College of Natural Sciences

Selected Publications

In Press

Cleveland, J. N, Fisher, G. G., & Walters, K. M. (in press). The intersection of positive organizations and maturing workers. In M. Steger, L. Oades, A. Delle Fave, & J. Passmore (Eds.) The Wiley Blackwell Handbook of positive psychology at work.

Fisher, G. G. (in press). Archival data/ secondary data techniques. In S. G. Rogelberg (Ed.), The SAGE Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology (2nd edition). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Fisher, G. G., Truxillo, D., Finkelstein, L. & Wallace, L. E. (in press). Age discrimination: Potential for adverse impact and differential prediction related to age. Human Resources Management Review. doi: 10.1016/j.hrmr.2016.06.001

Fragoso, Z. L, Holcombe, K. J, McCluney, C. L, Fisher, G. G., & McGonagle, A. K. (in press). Burnout and engagement: Relative importance of predictors and outcomes in two healthcare worker samples. Workplace Health & Safety.

Fritz, C. & Crain, T. L. (in press). Recovery from work and employee sleep: Understanding the role of experiences and activities outside of work. In C. Barnes, D. Wagner, & J. Barling (Eds.), Sleep and Work. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

Hammer, L. B., Johnson, R. C., Crain, T. L., Kossek, E. E., Davis, K. D., Kelly, E. L., Berkman, L. F., Buxton, O. M., Karuntzos, G., & Chosewood, L. C. (in press). Intervention effects on workplace outcomes: Evidence from the Work, Family, & Health Study. Journal of Applied Psychology.

Kaufman, M. R., Harman, J. J., & Menger, L. M. (in press). Understanding the experiences and needs of female commercial sex workers in Kathmandu, Nepal. Health Care for Women International.

Menger, L. M., Stallones, L., Cross, J. E., Henry, K. L., & Chen, P. Y. (in press). Strengthening suicide prevention networks: Interorganizational collaboration and tie strength. Psychosocial Intervention.

Moses, X. J. E., Walters, K. M., & Fisher, G. G. (in press). What factors are associated with occupational health office staffing, job stress, and job satisfaction. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 58 (6), p567 to p574. *selected for the Continuing Medical Education (CME) Exam, June, 2016.

Shultz, K. S. & Fisher, G. G. (in press). Aging and retirement behavior. In L. M. Riby (Ed.), Handbook of Gerontology Research Methods: Understanding Successful Aging.

Stawski, R. S., Fenn, M. L.*, Wu, C.*, & Fisher, G. G. (in press). Military service and longitudinal changes in memory performance during adulthood and old age. In R. Spiro (Ed.). Long-term outcomes of military service: Perspectives on health and well-being. Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Wu, C., Odden, M. C., Fisher, G. G., & Stawski, R. S. (in press). The association of retirement age with mortality: A population-based longitudinal study among older adults in the United States. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health.


Fisher, G. G. (2016). Additional financial status measures to consider: Commentary on Sinclair and Cheung (2016). Stress and Health. Invited commentary. Advanced online publication. doi:10.1002/smi.2681

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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/workar/waw001

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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0039139

Fisher, G. G., Ryan, L. H., Sonnega, A., & Naudé, M. N. (2016). Job lock, retirement and psychological well-being in the U.S. Work, Aging, and Retirement. Advanced online publication. http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/workar/waw004

Fisher, G. G., Valley, M. A., Toppinen-Tanner, S., & Mattingly, V. P. (2016) Parental leave and return to work. In C. Spitzmueller & R. A. Matthews (Eds.) Research perspectives on work and the transition to motherhood. New York: Springer.


Andel, R., Infurna, F., Hahn, E., Crowe, M., Marchiondo, L., & Fisher, G. G. (2015). Job strain and trajectories of change in episodic memory before and after retirement: Results from the Health and Retirement Study. Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health. Advanced online publication. doi 10.1136/jech-2014-204754

Cleveland, J. N., Fisher, G. G., & Sawyer, K. (2015). Work-family equality: Importance of a level playing field at home. In M. J. Mills (Ed.) Gender and the Work/Family Experience: An Intersection of Two Domains. (pp. 179-201). New York, NY: Springer.

Fisher, G. G., Ryan, L. H., & Sonnega, A. (2015). Prolonged working years: Consequences and directions for interventions. In J. Vuori, R. Blonk, & R. H. Price (Eds.) Sustainable Working Lives: Managing Work Transitions and Health Throughout the Life Course. (pp. 269-288). Netherlands: Springer.

Fisher, G. G., Sonnega, A., & Chaffee, D. S. (2015). Early and unplanned retirement. In N. Pachana (Ed.). Encyclopedia of geropsychology. Springer Singapore.

Fisher, G. G. & Sandell, K. (2015). Sampling in industrial-organizational psychology research: Now what? Industrial and Organizational Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice, 8, 232-237.

Hoffmeister, K., Gibbons, A., Schwatka, N., & Rosecrance, J. (2015). Ergonomics Climate Assessment: A measure of operational performance and employee well-being. Applied Ergonomics, 50, 160-169.

Kotagal, V., Langa, K. M., Plassman, B. L., Fisher, G. G., Giordani, B. J., Wallace, R. B., Burke, J. R., Steffens, D. C., Kabeto, M., Albin, R. L., & Foster, N. L. (2015). Factors associated with cognitive evaluations in the United States. Neurology, 84(1), 64-71.

McGonagle, A. K., Fisher, G. G., Barnes-Farrell, J. L., & Grosch, J. W. (2015). Individual and work factors related to perceived work ability and labor force outcomes. Journal of Applied Psychology, 100(2), 376-398.

Olson, R., Crain, T. L., Bodner, T., King, R., Hammer, L., Klein, L. C., Erickson, L., Moen, P., Berkman, L., & Buxton, O. M. (2015). A workplace intervention improves actigraphic sleep duration in a randomized, controlled study: Results from the Work, Family, & Health Network. Sleep Health, 1, 55-65.

Solove, E., Fisher, G. G., & Kraiger, K. (2015). Coping with job loss and reemployment: A two-wave study. Journal of Business and Psychology, 30(3), 529-541.

Spitzmueller, C., Wang, Z., Zhang, J., Perks, C., Fisher, G. G., Matthews, R. A., & Strathearn, L. (2015). Got milk? Workplace factors related to breastfeeding among working mothers. Journal of Organizational Behavior.


Crain, T. L., Hammer, L. B., Bodner, T., Kossek, E. E., Moen, P., Lilienthal, R., & Buxton, O. M. (2014). Work-family conflict, family-supportive supervisor behavior (FSSB), and sleep outcomes. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 19, 155-167.

Fisher, G. G., Stachowski, A., Infurna, F., Faul, J. D., Grosch, J., & Tetrick, L. (2014). Mental work demands, retirement, and longitudinal trajectories of cognitive functioning. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 19(2), 231-242.

Menger, L. M., Kaufmann, M. R., Harman, J. J., Tsang, S. & Shrestha, D. K. (2014). Unveiling the silence: Women’s sexual health and experiences in Nepal. Culture, Health & Sexuality.

Moses, X. J. E., Walters, K. M., & Fisher, G. G. (2014). The AOHP 2014 Staffing Survey: Building on Previous Work. Journal of the Association of Occupational Health Professionals in Healthcare, 34(3), 12-19.

Hoffmeister, K., Gibbons, A. M., Johnson, S.K., Cigularov, K. P., Chen, P. Y., & Rosecrance, J. C. (2014). The differential effects of transformational leadership facets on employee safety. Safety Science, 62, 68-78.


Crain, T. L., & Hammer, L. B. (2013). Work-family enrichment: A systematic review of antecedents, outcomes, and mechanisms. In A. B. Bakker (Ed.), Advances in positive organizational psychology (pp. 303-328). Bingley, UK: Emerald.

Fisher, G. G. & Barnes-Farrell, J. L. (2013). The use of archival data in OHP research. In M. Wang , R. R. Sinclair, & L. E. Tetrick (Eds). Research Methods in Occupational Health Psychology: State of the Art in Measurement, Design, and Data Analysis (pp. 290-322). Routledge.

Graham, D. J., Linde, J. A., Cousins, J. M., & Jeffery, R. W. (2013). Environmental modifications and two-year measured and self-reported stair-use: A worksite randomized trial. The Journal of Primary Prevention, 34(6), 413-422.

Hammer, L. B., Kossek, E. E., Bodner, T., & Crain, T. L. (2013). Measurement development and validation of the family supportive supervisor behavior shortform (FSSBSF). Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 18, 285-296.

Stallones, L., Doenges, T., Dik, B. J., & Valley, M. A. (2013). Occupation and Suicide: Colorado, 2004-2006. The American Journal of Industrial Medicine, 56(11), 1290-1295.


Bulger, C. A. & Fisher, G. G. (2012). Ethical imperatives of work-life balance. In N. P. Reilly, M. J. Sirgy & C. A. Gorman (Eds.), Work and Quality of Life: Ethical Practices in Organizations (pp. 181-200). New York: Springer.

Fisher, G. G. & Willis, R. J. (2012). Research methods in retirement research. In M. Wang (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Retirement (pp. 177-201). New York: Oxford University Press.

Linde, J. A., Nygaard, K. E., MacLehose, R. F., Mitchell, N. R., Harnack, L. J., Graham, D. J., Cousins, J. M., & Jeffery, R. W. (2012) HealthWorks: Results of a multi-component group randomized worksite environmental intervention trial for weight gain prevention. International Journal of Behavioral Nutrition and Physical Activity, 9(14).

