Studying our family ties: Mac researcher up for Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award
Best of the best: A committee of nearly 50 scholars who considered more than 2,500 articles selected Marisa Young’s paper for the finals. Young is an assistant professor in McMaster's Department of Sociology.
Marisa Young, an assistant professor in McMaster’s Department of Sociology, is one of 14 international researchers who have been selected as finalists for a prestigious award recognizing excellence in work-family research.
A new research paper from Young, The Impact of Neighbourhood Composition on Work-Family Conflict and Distress, earned her a position on the list of finalists for the Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research.
A committee of nearly 50 scholars who considered more than 2,500 articles that were published in 77 English-language journals from around the world selected Young’s paper for the finals.
The Rosabeth Moss Kanter Award for Excellence in Work-Family Research is a joint initiative of the Center for Families at Purdue University and the Boston College Center for Work and Family. Rosabeth Moss Kanter is noted as one of the most influential contributors to modern literature on work and family.
McMaster Professor Paul Glavin, an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology (Social Psychology), was a 2013 finalist for the award.
Want to learn more about Marisa Young’s research and expertise? Read this Globe and Mail column from the assistant professor.