Sheldon Zedeck, PhD

Associate Director, HealthyWorkplaces

Dr. Zedeck, Associate Director of the Interdisciplinary Center for Healthy Workplaces, Professor Emeritus of Psychology and former Vice Provost of Faculty for UCB, has nearly 50 years of experience as an academic and practitioner focused on workplace issues.  He has published research on a variety of topics including employment discrimination, work/life balance, performance management, and employment law compliance.  He has served as an advisor to government and state agencies such as the US Department of Justice, Department of Labor, and the Department of State. He has also advised many organizations and testified in numerous legal cases in an effort to reverse adverse impact against minorities.



Health and Well-Being Conferences

This project aims to hold continuing education conferences for practitioners and executives to disseminate the current state of knowledge on how to improve worker health and well-being based on science…

October 10, 2016


A “mixer” usually doesn’t bring work to mind. But at a recent mixer on the UC Berkeley campus, work was all anyone was talking about. Sponsored by UC Berkeley’s fledgling Interdisciplinary Center for Healthy Workplaces, the event brought together more than 50 researchers, business leaders, public policymakers and service providers who’ve taken an active interest in worker well-being. On their agenda: making new connections while exploring the ways work could be made a healthier, more satisfying and more productive experience.

February 6, 2014