Maria Gloria Gonzalez
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  • Degrees
    PhD (Doctor Europaea), University of Valencia (Spain)
    DEA (Advanced Studies Diploma), University of Valencia
    Psychology Degree, Universidad de La Laguna (Canary Islands, Spain)
  • Research Interests
    Occupational Health Psychology, Positive Organizational Psychology, Work-Life Issues
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M. Gloria González-Morales is an associate professor of psychology at Claremont Graduate University. Her research has been funded with scholarships and grants, including a prestigious Fulbright scholarship and funding from the Canadian Foundation for Innovation. Her studies involve the disciplines of occupational health psychology and positive organizational psychology that focus on stress, work-life issues, victimization, incivility and civility, and positive organizational interventions to enhance well-being and performance.

She is associate editor of Work & Stress Journal, and her research has been published in some of the world’s top-ranked psychology outlets such as Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Work & Stress, and Journal of Organizational Behavior. In addition, she serves on the editorial boards of Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Stress & Health, Anxiety, Stress & Coping, and Occupational Health Science. She has been recently awarded the 2017 best paper award from the European Journal of Work and Organisational Psychology for her research on respite workplace interventions to foster employee well-being.

González-Morales has more than 10 years of experience consulting for organizations from different sectors (i.e., government, healthcare, hospitality, non-for profit, energy, and manufacturing). During the last seven years, as executive director of Organization & Management Solutions, she has led more than 20 consulting projects in diverse areas of practice: competency modeling as well as recruitment and selection systems, organizational development and change, needs analysis, performance management systems, engagement surveys, leadership, and team development and training.

Co-authored with G. Ewles, et al. “Severing the Trauma-PTSD Connection with First Responders: The Role of Personal Social Support Networks.” In Handbook of post-traumatic stress: Psychosocial, cultural and biological perspectives, edited by R. Ricciardelli, et al. New York: Taylor & Francis, 2019.

“A more feminine scholarship: Relational practice for setting a good example.” Academy of Management Learning & Education, Special Issue: Rhythms of Academic Life: Frost and Taylor 20 Years on 18, no. 2 (2019): 302-05.

Co-authored with M.C. Kernan, et al. “Defeating Abusive Supervision: Training Supervisors to Support Subordinates.” Journal of Occupational Health Psychology 23, no. 2 (2018): 151.

Co-authored with J.A. Gruman and M.N. Lumley. “Incorporating Balance: Challenges and Opportunities for Positive Psychology.” Canadian Psychology/Psychologie Canadienne 59, no 1 (2018): 54.

Co-authored with A. Steidle, et al. “Energizing respites from work: a randomized controlled study on respite interventions.” European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology 26, no. 5 (2017): 650-62.

Co-authored with P. Neves. “When stressors make you work: Mechanisms Linking Challenge Stressors to Performance.” Work & Stress. An International Journal of Work, Health & Organisations 29 (2015): 213-29.

Occupational Health Psychology