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Young Marisa, Assistant Professor

Marisa Young

Assistant Professor

Faculty
Department of Sociology

Area(s) of Interest:

Research Snaps

Biography

Research Interests:

Sociology of Mental Health, Work-Family Interface, Quantitative Methods, Sociology of Work and Occupations, Social Psychology, Sociology of Family, Sociology of Urban Health

Research Grants:

2014-2016 McMaster University Arts Research Board Grant. "Work-Family Conflict in Context: The Importance of Neighbourhood of Residence." Principal Investigator, $6,962.

2014-2019 Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC). "The Intergenerational Transmission of Gender Egalitarian Family Environments: A Follow Up Study," (Co-Investigator: Dr. Blair Wheaton, PI), $242,697.

2014/18 Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). "Demands and Resources in Work and Family Life and their Implications for Stress and Health among Canadians: Waves 3-5," (Co-Investigator: Dr. Scott Schieman, PI), $856,175.

2010/14   Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR). "Demands and Resources in Work and Family Life and their Implications for Stress and Health among Canadians," (Co-Investigator: Dr. Scott Schieman, PI), $800,240.

2012/14    Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Insight Development Grant. "Profiling Residential Life Histories Using Historical Census Data" (Co-Investigator: Dr. Blair Wheaton, PI), $54,695.

2008/12   Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR) & Social Science and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) "Investigating Neighbourhood Effects on Mental Health" (Collaborator, Dr. Blair Wheaton; Dr. Patricia O'Campo, Co-PI's), $1,380,000.

Education

Ph.D. Sociology, University of Toronto, 2013

Research

Selected Publications:

JOURNAL ARTICLES:

Young, Marisa, Jean Wallace and Alicia Polachek. 2015,  “Gender Differences in Perceived Domestic Equity: A Study of Professionals.” Journal of Family Issues, 36(13), 1751-1781.

Young, Marisa. 2015. “Work-Family Conflict in Context: The Impact of Structural and Perceived Neighborhood Disadvantage on Work-Family Conflict.” Social Science Research, 50, 311-327.

Schieman, Scott and Marisa Young. 2015. "Multitasking and its Association with Work-Family Conflict: Demands, Resources, and Flexible Arrangements as Consequences." Social Indicators Research, 120: 741-767.

Young, Marisa, Scott Schieman, and Melissa Milkie. 2014 "Spouse's Work-to-Family Conflict, Family Stressors, and Mental Health among Dual-Earner Mothers and Fathers." Society & Mental Health, 4(1): 1-20 (lead article).

Young, Marisa and Blair Wheaton. 2013 "The Impact of Neighborhood Social Composition on Work-Family Conflict and Distress." Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 54(4): 481-497.

Schieman, Scott and Marisa Young. 2013. "Are communications about Work Outside Regular Working Hours Associated with Work-to-Family, Psychological and Sleep." Work & Stress, 27(3): 244-261. 

Young, Marisa and Scott Schieman. 2012. "When Hard Times Take a Toll: The Distressing Consequences of Economic Hardship and Life Events Within the Family-Work Interface." Journal of Health and Social Behavior, 53(1): 84-98.

Schieman, Scott and Marisa Young. 2011. "Economic Hardship and Family-to-Work Conflict: Gender and Work Conditions as Contingencies." Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 32(1): 46-61.

Young, Marisa. 2010. "Gender Differences in Precarious Work." Relations Industrielles/Industrial Relations, 65(1): 74-97.

Schieman, Scott and Marisa Young. 2010. "Is there a Downside to Schedule Control for the Work-Family Interface?" Journal of Family Issues, 31(10): 1391-1414.

Schieman, Scott and Marisa Young. 2010. "The Demands of Creative Work: Implications for the Stress in the Work-Family Interface." Social Science Research, 39(2): 246-259.

Wallace, Jean and Marisa Young. 2010. "Work Hard, Play Hard: A Comparison of Men and Women's Time in Paid and Unpaid Work and Participation in Leisure Activities." Canadian Review of Sociology, 47(1): 27-47.

Young, Marisa and Jean Wallace. 2009. "Family Responsibilities, Productivity, and Earnings: A Study of Gender Differences among Canadian Lawyers." Journal of Family and Economic Issues, 30:305-319.

Wallace, Jean and Marisa Young. 2008. "Parenthood and Productivity: A Study of Demands, Resources, and Family-Friendly Firms." Journal of Vocational Behavior, 72: 110-122.

CHAPTERS IN EDITED VOLUMES:

Young, Marisa. 2015. "Family and Work."  International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, edited by James D. Wright. 2nd edition, Vol 8 (pp. 758–765). Oxford: Elsevier. 

Wheaton, Blair, Marisa Young, Shirin Montazer and Catherine Stuart. 2012. "Social Stress in the 21st Century." Handbook of the Sociology of Mental Health, edited by C. Aneshensel, J. Phelan, A. Bierman. 2nd Edition (pp. 299-324). New York: Springer.