Author - Christina Maslach

Christina Maslach is Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education and Professor of Psychology at the University of California at Berkeley. She has conducted research in a numberous areas in social and health psychology, however, she is best known as one of the pioneering researchers on job burnout, and the author of the Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI), the most widely used research measure in the burnout field. In addition to numerous articles, her books include Burnout: The Cost of Caring; the co-edited volume, Professional Burnout: Recent Developments in Theory and Research (with Wilmar Schaufeli); and three books co-authored with Michael Leiter: The Truth About Burnout, Preventing Burnout and Building Engagement: A Complete Program for Organizational Renewal, and Banishing Burnout: Six Strategies for Improving Your Relationship with Work In 1997, Christina was named "Professor of the Year,” by the Carnegie Foundation and the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE). Her other honors include the presidency of the Western Psychological Association, the Distinguished Teaching Award and the Social Sciences Service Award from the University of California at Berkeley, and selection as a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. Prior to her current positions at Berkeley, Christina served as Chair and Vice-Chair of the Faculty Senate at Berkeley.


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