Education & Experience

Education:

  • B.S., Organic Chemistry, University of California at Berkeley
  • M.A., Industrial-Organizational Psychology, University of Connecticut
  • Ph.D., Industrial-Organizational Psychology, University of Connecticut

Instructor (2003-2005):

  • Psychology Department, University of Connecticut
  • Psychology Department, University of New Haven
  • Business Administration Department, University of Connecticut
  • Psychology Department, Eastern Connecticut State University

Assistant Professor (2006-2013)

  • Psychology Department, San Diego State University

Associate Professor (2013-present)

  • Psychology Department, San Diego State University

Director of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activities (2017-2019)

  • Division of Graduate and Research Affairs, San Diego State University
Lisa Kath

Selected Publications

(underlined names are student co-authors)

Shuman, C. J., Ehrhart, M., Torres, E., Veliz, P., Kath, L.M., Powers, K., Banaszak-Holl, J., Titler, M., and Aarons, G. (In press). EBP implementation leadership of frontline nurse managers: Validation of the Implementation Leadership Scale (ILS) in acute care. Worldviews on Evidence-Based Nursing.

Burlison, J.D., Quillivan, R.R., Kath, L.M., Zhou, Y., Courtney, S.C., Bowlin, M.E., Cheng, C., & Hoffman, J.M.  (in press). A multilevel analysis of a U.S. hospital patient safety culture database.  Journal of Patient Safety. DOI: 10.1097/PTS.0000000000000336

Kath, L.M., Bulger, C.A., Holzworth, R.J., & Galleta, J.A.  (2014). Judgments of sexual harassment court case summaries.  Journal of Business and Psychology, 29(4), 705-723.

McGonagle, A.K., Walsh, B.M., Kath, L.M. , & Morrow, S.L.  (2014) Civility norms, safety climate, and safety outcomes: A preliminary investigation. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 19(4), 437-452.

Kath, L.M., Stichler, J.F., Ehrhart, M.G., & Sievers, A.  (2013).  Relative importance of predictors of nurse manager stress: A dominance analysis of potential stressors.  International Journal of Nursing Studies, 50, 1474-1480.

Kath, L.M., Stichler, J.F., & Ehrhart, M.G.  (2012).  Moderators of the negative outcomes of nurse manager stress.  Journal of Nursing Administration, 42(4), 215-221.

Kath, L.M., Magley, V.J., & Marmet, M.  (2010).  The role of organizational trust in safety climate’s influence on organizational outcomes.  Accident Analysis and Prevention, 42(5), 1488-1497.

Selected Presentations

(underlined names are student co-authors)

Johnson, R.A., Eschleman, K., & Kath, L.M. (2020, June). Transformational leadership and safety performance: Testing a felt obligation model. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Austin, TX. (Conference canceled)

Kath, L.M., Ampo, C., & Deal, J.J. (2019, November). An exploration of lunch break pressures and perceptions as predictors of workplace outcomes. Paper presented at the biannual Work, Stress, and Health conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Ampo, C., Kath, L.M., Stichler, J.F., Ehrhart, M.G., & Gates, M. (2019, April). Using relative weights analysis to determine the most important stressors for nurse managers. Poster presented at the Western Psychological Association conference, Pasadena, CA.

Abbott, D.R. & Kath, L.M.  (2018, April).  Relative importance of structural empowerment dimensions predicting nursing outcomes.  Poster presented at the annual conference of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Chicago, IL.

Duncan, Z. & Kath, L.M.  (2017, June).  Safety cynicism: Validation of a new construct.  Paper presented at the biannual Work, Stress, and Health conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Moss, J.J., Kath, L.M., McGonagle, A.K., & Bauerle, T.J. (2015, May). The effects of agreement and discrepancy between espoused and enacted safety norms on safety outcomes. Interactive panel paper to be presented at the biannual Work, Stress and Health Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Classes Taught at SDSU

  • Introduction to Industrial-Organizational Psychology (Psy 319), San Diego State University
  • Personnel and Industrial Psychology (Psy 320), San Diego State University
  • Organizational Psychology (Psy 321) San Diego State University
  • Research Orientation (Psy 600), San Diego State University
  • Advanced Topics in Organizational Psychology (Psy 622), San Diego State University
  • Advanced Topics in Personnel Psychology (Psy 721), San Diego State University

Selected Professional Service

  • Associate Editor, Occupational Health Science, Fall 2019 – present
  • Editorial Board, Journal of Business and Psychology, September 2014 – present
  • Editorial Board, Occupational Health Science, Summer 2016 – present
  • President, Society for Occupational Health Psychology (SOHP), January 2016 – December 2017
  • Co-chair, SIOP Visibility Committee’s Students & Academia subcommittee, August 2018 – present
  • Member, SIOP Program Committee, September 2005 – present