Gwenith G. Fisher

Professor, Director, Occupational Health Psychology Concentration, I/O Program Coordinator
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Office: 225 BHSCI
Phone: (970) 491-2837
Email: Gwen.Fisher@colostate.edu
Web Page: https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=MU4Y7VYAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao

Education: Ph.D., 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 (PSY345, PSY792D), Industrial Psychology (PSY 440), Research Methods & Design (PSY 655A), Survey Research Methods (PSY 792F)
Office Hours:
Monday- 11:00am-12:00pm | Tuesday- | Wednesday- 2:00pm-3:00pm | Thursday- | Friday- | By Appointment- X

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) survey research measurement.



Tetrick, L. T., Fisher, G. G., Ford, M. T., & Quick, J. C. (in press). Handbook of Occupational Health Psychology (3rd edition). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Parker, S.K., Ward, M.K., & Fisher, G.G. (2021). Can high-quality jobs help adults learn new tricks? A multi-disciplinary review of work design for cognition. Academy of Management Annals.

Fisher, G. G., Chaffee, D. S.,* Tetrick, L. E., Davalos, D., & Potter, G. G. (2017). Cognitive aging and work: A review and recommendations for research and practice. . Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 22(3), 314-336.

Fisher, G. G., Matthews, R. A., & Gibbons, A. M. (2016). Developing and investigating the use of single-item measures in organizational research. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 21 (1), 3-23.

Fisher, G. G., Chaffee, D. S.*, & Sonnega, A. (2016). Retirement timing: A review and recommendations for future research. Work, Aging and Retirement, 2, 230-261.


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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