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Flexible Work and
Well-Being Center

University of Minnesota
50 Willey Hall
225 19th Avenue South
Minneapolis, MN 55455

Phone: 612-624-3100
Fax: 612-626-8375
Email: flexwork@umn.edu


 

 

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Work, Family, & Health Network


Phyllis Moen
Phyllis Moen
Co-Director

Erin Kelly
Erin Kelly
Co-Director





 
Flexible Work and Well-Being
Directors

Phyllis Moen
Principal Investigator at University of Minnesota
Email: phylmoen@umn.edu

Dr. Phyllis Moen is one of the nation's foremost scholars of the life course, with numerous studies of the nexus between occupational careers, health, gender, families, policy, and the social organization of work. She has published widely, applying a life-course theoretical perspective to work-family conflict and well-being; couples' strategic and gendered adaptations to the work-family mismatch; and role transitions and trajectories.

Erin Kelly
Principal Investigator at University of Minnesota
Email: kelly101@umn.edu

Erin L. Kelly, Ph.D., is Professor of Sociology at the University of Minnesota and an affiliate of the Minnesota Population Center. She received her Ph.D. from Princeton University in 2000. Kelly's research investigates the adoption, implementation, and consequences of work-family and anti-discrimination policies in U.S. workplaces. She and colleague Phyllis Moen direct the Flexible Work and Well-Being Center, which is part of the Work, Family and Health Network supported by the National Institutes of Health and Centers for Disease Control. She has also investigated non-compliance with the Family and Medical Leave Act, how U.S. companies manage flexible work arrangements, and the effects of corporate affirmative action, diversity, and family policies on the representation of women and African-Americans in managerial positions. Kelly received the Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Work-Family Research (in 2000) and has published articles in leading journals including the American Sociological Review and the American Journal of Sociology.

Project Manager

Rachel Magennis
Email: magen001@umn.edu

Rachel Magennis is the Project Manager for the Flexible Work and Well-Being Center at the University of Minnesota. She received her B.S. in Sociology at Iowa State University and her M.A. in Sociology at the University of Missouri- Kansas City. Her thesis was titled, "Factors Associated with Burnout Among Social Service Workers." Before working with the Work, Family and Health Network, she worked on an evaluation of a credential program for social service workers which educates frontline social service workers to create partnerships with families they assist by assigning responsibilities to both worker and family members.

Graduate Students

Jacqui Frost
Graduate Student- University of Minnesota
Email: frost166@umn.edu

Jacqui Frost is a PhD student in the Department of Sociology at the University of Minnesota. She received her M.S. from Portland State University. Her research interests include culture, irreligion, and the intersection of race, religion, and community.

Erin Hoekstra
Graduate Student- University of Minnesota
Email: hoek0057@umn.edu

Erin Hoekstra is a PhD student in the Department of Sociology at the University of Minnesota. Her research interests include comparative sociology focusing on the US and EU, race and ethnicity, organizations, and qualitative methods.

Anne Kaduk
Graduate Student- University of Minnesota
Email: kaduk003@umn.edu

Anne Kaduk is a student in the PhD program in Sociology at the University of Minnesota. She received her B.A. in Chemistry and International Studies from Northwestern University. Her research interests include work, organizations, sustainability, gender, and family.

Yagmur Karakaya
Graduate Student- University of Minnesota
Email: karak014@umn.edu

Yagmur Karakaya is a PhD student in Sociology at the University of Minnesota. She received her B.A. in Sociology at the Boǧaziçi University in Turkey and M.A. in Comparative Studies of History and Society at Koç University in Turkey. Her research interests include memory, consumption, history in popular culture and organizational culture.

Erik Kojola
Graduate Student- University of Minnesota
Email: kojol002@umn.edu

Erik Kojola is a PhD Candidate in Sociology at the University of Minnesota.

Sarah Lageson
Graduate Student- University of Minnesota
Email: lage0050@umn.edu

Sarah Lageson is a PhD Candidate in Sociology at the University of Minnesota. She studies law, media, crime, and mixed methods.

Jack Lam
Graduate Student- University of Minnesota
Email: lamxx142@umn.edu

Jack Lam is a PhD student in the Department of Sociology at the University of Minnesota. He is broadly interested in the sociology of work, organizations, health and well-being, and the life course.

Shi-Rong Lee
Graduate Student- University of Minnesota
Email: leex5786@umn.edu

Shi-Rong Lee is a PhD student in Sociology at the University of Minnesota. She earned a B.S. in Psychology and a B.A. in Sociology from the National Taiwan University and received her M.Phil. in Sociology from the University of Cambridge. Her research interests include organization and work, health and well-being, economic sociology, and social networks.

Affiliates

J Michael Oakes
Associate Professor of Epidemiology
University of Minnesota
Division of Epidemiology & Community Health
Email:oakes007@umn.edu

Michael Oakes is an Associate Professor in the Division of Epidemiology & Community Health and co-Director of the University of Minnesota's US Census Research Data Center.

He is an active researcher and frequent principal investigator on a wide variety of NIH, NSF, and RWJF funded studies addressing a vast array of methodological, health, social, and ethical topics.

Dr. Oakes has authored over 100 papers exploring problems at the intersection of social and health sciences. His first book entitled Methods in Social Epidemiology was released in 2006; the second edition is now being completed.

Dr. Oakes is known for his work on how social stratification undermines causal inferences drawn from many common research designs and multilevel statistical models. His work on the identification of "neighborhood effects" is widely known.

Dr. Oakes teaches several doctoral-level courses, including "Design and Analysis of Group Randomized Trials;" "Advanced Epidemiologic Methods;" and "Social Epidemiology" Among other honors, he was named a McKnight Presidential Fellow and recently won both his school's highest teaching honors.

Dr. Oakes is Associate Editor of Health & Place; on the editorial board of the Journal of Causal Inference; Senior Scientific Advisor to the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation's Healthy Eating Research program; Chair of one of UMN's IRB panels; and Vice Chair of its Conflict of Interest committee.

Katie Genadek
Research Associate
University of Minnesota, Minnesota Population Center
Email:kgenadek@umn.edu

Katie Genadek is a Research Associate at the Minnesota Population Center and the Flexible Work and Well - Being Center. Katie received her PhD in Applied Economics from the University of Minnesota in 2012; her areas of research include economic demography, labor economics and quantitative analysis. Her dissertation was focused on work and family, specifically she analyzed couples' work schedules and the impact of divorce on time allocated to work and family. Katie also directs outreach and user support for the IPUMS data projects.

Pat McGovern
Professor
University of Minnesota, School of Public Health
Division of Environmental Health Sciences
Email:pmcg@umn.edu

Andrew H. Van de Ven
Professor
University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management
Strategic Management and Organization
Email:avandeve@umn.edu

Phyllis Moen and Erin Kelly

FWWB Staff

 
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