Dr. Julie Lanz

Associate Professor, Director, Online Psychology Programs

Office: COPH 304F   |    Phone: (308) 865-8196   |    Email: lanzjj@unk.edu

Dr. Julie Lanz

Courses Taught

Health Psychology
General Psychology
Ethics in Psychology
Abnormal Behavior and Society
Research Methods I and II
Psychological Inquiry


Research Interests

Physician job performance
Occupational health and safety
Wellbeing interventions

CV: Download


Selected Publications

Lanz, J. J. (2020). Evidence-based resilience training for nursing students: A randomized controlled pilot trial. International Journal of Applied Positive Psychology. https://doi.org/10.1007/s41042-020-00034-8 

Messbarger, L.*, & Lanz, J. J. (2020). Examining the relationship between screen time and the biopsychosocial aspects of health. Journal of Psychological Inquiry24(1), 32-41. 

Lanz, J. J., & Forrest, K. (2019). Resilience as a predictor of desistance. In R.D. Morgan (Ed.). The SAGE Encyclopedia of Criminal Psychology. Thousand Oak: SAGE Publications. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781483392240.n403 

Lanz, J. J., Fritson, K., Hoffert, K.*, & Carrillo, KC.* (2019)Reducing burnout through a mindful meditation mobile app: A randomized controlled trialJournal of Psychology & Behavioral Science, 7(2), 66-73. http://dx.doi.org/10.15640/jpbs.v7n2a7

Lanz, J. J., Gregory, P., Menendez, M., & Harmon, L. (2018). Dr. Congeniality: Understanding the importance of surgeons’ nontechnical skills through 360˚ feedback. Journal of Surgical Education, 75(5), 984-992. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jsurg.2017.12.006 

Bruk-Lee, V., & Lanz, J. J. (2017). Conflict at work. In S.G. Rogelberg (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Industrial/Organizational Psychology (2nd Ed.). Thousand Oak: SAGE Publications. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781483386874.n78 

Bruk-Lee, V., & Lanz, J. J. (2017). Conflict management. In S.G. Rogelberg (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Industrial/Organizational Psychology (2nd Ed.). Thousand Oak: SAGE Publications. https://doi.org/10.4135/9781483386874.n79  

Lanz, J. J. & Bruk-Lee, V. (2017). Resilience as a moderator of the indirect effects of conflict and workload on job outcomes among nurses. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 73(12)2973-2986. https://doi.org/10.1111/jan.13383 

Bruk-Lee, V., Lanz, J. J., Drew, E. N., Coughlin, C., Levine, P. J., Tuzinski, K., & Wrenn, K. A.  (2016). Examining applicant reactions to different media types in character-based simulations for employee selection. International Journal of Selection and Assessment, 24(1), 77-91. https://doi.org/10.1111/ijsa.12132 

Nixon, A. E., Lanz, J. J., Manapragada, A., Bruk-Lee, V., Schantz, A., & Rodriguez, J. F. (2015). Nurse safety: How is safety climate related to affect and attitude?. Work and Stress, 29(4)401-419. https://doi.org/10.1080/02678373.2015.1076536 

*Undergraduate student 


Honors and Awards

UNK CAS Faculty Mentoring of Student Research Award, 2020