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Early Registration Pricing for the 2024 WFRN Conference Ends March 1

If you are the intended presenter at the 2024 Work and Family Researchers Network Conference, you must fully pay membership fees and registration fees. To check the status of your membership and registration, we ask that you please log into our payment system https://www.meetingsavvy.org/wfrn/frmLogin.aspx to finalize your 2024 registration and membership fees. In the left menu you will [Read More…]

February 27, 2024


WFRN Featured Scholar – Heejung Chung

The Work and Family Researchers Network is proud to provide an interview with our March 2024 Featured Scholar Heejung Chung, Professor of Sociology and Social Policy, University of Kent, UK.  Read the interview by following this link: https://wfrn.org/wp-content/uploads/2024/02/Chung-Featured-Scholar.pdf

February 27, 2024


IMPORTANT MESSAGE FOR 2024 WFRN CONFERENCE PRESENTERS

If you are the intended presenter at the 2024 Work and Family Researchers Network Conference, you must fully pay membership fees and registration fees. To check the status of your membership and registration, we ask that you please log into our payment system https://www.meetingsavvy.org/wfrn/frmLogin.aspx to finalize your 2024 registration and membership fees. In the left [Read More…]

February 22, 2024


Work and Family Researchers Network Virtual Conference Series Event –  Professional Development: Making the Most Out of Conferences

Register Now for the Next Work and Family Researchers Network Virtual Conference Series Event –  Professional Development: Making the Most Out of Conferences  The Event This WFRN Virtual Conference Series professional development session will focus on making the most out of conferences, offering general advice for attending conferences and networking (and offering tips for the [Read More…]

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February 22, 2024


Extended Call for Nominations – Ellen Galinsky Generative Researcher Award

Additional Information: The nomination deadline for the Ellen Galinsky Generative Researcher Award has been extended to March 15, 2024. This award recognizes a work-family researcher or research team who have/has contributed break-through thinking to the work-family field via theory, measures, and/or data sets that led to expansive application, innovation, and diffusion, including the sharing of [Read More…]

February 13, 2024


Thank you to Outgoing Members of the WFRN Leadership Team

Thank you to outgoing members of the WFRN leadership team. Past President: Melissa Milkie, Ph.D., University of Toronto, Canada (2023, President 2021-2022) Secretary: Ameeta Jaga, Ph.D., University of Capetown, South Africa (2021-2023) Yvonne Lott, Ph.D., Institute of Economic and Social Research, Hans-Böckler Foundation, Germany (2021-2023) Sabrina Speights, Ph.D., Wheaton College Massachusetts, USA (2021-2023)

February 13, 2024


Congratulations to New Members of the WFRN Leadership Team

Congratulations to the new members of the WFRN Leadership Team. Secretary (term 2024-2026) Samantha Ammons, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of Sociology & Anthropology, University of Nebraska at Omaha, USA New Board Members (term 2024-2026) Matthew M. Piszczek, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Management, Mike Illitch School of Business, Wayne State University, USA Marisa Young, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Department of [Read More…]

February 13, 2024


Announcing the 2024-2025 WFRN Early Career Fellowship Recipients

The WFRN Welcomes 2024 Early Career Fellowship Recipients! To date, 140 early career scholars have participated in the WFRN’s Early Career Fellowship Program. This program is designed to deliver a variety of supports for advancement to secure senior-level positions, as well as assist attendance at the WFRN Conference. The call for applications for the 2024 [Read More…]

January 30, 2024


Securing your Visa and Hotel Reservations at the 2024 Conference

2024 WFRN Conference attendees are encouraged to secure their visas (if needed) for entry to Canada as soon as possible.  U.S. citizens will need a valid passport for entry to Canada and are encouraged to make sure their passport is current. The WFRN has secured a limited number of discount rooms at the Sheraton Le Centre [Read More…]

January 25, 2024


WFRN Registration and Membership Support Awards for Scholars in Need

WFRN Registration and Membership Support Awards The generous donations donors and sponsors make possible a limited number of funded memberships and registrations to support attendance at the WFRN’s conference. If you are a scholar with financial need and have a paper or session accepted in the biennial conference, you are eligible to apply.  Review of [Read More…]

January 25, 2024


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