Jacquelyn B. James, PhD
Jacquelyn B. James, a personality and developmental psychologist, is co-director at the Center on Aging & Work and research professor at the Lynch School of Education at Boston College. Her research has focused on the meaning and experience of work, and adult development and aging. Her most recent book, The Crown of Life: Dynamics of the Early Postretirement Period, details the opportunities and challenges inherent in the early retirement years for new retirees. Currently, she is director of the Sloan Research Network on Aging & Work, a new initiative with nearly 120 members from 15 disciplines and 14 countries around the world. Dr. James is past-president of the Society for the Study of Human Development and serves on the editorial board of the society’s flagship journal, Research in Human Development.
- Occasional Flexibility: Small Request; Big Impact (November 2013).
- What Do Managers Really Think about Flexibility? (September 2013).
- Through a Different Looking Glass: The Prism of Age (August 2012).
- Insights on Activity in Later Life from the Life & Times in an Aging Society Study—Engaged as We Age (January 2012).
- The End of Retirement as We Know It?—Engaged as We Age (February 2010).
- The CitiSales Study of Older Workers: Employee Engagement, Job Quality, Health and Well-being (November 2008).
- Generational Differences in Perceptions of Older Workers’ Capabilities (November 2007).
- Responsive Workplaces for Older Workers: Job Quality, Flexibility and Employee Engagement (October 2007).
- Sloan Research Network on Aging & Work, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
- Age and Generations.
- The Citisales Study.
- The Life & Times in an Aging Society Study
- The Time & Place Management Study.