Communicating emotions at work

I wrote Communicating Emotions at Workafter spending several decades collecting emotional narratives from clerks, probation officers, teachers, firefighters, managers, factory workers, and many others.  From this research I learned several important truths. 

First, although work is often mundane, emotional encounters make it more meaningful, memorable, humane and (sometimes) stressful.  … Read More

Reflections on Investigating Gender

Our academic and activist experiences and influences represent a generational and gender divide.  Martha got her Ph.D. from the University of Iowa in 1977 and Mike from New York University in 2006. Martha became an active member of the women’s liberation movement in 1970 at Kent State University and has … Read More