Granada (Spain), 5th-7th June, 2024

Professor Tahira M. Probst

Washington State University (USA)

Dr Tahira M. Probst is a Professor of Psychology at Washington State University (USA) where she directs the Coalition for Healthy and Equitable Workplaces lab.

Her research focuses on the health, safety, and performance-related outcomes of economic stressors (including job insecurity, financial strain, and underemployment), as well as multilevel contextual variables at the organizational, community, and national levels that influence these relationships. A second stream of research focuses on psychosocial predictors of work-related injury under-reporting, with a recent emphasis on health and safety impacts of the pandemic.

She has published 160+ journal articles and book chapters which have appeared in outlets such as Journal of Applied Psychology, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Applied Psychology: An International Review, Work & Stress, and Accident Analysis & Prevention. She co-edited the Wiley Handbook on The Psychology of Occupational Health & Safety. Her research has received international attention from major news outlets and trade magazines, including Harvard Business Review and Fortune magazine. She is past Editor of Stress and Health and sits on the Editorial Boards of the Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Journal of Business and Psychology, Military Psychology, and Occupational Health Science.

Professor Marisa Salanova

Jaume I University (Spain)

Dr Marisa Salanova is a full professor on Positive Organizational Psychology at the Jaume I University (UJI), director of the “WANT Research team” and founding partner and outgoing president of the Spanish Society of Positive Psychology.

She has more than 300 publications in the discipline of occupational health psychology and recently her research has focused on positive psychology applied to work, especially in work engagement, flow, self-efficacy, positive and healthy organisations and organisational resilience. In addition, she actively engages in research projects and consulting associated with psychosocial risk management, learning and development, HRM, and applied positive psychology. 

Professor Salanova is also a member of the Scientific Committee from the journals Applied Psychology: An Internacional Review, Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Journal of Occupational and Organizational Behavior, European Journal of Work and Organizacional Psychology, and member of international Scientific Organisations, such as the European Association on Work and Organizational Psychology (EAWOP), the International Association of Applied Psychology (IAPP),  Society for Occupational Health Psychology (SOHP), and the International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA).