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

Other relevant recent papers by members of our study team: