Employee well-being, career decision-making, friendship, leisure
Lydia Craig graduated from Macalester College (St Paul, MN) in 2016 with a background in Psychology and Neuroscience. She started at Mason in 2016 in the I/O program working under Dr. Lauren Kuykendall. Lydia is interested in work-nonwork issues and worker well-being. Her research is focused on understanding the work and nonwork experiences that promote well-being and the barriers that prevent people from engaging in them. She is interested in identifying appropriate methodological and statistical approaches to answer research questions. Her work has recently been published in the Journal of Vocational Behavior and the Journal of Organizational Behavior.
In the Psychology Department, Lydia has been a teaching assistant for Research Methods and has instructed Intro to I/O Psychology. She has been a TA and lead instructor for Honors 110, an interdisciplinary research method that aims to introduce first semester students to college-level research and writing. Lydia enjoys helping students become more savvy and critical consumers of information.