Lillian Eby, Ph.D.
Director, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research
Professor, Department of Psychology I/O
Distinguished Scholar, Owens Institute for Behavioral Research
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Lillian has been a faculty member in the Industrial-Organizational Psychology Program at UGA since 1996 and was appointed Director of OIBR in 2013. In her role as Director she provides strategic direction for the Institute, advocates for social and behavioral science research at UGA and externally she implements innovative programs to enhance grants administration and interdisciplinary research at UGA. She also oversees the OIBR Grantsmanship Development Program, leads faculty retreats, chairs the OIBR Executive Committee, interfaces with the Vice President for Research, Deans, Department Heads, and Faculty, and serves as an advocate for faculty affiliated with OIBR. Dr. Eby’s own scholarship focuses on occupational health psychology, organizational mentoring, and the intersection of work and family life. She has published over 100 peer-reviewed articles and co-edited 3 books, and has a longstanding history of grant support from the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation.