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Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award

For Excellence in Work-Family Research






New: Announcing the 2015 Kanter Award Finalists


The Center for Families at Purdue University and the Boston College Center for Work & Family are delighted to announce the finalists for the 2015 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Awards for Excellence in Work-Family Research. The winner of this prestigious award will be selected by academic and corporate reviewers and will be announced in October, 2015 and recognized at the Boston College Center for Work & Family 25th Anniversary Gala on  November 5, 2015 in Boston, MA.

Read about the finalists and their research here.




2014 Kanter Award Winner Announced!




Congratulations to Laura denDulk, Sandra Groeneveld, Ariane Ollier-Malaterre, and Monique Valcour - winners of the 2014 Kanter Award for their paper National context in work-life research: A multi-level cross-national analysis of the adoption of workplace work-life arrangements in Europe published in the European Management Journal.

The award was given at the WFRN Conference on June 21. 2014. Press Release. Kanter 2014 Winner and Nominees.


**NEW 2014 Kanter Award Top 10 Takeaways Publication**




Alison Konrad receives the 2013 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award from Brad Harrington and Shelley MacDermid Wadsworth


2013 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award Announced!

Congratulations to Alison Konrad and Yang Yang

Is using work-life interface benefits a career-limiting move? An
examination of women, men, lone parents, and parents with
Journal of Organizational Behavior 33, 1095-1119

Press Release

2013 Kanter Award Publication

2013 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award Finalists Announced!

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2014 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award Web Conference Series

We are pleased to invite your participation in our webconference series featuring nominees for the Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award.  Three exciting web conferences have been scheduled for 2014:


  • Don't blame the babies: Work hours mismatches and the role of children Wednesday, April 30, 2014 12pm - 1pm ET Featuring Jeremy Reynolds, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Georgia   Web conference recording
  • Individual and Organizational Solutions to Work-Family Conflict Tuesday, September 16, 2014 9am-10am ET Featuring Amit Somech, Professor of Organizational Psychology, and Head of Educational Administration Department, University of Haifa, Israel Web conference recording
  • It's all a blur: workload and work family Wednesday, November 19, 2014 10am - 11am ET Featuring Paul Glavin, Assistant Professor of Sociology, McMaster University, and Scott Schieman, Associate Professor of Sociology, University of Toronto Web conference recording


Announcing the 2012 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award Winner

She Left, He Left: How Employment and Satisfaction Affect Women’s and Men’s Decisions to Leave Marriages.

by L.C. Sayer, P. England, P.D. Allison & K. Kangas

American Journal of Sociology (2011) 116:6, 1982-2018.


2011 Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award Winner

Who Gets the Daddy Bonus? : Organizational Hegemonic Masculinity and the Impact of Fatherhood on Earnings.

by M.J. Hodges & M. J. Budig

Gender & Society 24(6), 717-745 (2010).


Top 10 Takeaways from the 2011 and 2012 Kanter Awards