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Jacqueline James

Co-Director, Center on Aging and Work, Boston College

Meeting of June 14, 2017 - The ADEA @ 50 - More Relevant Than Ever

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 & 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 Research in Human Development. Currently, Dr. James is working to establish the international, multi-disciplinary Sloan Research Network on Aging & Work.