Maura Mills

Assistant Professor of Management


Phone: 205-348-8921
Email: mjmills@culverhouse.ua.edu
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Focus and Current Research

Work-Family/Work-Life Interface

Gender In the Workplace

Employee Attitudes and Well-Being


Ph.D., Kansas State University

M.S., Kansas State University

B.A.s., Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts

Honors Achievements & Affiliations

Dr. Maura Mills has published more than 20 articles in peer-refereed journals such as Human Relations, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, International Journal of Human Resource Management, and Gender in Management, among others. She has also authored several chapters, and recently compiled an edited book (Gender and the Work-Family Experience: An Intersection of Two Domains; Springer Publishing), which has received wide praise. She is an active member of various professional organizations, including Academy of Management (AOM), Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology (SIOP), and Work and Family Researchers' Network (WFRN), as well as a founding member of the Global Organization for Humanitarian Work Psychology (GOHWP), and Co-Founder of the WFRN Special Interest Group 'Work-Family and Gender.' She is also an active member of the SIOP Membership Committee, and serves as a regular reviewer for various journals and conferences.

Selected Publications

Mills, M. J., & Fullagar, C. J. (2017). Engagement within occupational trainees: Individual difference predictors and commitment outcome.  Journal of Vocational Behavior, 98, 35-45.  

Mills, M. J., & Grotto, A. R. (2017). Who can have it all and how? An empirical examination of gender and work-life considerations among senior executives. Gender in Management: An International Journal, 32, 82-97.

Matthews, R. A., Mills, M. J., Trout, R., & English, L. (2014).  Family-supportive supervisor behaviors, work engagement, and subjective well-being: A contextually dependent mediated process. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 19, 168-181.

Mills, M. J., Matthews, R. A., Henning, J. B., & Woo, V. A. (2014).  Family-supportive organizations and supervisors: How do they influence employee outcomes and for whom? International Journal of Human Resource Management, 25, 1763-1785.

Culbertson, S. S., Mills, M. J., & Fullagar, C. J.  (2012). Work engagement and work-family facilitation: Making homes happier through positive affective spillover. Human Relations, 65, 1155-1177.

Mills, M. J., Culbertson, S. S., & Fullagar, C. J.  (2012). Conceptualizing and measuring engagement: An analysis of the Utrecht Work Engagement Scale. Journal of Happiness Studies, 13, 519-545

Culbertson, S. S., Fullagar, C. J., & Mills, M. J.  (2010). Feeling good and doing great: The relationship between psychological capital and well-being.  Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 15, 421-433.