Lauren E. Kuykendall

Lauren E. Kuykendall

Lauren E. Kuykendall

Assistant Professor

Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Industrial/Organizational Psychology: Worker well-being; worker health; work-life issues; leisure; emotions; positive worker characteristics; work stress and stress management; gender and well-being.

Dr. Kuykendall received her Ph.D. in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Purdue University in 2015. Her research focuses on understanding the activities and malleable characteristics that promote worker well-being. The primary focus of her current research is understanding when and how leisure activities promote worker well-being.

Selected Publications

Kuykendall, L., Tay, L., & Ng, V. (2015). Leisure engagement and subjective well-being: A meta-analysis, Psychological Bulletin, 141, 364-403.

Tay, L., Ng, V., Kuykendall, L., Diener, E. (2014). Demographics and worker well-being: An empirical review using representative data from the United States and across the world. In P. L. Perrewé, J. Halbesleben, & C. C. Rosen (Eds.), Research in Occupational Stress and Well-Being Volume 12, 235-283.

Tay, L, & Kuykendall, L. (2013). Promoting happiness: Malleability of individual and societal-level happiness. International Journal of Psychology, 48, 159-176.

Dissertations Supervised

Lydia Craig, Understanding Men’s Utilization of Paid Parental Leave: A Competing Identities Perspective (2021)

Ze Zhu, Clarifying the Construct of Supervisor Support for Recovery and its Impacts on Employee Recovery Experiences (2021)

Ho Kwan Cheung, What She Expects When Expecting: Effects of Pregnancy Disclosure on Women's Meta-perecptions and Perceived Leader-member Exchange (2018)