Haley Cobb, Assistant Professor 

Headshot of Dr. Haley Cobb
Office: 203 Audubon Hall 
Department of Psychology
Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA 70803
Email: hrcobb@lsu.edu 

Dr. Cobb will be accepting students for Fall 2024. 

Research Interests

  • Work-nonwork interface
  • Employee well-being
  • Boundary management
  • Open science

Dr. Cobb is an industrial-organizational psychologist who focuses on occupational health psychology. Her research centers around the work-nonwork interface and employee well-being. Specifically, Dr. Cobb’s research aims to understand how workers differentiate their personal and professional lives to promote health, productivity, and fulfillment, with consideration for the unhealthy and/or oppressive environments that workers may find themselves in. Additionally, she uses open science and a variety of qualitative and quantitative research methods, including systematic reviews and meta-analyses.


  • 2023, PhD,  Industrial-Organizational Psychology, Saint Louis University
  • 2016, MS,  Experimental Psychology, Villanova University 
  • 2013, BA, Psychology, The University of Tulsa

Representative Publications

Murphy, L.D., Cobb, H.R., Rudolph, C.W., & Zacher, H. (2022). Commuting demands and appraisals: A systematic review and meta-analysis of strain and wellbeing outcomes. Organizational Psychology Review.

Thomas, C. L., Murphy, L. M., Strasburg, A. E., Billeaud, M. B., & Cobb, H. R.(2022). Supported here and supported there: Understanding family-supportive supervisor behaviors in a telework context. Community, Work & Family. 

Cobb, H. R., Murphy, L. D., Thomas, C. L., Katz, I. M., & Rudolph, C. W. (2022). Measuring boundaries and borders: A taxonomy of work-nonwork boundary management scales. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 137. 

Castille, C. M., Cobb, H. R., Siegel, J. A., & Thomas, C. L. (2022). Opening up: Tips for fostering belongingness in our scholarly communities while encouraging open science. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 60(1), 12-16.

Cobb, H. R., & Thomas, C. L. (2022). Talking about reproducibility in ReproducibiliTea. The Industrial-Organizational Psychologist, 59(4), 86-90.

Thomas, C. L., Johnson, L. U., Cornelius, A. M., Cobb, H. R., Murphy, L. D., & Vega, D. M. (2022). Incivility begets incivility: Understanding the relationship between experienced and enacted incivility with customers over time. Journal of Business and Psychology

Galtieri, L. R., Cobb, H. R., O’Gorman, E. T., & Kurtz, J. E. (2021). Object relations functioning in a community adult sample: Further construct validation and norms for the SCORS-G. Psychoanalytic Psychology

Thomas, C. L., Murphy, L. D., Van Egdom, D., & Cobb, H. R.(2020). Supporting employee lactation: Do U.S. workplace lactation benefit mandates align with evidence-based practice? Saint Louis University Journal of Health Law and Policy, 14(1). 115-138. 

Murphy, L. D., Thomas, C. L., Cobb, H. R., & Hartman, A. E. (2020). A review of LGBTQ+ work-family interface: What do we know and where do we go from here? Journal of Organizational Behavior. 1-23.