Tammy D. Allen

Tammy D. Allen is Distinguished University Professor at the University of South Florida. Her research is focused on individual, organizational, and societal factors that relate to employee work-family experiences, career development, and wellbeing. She is the author of over 130 peer-reviewed journal articles. Her books include Designing Workplace Mentoring Programs: An Evidence-Based Approach with Lisa Finkelstein and Mark Poteet, and The Oxford Handbook of Work and Family with Lillian Eby. Dr. Allen has received multiple awards for her research including the 2013 Best Paper Award from Personnel Psychology and the 2021 Schmidt-Hunter Meta-Analysis Award from the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology. Based on Google Scholar her work has been cited over 37,000 times. She has been funded by multiple agencies including the National Science Foundation, the Society for Human Resource Management, and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Current funded projects include investigation of work-family boundary management and remote work. 


Dr. Allen has held a variety of elected service roles, including president of the Society of Industrial and Organizational Psychology. She has been a visiting scholar at University of New South Wales, University of Coimbra, University of Canterbury, and University of Tasmania, among others. In 2019 she was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of Neuchâtel, Switzerland. She is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, the American Psychological Association, and the Association for Psychological Science.