M Gloria Gonzalez Morales

M. Gloria González-Morales is an Assistant Professor in the Psychology Department at the University of Guelph. She got her Psychology Degree at Universidad de La Laguna (Canary Islands, Spain). Gloria completed her dissertation, awarded with the European PhD (Doctor Europaea), in 2006 at University of Valencia (Spain) in the Work and Organizational Psychology Interuniversity Doctoral Program. In 2007, she moved to Virginia (USA) to do research as a Fulbright Visiting Scholar at George Mason University for two years. Gloria was a postdoctoral researcher at University of Delaware for a year before starting at University of Guelph on May 2010.

The overarching goal of Gloria's research is to provide empirical evidence guiding the effective and positive management of occupational health and performance in organizations. Her research involves the disciplines of Occupational Health Psychology and Positive Organizational Psychology. Gloria's early interest on the study of work stress was focused on the interaction between coping styles and the interactive effects of gender. Her current research deals with the positive nature of our psychological beings (e.g., engagement, positive spill over, savouring) and its relationship with our health and performance.

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