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Who are we?

OHP Data Centre Research Team:


Dr. Kevin Kelloway

Saint Mary's University, Halifax

Dr. Kevin Kelloway is the Canada Research Chair in Occupational Health Psychology and Professor of Organizational Psychology at Saint Mary’s University.  A prolific researcher, he has published over 200 articles and book chapters and has authored/edited 14 books.  He has been elected a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science, the Canadian Psychological Association, the International Association for Applied Psychology and the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and has been recognized as a Scientist-Practitioner (SIOP), for Distinguished Contributions to I/O Psychology (C-SIOP) and for being a Distinguished Psychologist in Management (SPIM).  His research focuses on occupational health psychology, leadership, occupational health and safety and the management of human resources. As a consultant he advises both private and public sector clients in these areas.


Dr. Stephanie Gilbert

Cape Breton University

Dr. Stephanie Gilbert is an Assistant Professor of Organizational Management in the Shannon School of Business at Cape Breton University. She earned a PhD in Industrial-Organizational Psychology from Saint Mary’s University, a Master of Science in Health and Rehabilitation Sciences from Western University, and a BA (Honours) in Psychology and Business Administration from Wilfrid Laurier University. Dr. Gilbert has worked with a variety of industries including healthcare, non-profit, for-profit, and start-up businesses. She has applied her psychological and health sciences backgrounds to design evidence-based business solutions and to develop and validate organizational assessment tools.  Dr. Gilbert’s research activities focus on occupational and personal stress in the workplace, employee health and well-being, organizational leadership, and motivation at work. She teaches in the areas of leadership and organizational behaviour.


Dr. Jane Mullen

Mount Allison University

Dr. Jane Mullen is a Professor in the Department of Commerce, Ron Joyce Centre for Business Studies at Mount Allison University. She received her Ph.D. in Business Administration (Management) from the Sobey School of Business, Saint Mary’s University. Dr. Mullen’s research interests include leadership, occupational health and safety, and the impact of job demands/resources on employee health and well-being. She has implemented and empirically evaluated workplace leadership interventions aimed at improving safety leadership capacity within organizations. Dr. Mullen teaches in the areas of Organizational Behaviour, Human Resources Management and Occupational Health and Safety.


Dr. Jennifer Dimoff

University of Ottawa

Dr. Dimoff is an Assistant Professor in Organizational Behaviour and Human Resource Management at the Telfer School of Business at the University of Ottawa.  Prior to joining the faculty at Telfer, Dr. Dimoff spent three years at Portland State University, where she maintains status as an Affiliate Faculty member. She is also an Affiliate Faculty member at Oregon Health & Science University. Dr. Dimoff earned a PhD in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Saint Mary’s University and holds a B.Sc. from Queen’s University. Her primary area of research focuses on the intersections between leadership, occupational health and safety, and employee training and development. As the youngest recipient of the Society of Industrial/Organizational Psychology (SIOP) Scientist-Practitioner Recognition Award, her research reflects her firm endorsement of the scientist-practitioner model. She has worked with local, national, and international organizations to develop, deliver, and evaluate evidence-based solutions to real workplace problems. Most notably, Dr. Dimoff co-developed the Mental Health Awareness Training (MHAT)—one of the first scientifically evaluated mental health training programs for workplace leaders to demonstrate ROI. In addition to numerous journal publications and chapters, she has also co-edited a book, Leading to Occupational Health and Safety: How Leadership Behaviours Impact Organizational Safety and Well-Being.


Tabatha Thibault, MSc, PhD Candidate

Saint Mary's University

Tabatha Thibault holds a MSc in Applied Psychology focusing on Industrial/Organizational Psychology. She is currently a PhD candidate in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at Saint Mary’s University. Her research interests include health and safety, workplace dignity, incivility and cyber deviance in the workplace, the Dark Tetrad of personality, and leadership.


Rachael Jones-Chick, MSc, PhD Student

Saint Mary's University

Rachael is currently a PhD student in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at Saint Mary's University. Rachael earned a MSc in Applied Psychology (Industrial/Organizational Psychology) from Saint Mary's University and an Honours BA in Psychology from the University of Guelph. Rachael's research interests focus on occupational health psychology, with a special interest in creativity and innovation in the workplace, leadership, and safety.

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Vanessa Myers, MSc, PhD Student

Saint Mary's University

Vanessa is currently a PhD student in Industrial/Organizational Psychology at Saint Mary's University. Vanessa earned a MSc in Applied Psychology (Industrial/Organizational Psychology) from Saint Mary's University and an Honours BA in Psychology from the Carleton University. Vanessa's research interests focus on occupational health psychology, with a special focus on leadership, incivility, and customer service.

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