April, 2019 – Members of our research team presented at the annual conference of the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology in National Harbor, Maryland.
- Dr. Fisher and Rebecca Clancy presented 2 papers about employees with caregiving responsibilities (eldercare and childcare) on a panel about eldercare research.
- Rebecca Clancy presented a poster synthesizing research on employees with eldercare responsibilities.
- Rebecca Clancy was part of a team of researchers who presented a poster on women in leadership positions.
- Dr. Thomas presented 2 posters on school-work conflict.
March 11, 2019 – Rebecca Clancy successfully proposed her master’s thesis, which is a quantitative study that examines occupational stress and mental health among women in higher education.
February 4, 2019 – Kelsie Daigle successfully defended her master’s thesis!
June, 2018 – Dr. Thomas is presenting research about breastfeeding in the workplace at the Work and Family Researchers Network conference in Washington, D.C.
May 15, 2018 – Dr. Fisher and Kelly Cave are conducting training at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus to help workers improve their work/life balance.
May 14, 2018 – Kelsie Daigle successfully proposed her master’s thesis, which is a qualitative study that examines planning for parental leave.
May 9, 2018 – Dr. Fisher presented at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) 2nd Symposium on Total Worker Health.
April, 2018 – Members of our research team presented at the at the annual conference of the Society for Industrial/Organizational Psychology in Chicago, Illinois.
- Zhang and Thomas presented a paper about work/family conflict among low-income workers in Nigeria.
- Zhang chaired a symposium about survey non-response, and Thomas presented a paper in the session about individual and team characteristics related to survey response behavior.
- Fisher presented on a panel about ways to improve employees’ health-related behaviors.
Our research team published a paper about breastfeeding and work:
- Spitzmueller, C., Zhang, J., Thomas, C., Wong, J., Fisher, G. G., Matthews, R. A., & Strathearn, L. (in press). Identifying job characteristics related to employed women’s breastfeeding behaviors. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology.
March, 2018 – Members of our research team presented research on work/family issues at the NIOSH Mountain and Plains Education and Research Center Annual Research Day event in Broomfield, Colorado:
- Dorothy Haruyama presented a review of the literature on work/family guilt.
- Rebecca Clancy gave a presentation about eldercare and work.
Research team members published chapters in the book by Drs. Christiane Spitzmueller and Russell Matthews, Research Perspectives on Work and the Transition to Motherhood: http://www.springer.com/gp/book/9783319411194
- Zhang, J., Thomas, C., Dirr, B., Cone, R., & Spitzmueller, C. (2016). Global Maternity Benefits and Their Impact on Maternal and Child Well-Being. In Research Perspectives on Work and the Transition to Motherhood (pp. 149-169). Springer.
- Hill, R. T., Thomas, C., English, L., & Callaway, K. (2016). The Importance and Impact of Child Care on a Woman’s Transition to Motherhood. In Research Perspectives on Work and the Transition to Motherhood (pp. 241-265). Springer.
- Fisher, G. G., Valley, M. A., & Toppinen-Tanner, S., & Mattingly, V. P. (2016). Parental leave and return to work. In C. Spitzmueller & R. A. Matthews (Eds.) Research perspectives on work and the transition to motherhood (pp. 129-148). Springer. doi: 10.1007/978-3-319-41121-7_7
Other relevant recent papers by members of our study team:
- Clancy, R. L., Fisher, G. G, Daigle, K. L., Henle, C. A., McCarthy, J., & Fruhauf, C. A. (2019). Eldercare & work: A multidisciplinary review and recommendations for future research. Journal of Business and Psychology, 1-19.
- Henle, C. A., Fisher, G. G., McCarthy, J., Prince, M. A., Mattingly, V. P., & Clancy, R. L. (2019). Eldercare and childcare: How does caregiving responsibility affect job discrimination? Journal of Business and Psychology, 1-25.
- Crain, T., Brossoit, R., & Fisher, G. G. (2018). Work, nonwork, and sleep (WNS): A model and future research agenda. Journal of Business and Psychology, 33(8), 675-697.
- Thomas, C. L., Laguda, E., Olufemi-Ayoola, F., Netzley, S., Yu, J., & Spitzmueller, C. (2018). Linking Job Work Hours to Women’s Physical Health: The Role of Perceived Unfairness and Household Work Hours. Sex Roles, 1-13.
- Ganster, D. C., Rosen, C. C., & Fisher, G. G. (2018). Long working hours and well-being: What we know, what we don’t know, and what we need to know. Journal of Business and Psychology, 33(1), 25-39. doi: 10.1007/s10869-016-9478-1
- Spitzmueller, C., Wang, Z., Zhang, J., Thomas, C. L., Fisher, G. G., Matthews, R. A., & Strathearn, L. (2015). Got milk? Workplace factors related to breastfeeding among working mothers. Journal of Organizational Behavior. doi:10.1002/job.2061
- Crain, T. L., Hammer, L. B., Bodner, T., Kossek, E. E., Moen, P., Lilienthal, R., & Buxton, O. M. (2014). Work-family conflict, family-supportive supervisor behavior (FSSB), and sleep outcomes. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 19, 155-167.
- Ratnasingam, P., Spitzmueller, C., King, W. R., Rubino, C., Luksyte, A., Matthews, R. A., & Fisher, G. G. (2012). Can onsite childcare have detrimental work outcomes? Examining the moderating roles of family supportive organization perceptions and childcare satisfaction. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 17(4), 435-444. doi:10.1037/a0029538