Matthews, R. A. & Fisher, G. G. (2012). The role of work and family in the retirement process: A review and new directions. In M. Wang (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of Retirement (pp. 354-370). New York: Oxford University Press.

Ratnasingam, P., Spitzmueller, C., King, W. R., Rubino, C., Luksyte, A., Matthews, R. & Fisher, G. G.  (2012). Can on-site childcare have detrimental work outcomes? Examining the moderating roles of family supportive organizational perceptions and childcare satisfaction. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 17(4), 435-444.

Rogers, M. A. M., Levine, D., Blumberg, N., Fisher, G. G., Kabeto, M., & Langa, K. M. (2012). Antigenic challenge in the etiology of autoimmune disease in women. Journal of Autoimmunity, 38, J97-J102.


Fisher, G. G., Franks, M. M., Plassman, B. L., Brown, S. L., Potter, G. G., Llewellyn, D. J., Rogers, M. A. M., & Langa, K. M. (2011.) Caring for individuals with dementia and cognitive impairment, not dementia: Findings from the Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study (ADAMS).  Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 59, 488-494.

Plassman, B. L., Langa, K. M., McCammon, R. J., Fisher, G. G., Potter, G. G., Burke, J. R., Steffens, D. C., Foster, N. L., Giordani, B., Unverzagt, F. W., Welsh-Bohmer, K. A., Heeringa, S. H., Weir, D. R., & Wallace, R. B. (2011). Incidence of dementia and cognitive impairment not dementia in the United States. Annals of Neurology, 70, 418-426.


Pagano, M. E., Krentzman, A. R., Onder, C., Baryak, J. L., Murphy, J. L., Zywiak, W. H., & Stout, R. L. (2010).  Assessment of service to others in sobriety (SOS).  Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 28(2), 111-127.

Shultz, K. S., Wang, M., Crimmins, E., & Fisher, G. G.  (2010). Age differences in the demand-control model of work stress: An examination of data from 15 European countries. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 29, 21-47.


Fisher, G. G., Bulger, C. A., & Smith, C. S. (2009). Beyond work and family: A measure of work/non-work interference and enhancement. Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, 14(4), 441-456.

Pagano, M. E., Zemore, S. E., Onder, C., & Stout, R. L.  (2009).  Predictors of initial AA-related helping: Findings from Project Match.  Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 10, 117-125.

Rogers, M. A. M., Plassman, B. P., Kabeto, M., Fisher, G. G., McArdle, J. J., & Langa, K. M. (2009). An educated mother: The effects on cognition in her children. Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology, 22(1), 71-80.

Steffens, D. C., Fisher, G. G., Langa, K. M., Potter, G. G., & Plassman, B. L. (2009). Prevalence of depression among older Americans: The Aging, Demographics, and Memory Study. International Psychogeriatrics, 21(5), 879-888.

Wallace, R. B., & Fisher, G. G. (2009). Health promotion and wellness programs for older workers. In S. J. Czaja & J. Sharit (Eds.), Workplace Wellness. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.


Fisher, G. G., Plassman, B. L., Heeringa, S. G., & Langa, K. M. (2008). Assessing the relationship of cognitive aging and processes of dementia. In S. M. Hofer & D. F. Alwin (Eds.), The Handbook of Cognitive Aging: Interdisciplinary Perspectives (pp. 340-350). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

González, H. M., Bowen, M. E., & Fisher, G. G. (2008). Memory decline and depressive symptoms in a nationally representative sample of older adults: The Health and Retirement Study (1998 – 2004). Dementia and Geriatric Cognition Disorders, 25, 266-271.

Plassman, B. P., Langa, K. M., Fisher, G. G., Heeringa, S. G., Weir, D. R., Ofstedal, M. B., Burke, J. R., Hurd, M. D., Potter, G. G., Rodgers, W. L., Steffens, D. C., McArdle, J. J., Willis, R. J., & Wallace, R. B. (2008). Prevalence of cognitive impairment without dementia in the United States. Annals of Internal Medicine, 148(6), 427-434.

2007 & Earlier

Fuller, J. A., Stanton, J. M., Fisher, G. G., Spitzmueller, C., Russell, S. S., & Smith, P. C. (2003). A lengthy look at the daily grind: Time series analysis of events, mood, stress, and satisfaction. Journal of Applied Psychology, 88, 1019-1033.

McArdle, J. J., Fisher, G. G., & Kadlec, K. M. (2007). A latent growth curve analysis of age trends in tests of cognitive ability in the elderly U.S. population, 1992 – 2004. Psychology and Aging, 22(3), 525-545.


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