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Michael Smyer, PhD

Bucknell University
Research Fellow
Sloan Center on Aging & Work, Boston College

Michael Smyer is Provost and Professor of Psychology at Bucknell University. Prior to joining Bucknell, Smyer was a professor of Psychology and co-director of the Sloan Center on Aging & Work at Boston College. At the Center, he focused on developing evidence-based practices to enhance the individual and organizational effectiveness of 21st-century workplaces. Smyer's research and teaching focus on adult development and aging, with special attention to the impact of the contexts of aging. In addition, he has written extensively on aging and mental health, particularly the policy aspects of this area.

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