My research program studies the well-being of workers, defined broadly to include psychological, affective, physiological, and familial effects.
Early work examined the role of mood and affect at work including specific types of affective events—events associated with workplace aggression and sexual harassment. Another stream examined emotional labor, or affect displayed on the job in accordance with role expectations.
More recently, my research has moved into the area of micro-interventions, or small practices to improve work life. These interventions are primarily focused around testing activities aimed to provide greater reflection and intentionality at work including positive reflection interventions and mindfulness interventions.