Jacquelyn B. James, PhD
Jacquelyn B. James is co-director of the Boston College Center on Aging & Work, and research professor in the Lynch School of Education. Her research has focused on the meaning and experience of work, gender roles and stereotypes, adult development, perceptions of older workers and emerging retirement issues. She and her colleagues have published numerous articles, opinion pieces, and four edited books. Most recently, Dr. James, along with Dr. Marcie Pitt-Catsouphes, edited a special issue of the journal, Work, Aging and Retirement—Change in the Meaning and Experience of Work in Life. James is past president of the Society for the Study of Human Development and serves on the editorial board of Work, Aging and Retirement. Currently, Dr. James is working to establish the international, multi-disciplinary Sloan Research Network on Aging & Work.
- 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.