As part of its diverse agenda, the Center for Women and Work (CWW) conducts cutting-edge research relevant to gender, workplace policies, education, career development, women’s leadership and advancement, work-life integration, and other issues of importance to New Jersey’s and the nation’s working families.
See below for a summary of the research we perform at CWW. For further information, please contact our Research Director, Danielle Lindemann, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How Can We Help You?
At CWW, we conduct original research and analyze existing data on diverse topics related to our areas of work. Our multi-disciplinary team of university researchers is well-versed in numerous literatures situated at the intersection of gender, work, education, and policy. We have expertise in various facets of quantitative and qualitative research including survey methods, interviewing, focus groups, ethnography, content analysis, multivariate regression and other forms of statistical analysis. We produce multiple types of deliverables, ranging from research briefs and policy documents to op-eds and articles for scholarly journals.
Topics We Have Covered in the Past
Since its establishment in 1993, CWW has produced innovative scholarship on a myriad of diverse topics. This diversity is reflected in the themes of some of our most recent publications:
Policy-Based Work Supports
Paid Sick Days
Education for All
Women in Science and Technology
Women in Legal Professions
Current Research Projects
We are currently engaged in ongoing projects on multiple topics, including:
Success strategies employed by women executives in industries such as finance, pharmaceuticals, and communications
Women’s attrition in undergraduate STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) majors
Impact of Family Leave Insurance program on New Jersey businesses
Access to and favorability of earned sick days by residents of New Jersey
Effects of Family Leave Insurance on maternal and infant health behaviors: a state-by-state look at leave benefits and health outcomes
Impact of training on quality of care for home-based health care recipients
Impact of unionization on home-based childcare providers in New Jersey
Spouses who live apart for work-related reasons: what can they teach us more broadly about the negotiation of family, gender, and careers in the United States today?
Strategies to promote effective institutional transformation for equity in career and technical education programs
State policy for equity in the STEM education to work pipeline
The transition between associate and full professor for university faculty, with a particular focus on women in the STEM disciplines
For more information about any of these projects, contact our Research Director, Danielle Lindemann, at email@example.com.