Leslie B. Hammer, PhD

Leslie B. Hammer, PhD

Leslie B. Hammer, PhD

Professor in the Department of Psychology, Portland State University

Dr. Hammer's research focuses on ways in which organizations can help reduce work and family stress and improve positive spillover by facilitating both formal and informal workplace supports. Dr. Hammer is the Director of the Center for Work-Family Stress, Safety, and Health, funded by a grant from the National Institute for Child Health and Human Development and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Dr. Hammer is also the Director of the Occupational Health Psychology graduate training program at Portland State University that is funded through a training program grant from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. She is a Past President of the Society for Occupational Health Psychology (SOHP). Dr. Hammer is currently serving as an Associate Editor for the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology and also serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Management, Journal of Business and Psychology, the Journal of Managerial Psychology, and the Psychologist-Manager Journal. She has published numerous articles on work and family in such publications as the Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Journal of Vocational Behavior, Journal of Family Issues, Human Resource Planning, and Journal of Marriage and the Family and co-wrote a book with Dr. Margaret Neal entitled Working Couples Caring for Children and Aging Couples: Effects on Work and Well-Being.