Christina Maslach is a Professor of Psychology (Emerita) and a Researcher at the Healthy Workplaces Center at the University of California, Berkeley. She received her AB from Harvard and her Ph.D. from Stanford. She is widely recognized as one of the pioneering researchers on job burnout, who has written numerous articles and books, and has developed the leading research measure (the Maslach Burnout Inventory). Several of her articles have received awards for their significance and high impact. She has received a lifetime career achievement award for her burnout research, as well as several teaching and service awards, and was given national recognition as Professor of the Year.