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Jennifer Giancola, Ph.D.



Ph.D. in Organizational Psychology, Saint Louis University, 1999  M.S.(R.) in Organizational Psychology, Saint Louis University, 1997
B.S. in Psychology and a Certificate in Business Administration, Saint Louis University, 1993

Research Interests

Burnout, occupational stress, and physician mentoring

Publications and Media Placements

Giancola, J., Whitman, B., & Wilmott, R. W. (Oct., 2020). Establishing a mentoring culture within the department: The role of the chair. The Journal of Pediatrics, 225(e3), 4-7.

Giancola, J., Van Groningen, A., Jansen, A. E., Chatterjee, A., Mulloy, L. L., Palmer, C. & Lawson, M. A. (2020). Mentor vs. mentee perceptions of career mentoring partnerships and work outcomes: A multi-institutional study of faculty mentoring programs. MedEdPublish. Doi: 10.15694/mep.2019.000221.2 

Giancola, J., Guillot, M., Chatterjee, A., Bleckman, A., & Hoyme, H. E. (June, 2018). Evaluation of a Formal Pediatric Faculty Mentorship Program.  S. D. Medicine, 71(6), 256-262.

K. Giancola, J. M., Heaney, M. S., Metzger, A. J., & Whitman, B. (July, 2016). An Organizational Development Approach to Implementing Mentoring Partnerships: Best Practices from Physician Programs. Consulting Psychology Journal: Research & Practice, 68(3), 208-221.

K. Giancola, J. M. (2014). Administering a Prison Higher Education Program: Personal Transformation and Professional Insight. Saint Louis University Public Law Review, 33(2), 343-352.

Murray, T., Wunderlich, R. J., Palmer, J. L., Kohler Giancola, & J. M., Shaw, J. (May, 2014). An Academic Service Partnership to Promote and Support RN's Return to School. Journal of Nursing Education, 53(5), 291-294.

Cropf, R, Kohler Giancola, J. M., Loutzenhiser, K. K. (2011). Case Study Textbook for Nontraditional and In-Service Students in Public Administration. Contract with Pearson Longman Publishing.

K. Giancola, J. M., Grawitch, M., & Borchert, D. (2009, May). Dealing with the Stress of College: A Model for Adult Students. Adult Education Quarterly, 59(3), 246-263.

K. Giancola, J. M., Munz, D. C., & Trares, S. (2008). First- vs. Continuing-Generation Nontraditional Students on College Perceptions: Are Differences Actually Because of Demographic Variance? Adult Education Quarterly, 58(3), 214-228.

Kohler, J. M., & Cropf, R. (Spring/Summer, 2007). Creating an Accelerated Joint BA-MPA Degree Program for Adult Learners. Journal of Public Affairs Education, 13(2), 371-389.

Grawitch, M. J., Trares, S., & Kohler, J. M. (2007). Healthy workplace practices and employee outcomes. International Journal of Stress Management, 14(3), 275-293.

Kohler, J. M., Munz, D. C., & Grawitch, M. (2006). Test of a dynamic stress model for organizational change: Do males and females require different models? Applied Psychology: An International Review, 55(2), 168-191.

Kohler, J. M. & Munz, D. C. (Winter, 2006). Combining individual and organizational stress interventions: An organizational development approach. Consulting Psychology Journal: Research and Practice, 58(1), 1-12.

Munz, D. C., Kohler, J. M., & Greenberg, C. I. (2001).  Effectiveness of a Comprehensive Stress Management Program: Combining Organizational and Individual Interventions.  International Journal of Stress Management, 8(1), 49-62.

Munz, D. C., & Kohler, J. M. (1997).  Do worksite stress management programs attract the employees who need them and are they effective?  International Journal of Stress Management, 4(1), 1-11.

Honors and Awards

2018, Saint Louis University Provost Office Research Leave Award
2015, Best Faculty Poster Presentation, American College of Physicians Georgia Chapter
2014, YWCA Women in Leadership Award
2014, Saint Louis University Women of the Year Award
2014, 2006, 2003, Saint Louis University Summer Research Grants
2013, Naming of the SPS Student Lounge
2007, Saint Louis University Beaumont Grant
2004, SPS Faculty Service Award
2001, SPS Faculty Mentoring Award

Professional Organizations and Associations

St. Louis Organizational Development Network (2011-Present)
Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology (1999-Present)
American Psychological Association (1994-Present)

Community Work and Service

Facilitator, Strategic and Operational Planning 
Consultant, Implementation of Corporate, Faculty and Physician Mentoring Programs
Trainer, Stress Management and Leadership Development