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Tammy D. Allen

Tammy D. Allen

Tammy D. Allen


Office: PCD 4122
Phone: 813/974-0484



Tammy D. Allen joined the faculty at USF after receiving her doctoral degree from the University of Tennessee in 1996. She is a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the American Psychological Association, and the Association for Psychological Science. Her research centers on individual and organizational factors that relate to employee career development and employee well-being at both work and home. Specific interests include work-family issues, career development, mentoring relationships, organizational citizenship, mindfulness, and occupational health. She is the author of over 90 peer-reviewed articles that have been published in a variety of journals, including Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Psychological Bulletin, Journal of Vocational Behavior, and Journal of Management. Her research has received best paper awards from organizations such as the Academy of Management and the Society for Training and Development.

Tammy is co-author of Designing Workplace Mentoring Programs: An Evidence-based Approach, co-editor of The Blackwell Handbook of Mentoring: A Multiple Perspectives Approach, co-editor of Personal Relationships at Work: The Effect of Positive and Negative Work Relationships on Employee Attitudes, Behavior, and Well-being, and co-editor of the forthcoming Oxford Handbook of Work and Family. She is Associate Editor for the Journal of Applied Psychology, past Associate Editor of the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, and has served on the editorial boards of a variety of journals. She has taught courses and given invited talks in Australia, Canada, China, England, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, Puerto Rico, Spain, and Turkey.

Tammy is currently President of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology.  Follow her on Twitter (@TammyDAllen).


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We have multiple on-going research projects on the topics of mindfulness in the workplace, work-family issues, mentoring and career development, and organizational citizenship. If you are interested in participating in one of our studies as an individual or as an organizational collaborator, please feel free to contact Tammy at

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