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Jeylan T. Mortimer

Protrait: Jeylan T. Mortimer

Ph.D. 1972 University of Michigan
Room 1014B Social Sciences
Phone: 612-624-4064

Curriculum Vitae

Life Course Center

Interest Areas

The Life Course, Social Psychology, Work.

Current Research

The “Youth Development Study” examines developmental pathways and intergenerational dynamics from adolescence through early adulthood.

Selected Publications

“Work Values, Early Career Difficulties, and the U.S. Economic Recession.” with Monica Johnson & Rayna Sage. Social Psychology Quarterly 75:242-267. 2012

Weathering the Great Recession: Psychological and Behavioral Trajectories in the Transition from School to Work.” With Mike Vuolo and Jeremy Staff.  Developmental Psychology. Forthcoming.

The Evolution, Contributions, and Prospects of the Youth Development Study: An Investigation in Life Course Social Psychology.” Social Psychology Quarterly 75: 5-27, 2012

Explaining the Motherhood Wage Penalty During the Early Occupational Career.” With Jeremy Staff. Demography 49:1-21. 2012

The Impact of Sexual Harassment on Depressive Symptoms during the Early Occupational Career.” With Jason Houle, Jeremy Staff, Christopher Uggen, and Amy Blackstone. Society and Mental Health 1: 89-105. 2011.

Origins and Outcomes of Judgments about Work.” With Monica Johnson.  Social Forces 89:1239-1260. 2011

Book Cover: Classic & Contemporary Persp on Social Psyc

Safety Nets and Scaffolds: Parental Support in the Transition to Adulthood.,” with Teresa Swartz, Minzee Kim, Mayumi Uno, & Kirsten Bengtson.  Journal of Marriage and the Family 73: 414-429, 2011.

Classic and Contemporary Perspectives in Social Psychology, edited with Sharon E. Preves. 2010. Oxford: Oxford University Press.