About the Author
Lillian Turner de Tormes Eby (Ph.D., University of Tennessee), Professor of Psychology at the University of Georgia (UGA), has published over 80 scholarly journal articles and book chapters on a variety of industrial and organizational psychology topics. Her research has been published in scholarly outlets such as the Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, and Journal of Management. She has also co-edited two books with her long-time friend and collaborator, Tammy Allen, The Blackwell handbook of mentoring: A multiple perspectives approach and the present volume. Her current research interest centers on the positive and negative aspects of mentoring relationships, stress and burnout at work, and the intersection of work and family life. She serves on the editorial board of several scholarly journals and is past Associate Editor of Personnel Psychology. Currently she is the Principal Investigator on three multi-year, multi-million dollar research grants from the National Institute on Drug Abuse (a division of the National Institutes of Health) to study workforce development issues and organizational innovation in substance abuse treatment organizations. She is a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the American Psychological Association, and the Institute for Behavioral Research at UGA.Tammy D. Allen is Professor of Psychology at the University of South Florida. She is a Fellow of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology and the American Psychological Association. 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, mentoring relationships, career development, organizational citizenship, and occupational health. She is the author of over 100 scholarly book chapters and peer reviewed articles that have been published in a variety of journals, including Journal of Applied Psychology, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Journal of Management, and Journal of Organizational Behavior. Her research has received best paper awards from organizations such as the Academy of Management and the Society for Training and Development. She is a recipient of the Academy of Management Mentoring Legacy Award, which recognizes scholars whose work has been germinal to the research and study of mentoring. Her previous books include, The Blackwell Handbook of Mentoring: A Multiple Perspectives Approach (co-edited with Lillian Eby) and Designing Workplace Mentoring Programs: An Evidence-Based Approach (co-authored with Lisa Finkelstein and Mark Poteet). 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 Journal of Management, Personnel Psychology, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Human Performance, and Journal of Organizational Behavior.