Dr. McNall

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(585) 395-2904
Holmes 128


  • B.A., Canisius College
  • Ph.D., SUNY Albany

Research Interests

  • Employee attitudes
  • Work-life balance
  • Positive psychology applied to the workplace
  • Technology in the workplace


  • Nicklin, J.M., McNall, L.A., & Janssen, A. (in press). An examination of positive psychological resources for promoting work-life balance. Chapter accepted in J.M. Nicklin (Ed.), Work-Life Balance in the 21st Century: Perspectives, Practices and Challenges. Nova Publishers.

  • Byle, K., Cucina, J., McNall, L.A, & Nicklin, J.M. (in press). Expatriate work-life balance: Resources, work-life enrichment, and work outcomes. Chapter accepted in J.M. Nicklin (Ed.), Work-Life Balance in the 21st Century: Perspectives, Practices and Challenges. Nova Publishers.

  • Nicklin, J., McNall, L.A., Cerasoli, C., Varga, C. & McGiveny, R.J. (2016). Teaching on-line: Applying need theory to the work-family interface. The American Journal on Distance Education, 30, 167-179. doi: 10.1080/08923647.2016.1187042
  • McNall, L.A., & Michel, J. (2017). The relationship between student core self-evaluations, support for school, and the work-school interface. Community, Work and Family, 20, 253-272. doi:10.1080/13668803.2016.1249827
  • Nicklin, J.M., McNall, L.A., Cerasoli, C.P., Strahan, S.R., & Cavanaugh, J.A. (2014, June). The role of overall justice perceptions within the four-dimensional framework. Social Justice Research, 27, 243-270. doi: 10.1007/s11211-014-0208-4
  • McNall, L.A., & Nicklin, J. (2014). Work-family enrichment. In A.C. Michalos (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Quality of Life Research (pp. 7215-7218). Dordrecht, Netherlands: Springer.
  • Nicklin, J.M. & McNall, L.A. (2013). Work-family enrichment, support, and satisfaction: A test of mediation. European Journal of Work and Organizational Psychology, 22, 67-77. doi: 10.1080/1359432X.2011.616652
  • Masuda, A.D., McNall, L.A., Allen, T., & Nicklin, J.M. (2012). Examining the constructs of work-to-family positive spillover and enrichment. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 80, 197-210. doi:10.1016/j.jvb.2011.06.002
  • McNall, L.A. & Stanton, J.M. (2011). Private eyes are watching you: Reactions to location sensing technologies. Journal of Business & Psychology, 26, 299-309. doi: 10.1007/s10869-010-9189-y
  • McNall, L.A., & Michel, J. (2011). A dispositional approach to the work-school interface. Journal of Business & Psychology, 26, 397-411. doi: 10.1007/s10869-010-9187-0
  • Roch, S.G., McNall, L.A., & Caputo, P. (2011). Rater accuracy perceptions as indicators of performance evaluation quality: Should we believe them? Journal of Business & Psychology, 26. 41-55. doi: 10.1007/s10869-010-9173-6
  • Mulvaney, M.K., McNall, L.A. & Morrissey, R.A. (2011). A longitudinal investigation of work-family strains and gains, work commitment, and subsequent employment status among working mothers. Journal of Family Issues, 32, 292-316.doi:10.1177/0192513X10379202
  • McNall, L.A., Masuda, A.D., Shanock, L.R. & Nicklin, J.M. (2011). Interactive effects of core self-evaluations and perceived organizational support on work-to-family enrichment. Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary & Applied, 145, 133-149. doi: 10.1080/00223980.2010.542506
  • Nicklin, J.M., Greenbaum, R., McNall, L.A., Folger, R. & Williams, K. (2011). Relative importance of contextual variables when judging fairness: An examination of counterfactual thoughts and fairness theory. Organizational Behavior and Human Decision Processes, 114, 127-141. doi:10.1016/j.obhdp.2010.10.007
  • McNall, L.A., Nicklin, J.M., & Masuda, A.D. (2010). A meta-analytic review of the consequences associated with work-family enrichment. Journal of Business & Psychology, 25, 381-396. doi: 10.1007/s10869-009-9141-1
  • Thurston, P. & McNall, L.A. (2010). Justice perceptions of performance appraisal practices. Journal of Managerial Psychology, 25,201-228. doi: 10.1108/02683941011023712
  • McNall, L.A., Masuda, A.D., & Nicklin, J.M. (2010). Flexible work arrangements and job satisfaction/turnover intentions: The mediating role of work-to-family enrichment. Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary & Applied, 144, 61-81.
  • Tannenbaum, S., Beard, R., McNall, L.A., Salas, E. (2010). Informal learning and development in organizations. In S. Kozlowski & E. Salas (Eds.), Learning, Training, and Development in Organizations (pp. 303-331). New York: Routledge.
  • Masuda, A.D., & McNall, L.A. (2010). A conceptual framework for understanding work-family conflict across cultures. In N. Chinchilla, M. Las Heras, & A.D. Masuda (Eds.), Balancing Work and Family: A Practical Guide to Helping Organizations Meet the Global Workforce Challenge (pp. 23-35). Amherst, Massachusetts: Human Resources Development Press.
  • McNall, L.A. & Roch, S.G (2009). A social exchange model of employee reactions to electronic performance monitoring. Human Performance, 22, 204-224. doi:10.1080/08959280902970385
  • McNall, L.A. & Stanton, J. (2009). Employee location sensing: Implications for security and privacy. In H.R. Rao & S. Upadhyaya (Eds.), Annals of Emerging Research in Information Assurance, Security and Privacy Services (pp. 481-500). Bingley, United Kingdom: Emerald Group Publishing Limited.
  • McNall, L.A. & Roch, S.G. (2007). The effects of electronic monitoring type on procedural justice, interpersonal justice, and privacy. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 37, 658-682. doi: 10.1111/j.1559-1816.2007.00179.x
  • Roch, S.G. & McNall, L.A. (2007). An investigation of factors influencing accountability and performance ratings. Journal of Psychology: Interdisciplinary and Applied, 141, 499-523. doi: 10.3200/JRLP.141.5.499-524

Grants and Awards

  • Mildred B. & Charles A. Wedemeyer Award for outstanding article published in The American Journal of Distance Education in 2015-16
  • Morton Deutsch Award for the best 2014 article published in Social Justice Research
  • Scholarly Incentive Award
  • Psi Chi Summer Research Grant
  • Top 20 Poster (“A Meta-Analytic Review of the Consequences Associated with Work-Family Enrichment”) at the Society for Industrial Organizational Psychology Annual Conference in New Orleans, LA
  • UUP Individual Development Grant
  • University at Albany Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Award
  • Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology Scholarship Award
  • University at Albany Benevolent Research Award
  • University at Albany Dept of Psychology Grant Initiative Award


  • PSH 425: Motivation
  • PSH 332: Social Psychology
  • PSH 402/502: Industrial/Organizational Psychology

CV: Laurel McNall

Last Updated 8/13/18

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