College of Natural Sciences Colorado State University Department of Psychology

Gwenith G. Fisher

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Assistant Professor
Industrial Organizational Psychology

Phone: (970) 491-2837
Office Location: 228 BHSCI
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PhD: Bowling Green State University, 2001
Area of Specialization: I/O Psychology: Occupational Health Psychology, Aging Workforce Issues, Work/Family Issues, Research Methods
Teaching Courses: Occupational Health Psychology, Industrial Psychology, Organizational Research Methods
Office Hours:
Monday- 12:00-2:00 | Tuesday- | Wednesday- | Thursday- | Friday- 9:30-10:30 | By Appointment-

Current Research: My research interests in I/O psychology center around occupational health psychology, including (a) health and wellbeing among older workers, (b) retirement, work ability, and prolonged working life, and (c) the work/non-work interface, including work/non-work conflict, enhancement, and work/life balance.

Vita: fisher.pdf

Recent Publications

McGonagle, A., Fisher, G. G., Barnes‐Farrell, J. L., & Grosch, J. (in press). Individual and work factors related to perceived work ability and labor force outcomes. Journal of Applied Psychology

Fisher, G. G., Stachowski, A., Infurna, F., Faul, J. D., Grosch, J., & Tetrick, L. (2014). Mental work demands, retirement, and longitudinal trajectories of cognitive decline. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 19(2) 231-242

Fisher, G. G. & Willis, R. J. (2013). Research methods in retirement research. In M. Wang (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Retirement (pp. 177-201). New York: Oxford University Press.

Fisher, G. G. & Barnes-Farrell, J. L. (2012). The use of archival data in OHP research. In M. Wang , R. R. Sinclair, & L. E. Tetrick (Eds). Research Methods in Occupational Health Psychology: State of the Art in Measurement, Design, and Data Analysis (pp. 290-322). Routledge.

Fisher, G. G., Bulger, C. A., & Smith, C. S. (2009). Beyond work and family: A measure of work/non-work interference and enhancement. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 14(4), 441-456.


Occupational Health Psychology (OHP) Research Group: Research in the Occupational Health Psychology lab focuses on worker health and well-being, and characteristics of the work environment that impact individuals and organizations. The lab serves to build a community of those studying occupational health psychology topics.
Location: C46, C50

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