University of California
Christina Maslach, PhD

Christina Maslach, PhD

Department of Psychology
Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education
University of California
Berkeley, CA 94720-1500
Christina Maslach web page
Creative Achievements
• 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
• Health psychology
• Gender roles
Key Publications
• 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]
• Social Psychology
• Introductory Psychology
• 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