Mari Kira co-authors study in the Journal of Vocational Behavior

December 5, 2017

Mari Kira’s co-authored study, “Can I come as I am? Refugees’ vocational identity threats, coping, and growth” has been published in the Journal of Vocational Behavior. With colleagues in Germany and in Canada, Kira writes about “how transition experiences impact refugees’ personal and career-related growth in the new country.”

Kira is the Center for Positive Organizations’ research director and assistant research scientist and lecturer in the Department of Psychology. Her current research focuses on identities at work and how both identity affirming work experiences and adversities challenging identities can foster employees’ psychological growth and sustainability.