Department of Psychology
Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-1500
Christina Maslach web page
One of the pioneering researchers on job burnout.
Author of the Maslach Burnout Inventory (MBI), the most widely used research measure in the burnout field.
Co-author of an organizational intervention program for dealing with job burnout.
Current Research Interests
Job burnout syndrome
Individuation and social influence
Maslach C, Schaufeli WB, Leiter MP. 2001. Job burnout. In: Fiske ST, Schacter DL, Zahn-Waxler C, editors. Annual Review of Psychology. Vol. 52, p 397-422 .
Maslach C. 2001. What have we learned about burnout and health? Psychology and Health 16:607-11.
Leiter MP, Maslach C. 2000. Preventing burnout and building engagement: a complete program for organizational renewal. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass.
Leiter MP, Maslach C. 2000. Burnout and health. In: Baum A, Revenson T, Singer J, editors. Handbook of health psychology. Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Erlbaum. p 415-26.
Maslach C, Goldberg J. 1998. Prevention of burnout: new perspectives. Applied and Preventive Psychology 7:63-74.
Maslach C, Leiter MP. 1997. The truth about burnout. San Francisco, CA: Jossey-Bass. [Translated into Dutch, Swedish, Japanese, Chinese, Italian, German]
Psychology of Gender
Professor of the Year (research and doctoral university), Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) and the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, Washington DC, 1997
Journal of Organizational Behavior Best Paper Award for 1994 (for "Psychological health and involvement in interpersonally demanding occupations: A longitudinal perspective"), 1995
Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (citation: "For groundbreaking work on the applications of social psychology to contemporary problems"), 1991
Public and University Service
Chair, Academic Senate, University of California, Berkeley, 2000
Vice-Chair, Academic Senate, University of California, Berkeley, 1999-2000
Editorial Board, Psychology, Health & Medicine, 1995-present
Scientific Advisor, Center for AIDS Prevention Studies, University of California, San Francisco, 1995-present
Faculty Assistant on the Status of Women, University of California, Berkeley, 1993-1998