Jeylan T Mortimer
Educational Background & Specialties
- Ph.D.: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1972.
- M.A: University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1967.
- B.A.: Jackson College, Tufts University,, Medford, Massachusetts, 1965..
- The Life Course
- Social Psychology Work
- Soc 4090/5090 - Topics in Sociology: Adolescence and the Transition to Adulthood
- Soc 8551 - Social Structure and the Life Course
- Soc 8721 - Theories of Social Psychology
Research & Professional Activities
- The three generational “Youth Development Study” examines life course pathways and intergenerational dynamics.,
- Adolescent Precursors of Pathways from School to Work,” with M.J. Vuolo & J. Staff. 2014. Journal of Research on Adolescence 24: 145-162.
- “Parental Economic Hardship and Children’s Achievement Orientations,” with L. Zhang, J. Hussemann, & C-Y Wu. 2014. Longitudinal and Life Course Studies 5:105-128.
- “Explaining the Motherhood Wage Penalty During the Early Occupational Career,” with J. Staff. 2012. Demography 49:1-21.
- “The Evolution, Contributions, and Prospects of the Youth Development Study: An Investigation in Life Course Social Psychology.” Social Psychology Quarterly 75: 5-27. 2012
- “Work Values, Early Career Difficulties, and the U.S. Economic Recession,” with M.K. Johnson & R. Sage. 2012. Social Psychology Quarterly 75:242-267.
- “The Changing Social Construction of Age and the Life Course: Precarious Identity and Enactment of ‘Early’ and “Encore’ Stages of Adulthood.” With P. Moen. Forthcoming in M. J. Shanahan, J.T. Mortimer & M.K. Johnson (eds), Handbook of the Life Course, Vol. 2. New York: Springer.
- “Reinforcement or Compensation? The Effects of Parents’ Work and Financial Conditions on Adolescents’ Work Values during the Great Recession.” With M. K. Johnson. Forthcoming. Journal of Vocational Behavior.
- “The Transition to Adulthood: Life Course Structures and Subjective Perceptions,” Forthcoming, with S.R. Eliason & M. Vuolo. Social Psychology Quarterly.
- ASA Cooley-Mead Award, 2011
- Dean's Medal, 2004
- College of Liberal Arts Scholars of the College, University of Minnesota, 1997
- National Institute of Health Award