Tammy Allen

Tammy Allen

Distinguished University Professor


Office: PCD 4122
Phone: 813/974-0484
Lab: PCD 3112



Tammy D. Allen is Distinguished University Professor within the department of psychology.

Dr. Allen’s work over the past 20 years has focused on important topics that touch the lives of most adult members of society (e.g., how do individuals simultaneously manage their work and family roles and how can organizations help; what are the contributors to individual career growth and development such as mentoring relationships; and what aspects of work impact employee and family wellbeing).

She has over 180 peer-reviewed journal articles, books, and book chapters. Her work has been cited over 40,000 times, has received multiple awards, and has been featured by a variety of media outlets. She has shared her research and teaching as a visiting scholar and guest speaker at universities and organizations across the world. Dr. Allen is currently the co-PI on several studies funded by the National Science Foundation that examine remote work, boundary management, and technology.

Dr. Allen served as President of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) (2013-2014) and as President of the Society for Occupational Health Psychology (2018-2019). She is an elected Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Association for Psychological Science, American Psychological Association (APA), and the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. She currently serves on the APA Board of Scientific Affairs and Council of Representatives and the SIOP Executive Board.

Dr. Allen is the 2021 recipient of the Herbert Heneman Jr. Award for Career Achievement from the Human Resources Division of the Academy of Management. In 2019 she was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland. She is also the recipient of the Outstanding Graduate Faculty Mentor Award from the University of South Florida; among other honors. She holds a B.A. from California State University (Fullerton), and a doctorate from the University of Tennessee.


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We have on-going research projects on the topics of remote work, work-family issues, career development, and occupational health. If you are interested in supporting and/or participating in one of our studies as an individual or as an organizational collaborator, please feel free to email Tammy.

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