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Shelley M. MacDermid Wadsworth

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Email: shelley |at| purdue.edu
Office: CDFS 105 Map
Phone: (765) 494-6026
Fax: (765) 496-1144
Homepage: Homepage
Associate Dean, College of Health and Human Sciences
Director, Center for Families
Director, Military Family Research Institute
Professor of Human Development and Family Studies

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Ph.D. Pennsylvania State University 1989

Research Interests

adult development in the context of workplaces, generativity, differences between large and small workplaces, identity structure and multiple roles

Teaching Interests

Work-family relationships, families in social context


Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
Henry A. Murray Research Center
Department of Defense


Pagnan, C. E., Lero, D. S., & MacDermid Wadsworth, S. M. (forthcoming). It's not always in the math: Examining dual-earner couples decision to off-shift., Community, Work and Family.

Brimeyer, T. M., Perrucci, R., MacDermid Wadsworth, S. M. (forthcoming). Age, tenure, resources for control, and organizational commitment. Social Science Quarterly.

Green, S. G., Bull Schaefer, R. A., MacDermid, S. M. & Weiss, H. M. (2011). Partner reactions to work-family conflict: Cognitive appraisal and indirect crossover in couples. Journal of Management, 37: 744-469.

MacDermid Wadsworth, S. M. (2010). Family risk and resilience in the context of war and terrorism. Journal of Marriage and Family, 62L 536-556.

Behnke, A. O.*, MacDermid, S. M.*, Anderson, J. C. & Weiss, H. M. (2010). Ethnic variations in the connection between work-induced family separation and turnover intent. Journal of Family Issues, 31, 626-655.

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