Lauren Murphy

Research Fellow

Department of Environmental Health

Department of Environmental Health

401 Park Drive
Landmark Center, 3rd Floor East, Area 49
Boston, Massachusetts 02215

Education

Ph.D., Industrial/Organizational Psychology, 2011, Portland State University, Portland, OR.

M.S., Industrial/Organizational Psychology, 2009, Portland State University, Portland, OR.

B.S., Psychology, 2004, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. Summa cum laude, honors in Psychology, minor in Sociology, graduate of the Commonwealth College Honors Program.

Experience

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (November 2011 – Present)

  • Liberty Mutual-Harvard Program in Occupational Safety and Health with Drs. Yueng-hsiang (Emily) Huang, Michelle Robertson, and Jack Dennerlein
  • Harvard University, Boston, MA
  • Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA

Research Assistant (February 2010 – March 2011)

  • Safety Climate Project for the Trucking Industry with Drs. Dov Zohar, Yueng-hsiang (Emily) Huang, and Michelle Robertson
  • Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA

Research Assistant (September 2006 – October 2011)

  • The Center for Work-Family Stress, Safety and Health (CSFSSH) with Drs. Leslie Hammer and Ellen Kossek
  • Portland State University, Portland, OR

Job Analysis Consultant (September 2008 – June 2009)

  • PacifiCorp, Portland, OR

American Society for Safety Engineers Research Fellow (June 2008 – September 2008)

  • Liberty Mutual Research Institute for Safety, Hopkinton, MA

Research Consultant (August 2007 – February 2009)

  • City of Portland Water Bureau, Portland, OR

Assessor (December 2007)

  • Personnel Board of Jefferson County, Birmingham, AL

Data Collector (June 2007)

  • Portland State University, Portland, OR

Publications

Huang, Y-H., Zhang, W., Murphy, L., Shi, G., & Lin, Y. Attitudes and behavior of Chinese drivers regarding seatbelt use. Manuscript accepted to Accident Analysis & Prevention.

Kelly, E. L., Kossek, E. E., Hammer, L. B., Durham, M., Bray, J., Chermack, K., Murphy, L. A., & Kaskubar, D. (2009). Getting there from here: Research on the effects of work-family initiatives on work-family conflict and business outcomes. In J. P. Walsh & A. P. Brief (Eds.), Academy of Management Annals, (Vol. 2, pp. 305-349). New York: Routledge.

Kirkorian, H. L., Pempek, T. A., Murphy, L. A., Schmidt, M. E., & Anderson, D. R. The impact of background television on parent-child interaction. Child Development, 80(5), 1350-1359.

Murphy, L. A., Robertson, M. M, & Huang, Y-H. The development of a conceptual model regarding the role of social modeling in safety behavior: An integrated literature review. Manuscript accepted to Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science.

Presentations and Papers at Professional Meetings

Drown, D., Murphy, L., Hahn, D., Burlacu, G., Wang, M., & Shi, J. Effects of supervisory humor style on P-O fit and emotional exhaustion. Poster presented at the Work, Stress, and Health Conference, Puerto Rico, November 2009.

Huang, Y-H., Zohar, D., Robertson, M., Lee, J., Garabet, A., & Murphy, L. Development and validation of a safety climate scale for the trucking industry. Poster to be presented at the annual international meeting of the Ergonomics and Human Factor Conference, Blackpool, UK, April, 2012.

Huang, Y-H., Zohar, D., Robertson, M., Murphy, L., Garabet, A., Gray, G., & Powell, R. Safety climate for mobile lone workers (truck drivers). Presentation as part of a symposium at the Work, Stress, and Health Conference, Orlando, FL, May 2011.

Kirkorian, H. L., Murphy, L. A., Pempek, T. A., Anderson, D. R., & Evans, M. E. The impact of background television on parent-child interaction. Poster presented at the Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting, Atlanta, GA, April 2005.

Murphy, L. A., Hammer, L. B., & Kossek, E. E. A macroergonomics approach examining work-family conflict and employee safety. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Diego, CA, April 2012.

Murphy, L. A., Hammer, L., Wang, M., & Shi, J. Work recovery as a moderator of the burnout-psychological well-being relationship. Presentation as part of a symposium at the Work, Stress, and Health Conference, Puerto Rico, November 2009.

Murphy, L. A., Hammer, L. B., Wang, M., & Shi, J. Exploring relationships between work-family conflict, psychological detachment, and work engagement. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, New Orleans, LA, April 2009.

Murphy, L. A., Hammer, L. B., Wang, M., & Shi, J. The effects of psychological detachment on work-family conflict and burnout. Presentation as part of a symposium at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, San Francisco, CA, April 2008.

Murphy, L. A., Robertson, M., & Huang, Y-H. An integrated literature review regarding social modeling and safety behavior. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada, August 2009.

Sears, L. E., Murphy, L. A., Sinclair, R. R., Davidson, S. B., & Wang, M. Insufficient staffing missed breaks, overtime, and safe nursing care delivery. Paper presented at the Work, Stress, and Health Conference, Washington, D.C., March 2008.

Zhan, Y., Liu, S., Murphy, L., Wang, M., & Bodner, T. Predicting retirement decision: A meta-analytic review. Paper awarded one of the best accepted papers presented at the annual meeting of the Academy of Management, Chicago, IL, August 2009.