work, identifying how organizations can best support women. Dr. Gabriel’s research has been published in top journals in her discipline, and she regularly presents her research at the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) and the Academy of Management (AOM) conferences. Her work has also been featured by CNBC, CNN, Forbes, Harvard Business Review, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal.
Dr. Gabriel has received five early career awards, including the 2021 AOM Organizational Behavior Division Cummings Scholarly Achievement Award, the 2021 SIOP Distinguished Early Career Contributions-Science Award, the 2020 AOM Human Resources Division Early Career Award, the 2019 AOM Sage Publications/ Research Methods Division/Lawrence R. James Early Career Achievement Award, and the 2018 Western Academy of Management Ascendant Scholar Award. She also has received accolades for her work on women’s health, and was recognized in 2018 by Poets & Quants as a Top 50 Undergraduate Business School Professor.
She currently serves as an Associate Editor at Journal of Applied Psychology, one of the top management and industrial-organizational psychology journals. Outside of academia, you can find her with her husband, her daughter (a true pandemic baby born March 2020), and their entourage of cats (five cats, to be exact).